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Assistant Director of Recreation & Wellness - Intramural Sports

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Indianapolis
Categories: Health & Recreation

Position Overview

This position oversees the Intramural Sports program and staff based on the BU|BeWell student experience model. The Intramural Sports program consists of approximately 1500 unique Butler participants annually in 16 intramural sports with over 600 teams. Direct Reports consist of approximately 60-part time, and an Intern. This position facilitates reservations, contracts, travel, marketing, administrative operations, purchasing, professional development, hiring and onboarding, financial and risk management, advancement, recruitment and assessment. This position will strive to foster an inclusive environment that seeks to serve a diverse campus community through actively developing and implementing strategies and programs to engage under-represented populations.

Job Duties

  • Advance BU|BeWell through programs and services that promote a holistic student experience for participants.
  • Foster an inclusive environment that seeks to serve a diverse campus community through actively developing and implementing strategies to engage under-represented populations.
  • Ensures the planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation of programs are conducted in accordance with established service and safety standards.
  • Develop and manage Intramural policies and procedures based on university, department and governing body directives and guidelines as well as best practices.
  • Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommendations to achieve the goals of the program.
  • Ensures that policies & procedures are properly developed, communicated, interpreted and implemented uniformly; analyze and evaluate policies and procedures and revise as needed.
  • Assists in the development of a comprehensive package of marketing and promotional efforts.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure that intramural sports engage participants, promote health and well-being and provide a cross-section of opportunities for learning.
  • Submits promotional copy for programs prior to established deadlines.
  • Defines target markets. Assists in conducting analysis, assessments and industry research.
  • Encourages participant and staff use of social media to bring awareness to sports programs.
  • Responds to customer concerns and comments.
  • Ensures the indoor and outdoor facilities for Intramural sports programs are reserved and coordinated in accordance with the approved policies of Athletics Facilities.
  • Independently implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day activities of the program. Act as key contact.
  • Provide for effective customer service delivery, management of associated risks and liability, evaluation and development of programs, including monitoring and updating of policies and procedures.
  • Equipment management. Including all team equipment that is being stored on campus and off campus in non-university facilities.
  • Provide engaged leadership and supervision of Intramural program staff including the Intern, and 60-part time staff
  • Ensure that hiring, training and, when required, proper termination of all student and contingent staff for Intramural sports programs are conducted in accordance with department and university policies and guidelines.
  • Monitor budgets routinely; oversee purchases; and ensure adherence to financial deadlines and guidelines.
  • Develop and direct the implementation of operating policies and procedures for Intramural Sports.
  • Provide strategic analysis of Intramural program budgets, ensuring operations are managed efficiently
  • Develop and direct the implementation of operating policies and procedures for Intramural Sports.
  • Collaborate with university contacts including, but not limited to, Advancement, Admissions, Alumni Association, Legal, Athletics, Human Resources, Facility Operations, Information Technology and Programs for Student Involvement and Leadership staff

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • American Red Cross 1st Aid & CPR certified required
  • Certified High School Sports Official preferred

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

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Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.