Assistant Director I - Assistant Director for Intramural Sports & Fields
Sam Houston State University
Location: Huntsville, Texas
Internal Number: 34464
Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Recreational Sports
Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Physical Education or closely related field. Master's degree preferred in Sport Management, Recreation, Physical Education, Business, Higher Education, Student Development or related field. Two years full‑time paid experience in a professional, supervisory capacity of a recreation oriented program or experience in a related field. Experience with campus recreation would be helpful. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Oversee and assist with planning organizing, directing and controlling the daily operation and personnel within the Intramural sports program and associated fields.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
The successful candidate will manage a comprehensive Intramural Sports program to include: staff development, leagues, tournaments, special events, outdoor facilities, and extramural events for students.
Primary Responsibilities: >Responsible for hiring, discipline, training, evaluating, and scheduling associated staff for Intramural activities including Intramural Sports Supervisors and Game Managers, as well as approximately 60 seasonal intramural sports officials. >Responsible for hiring, dismissing, training, evaluating, and scheduling the Intramural and Club Sports Graduate Assistant. >Responsible for developing, planning, and managing Intramural Sport leagues and tournaments including officiated and self-officiated team or individual/dual sports. >Responsible for conducting staff and officials trainings, participant meetings, as well as any participant or staff disciplinary meetings as necessary. >Oversees equipment inventory for associated Intramural Sports. >Oversees the management and development of intramural and club sports facilities. >Completes and submits all reports, evaluations, tracking, participant/staff records, travel authorities, employee and club manuals, and other project and position-related paperwork and presentations in a timely manner. >Manages budgets for Intramural Sports(approximately $185,000) >Determines program registration fees and monetary revenue, making necessary adjustments to balance budgets. >Purchases necessary equipment and manages depreciation for associated programs. >Collaborates in the development and implementation of the safety and risk management procedures for associated Intramural events. >Ensures compliance with all department, university, and state policies for payroll processes and regulations. >Evaluates facilities to meet needs and risk management standards and differing sport governing regulations. >Assists with marketing and advertising as well as website maintenance, including updating results, championship information, and other activities in collaboration with the marketing department. >Delivers excellent customer service and collaborates with student groups, organizations, university departments, alumni, government officials, vendors, and others as necessary. >Serves on departmental and university committees and assists with department-wide programs. >Performs additional duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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