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University of Miami Assistant Director, Club Sports and Special Events, Summer Camp in Coral Gables, Florida

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The assistant director of club sports and camp reports to the director of recreational sports programs. This position is responsible for supervising and coordinating club sports, late-night programming and special events as well as assisting with the Mini Canes Summer Camp Program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the direction and operations of the club sports program to include mentoring student participants and manage coaches

  • Assist club sport officers with their budget preparation and presentation to the Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee (SAFAC)

  • Coordinate with other professional staff with travel planning, purchasing requests, and reimbursements for club sport events

  • Oversee all club budgets consisting of SAFAC funds, donation accounts and agency accounts totaling over $250,000

  • Conduct club sports officers meetings

  • Coordinate fundraising and revenue generating opportunities for club sports

  • Oversee the Federation of Club Sports Council which is the governing body of all club sports

  • Assist in overall administration of the Summer Mini Canes Recreational Sports summer camp program

  • Develop and implement late night programming events in collaboration with the Division of Student Affairs. Develop student learning outcomes and assess late night events success

  • Supervise the club sport athletic training staff and serve as liaison with health provider to develop, implement coverage and treatment

  • Manage and coordinate maintenance club sports vans for travel per risk management

  • Maintain and use club sports management software (i.e. Do Sports Easy.)

  • Create and recommend policy implementation and regulations, communication and evaluation concerning club sports and summer camp. Work closely with the director of recreational sports programs in program, personnel, and fiscal management programs

  • Communicate all department and University Risk Management policies to all club sports. Assist in the development of a risk management program to ensure a safe environment

  • Track revenues and expenditures regularly as it relates to the club sports program. Maintain fiscal summaries and cost analyses of activities. Assist in the annual budget preparation for club sports and summer camp programs

  • Complete requested assessments of all programs, services and activities

  • Participate in a unified team approach in the delivery of departmental programs and services

  • Support department’s mission of promoting a healthy lifestyle and recreational sports

  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Recreational Sports or Executive Director of the Department of Wellness and Recreation

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in physical educa on, sports management, or related field. Master’s degree preferred; and minimum two years of professional experience required or a combination of education and work experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to direct, manage, implement and evaluate departmental operations.

  • Ability to establish departmental goals and objectives which support overall strategies.

  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate, and supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to lead, develop, and train others.

  • Exceptional knowledge of the rules and regulations governing a wide array of sports and ability to direct and manage large sporting events.

  • Strong working knowledge of the University’s policies that govern student organizations, risk management, purchasing, travel, and outside vendors.

  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Due to the nature of the responsibilities, flexibility to a variable work schedule (early mornings, evenings and weekends) is necessary.

  • Commitment to the University’s core values.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

Department Specific Functions

  • Experience administering club sports and youth programming.

  • Experience in club sports training and supervision of multiple part time student staff.

  • Experience in late night programming and administering risk management practice for recreation programs.

  • Have initiative, leadership skills, oral/written skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in the development and implementation of recreational programs to a culturally diverse population.

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