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Associate Director for Programs

Company: University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Associate Director for Programs. Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001
United States Division Recreation Sports Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Pay Grade E09 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Job Summary
Oversees the operation and administration of the intramural sports and sport club, fitness and Wellness, and aquatics and outdoor programs, supervises three professional staff and three graduate assistants, and coordinates all inventories for Campus Recreation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
1. Provides leadership and supervises all programs (Aquatics and Outdoor, Intramurals and Sport Clubs, and Fitness and Wellness) within Campus Recreation.
2 . Manages entire inventory control for Campus Recreation including equipment to order, writing bid specification with the assistance from the appropriate area director, and inspecting and signing for all deliveries.

3. Assists the Director with budget development and budget management of all programs and special events within Campus Recreation.

4. Coordinates the student appeal/discipline, the scholarship, and the Graduate Assistant programs.

5. Develops and supervises the Central Staff on Duty (CSOD) responsibilities. Serves as the training officer for the CSOD program. Creates Central Staff on Duty (CSOD) calendar and manual and implements the schedule.

6. Serves as professional staff (between 8am - 5pm, weekdays and some weekends) on duty for overall management and supervision of all staff, programs, and facilities to
include opening and closing facilities and handling customer-related situations and emergencies.

7. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications - Master's degree (MA) from four-year college or university in Sports Management or related academic program with six years related experience and/or training in managing college recreation. A valid driver's license is required.

Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong planningand organization skills
  • Strong customer service skills, supervisory skills and demonstratesthe ability to deliver accurate, concise and quality communication (verbal andwritten) in a timely manner and provide quality feedback
  • Resourceful and determined to provide a positiveexperience for others.
  • Ability to effectively plan and delegate the work ofothers
  • Takes initiative to seek opportunities for developmentfor both self and the team
  • Workingknowledge of recreation programs and their management; working knowledge of therules of a variety of sports; working knowledge of modern office andbookkeeping procedures. Preferred Qualifications
    • CPR Instructor
    • First Aid Instructor
    • AED Instructor
    • CPO (certified pool operator) or AFO (aquatic facility operator)
    • National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) active
      member About The University of Southern Mississippi
      The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit -www.usm.edu . As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

Keywords: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg , Associate Director for Programs, Executive , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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