The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Assistant Director - Assistant Director - Sport Clubs

Hiring department Div Recreational Sport
Monthly salary OPEN
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-01-24-03-0395
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Frequently work additional hours, including evenings and weekends. Occasional interstate and intrastate travel. Occasional holiday work. Regular and punctual attendance at the workplace required. Position is exempt Administrative and Professional, and subject to annual renewal. Applicants strongly encouraged to apply by February 13, 2013.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Assist in the direction and management of the Sport Club Program including its programs, services, systems, policies and procedures, and resources; provide input and support to the Associate Director-Programs in assessing the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Sport Club Program.

Essential Functions

Assist in the administration of the Sport Club Program to include advising student organizations, programming and calendar development, risk management procedures, rules and regulations, policy development, budget projections, financial management, equipment and supply purchases, scheduling, publicity and promotion of events. Recruit, hire, train, assign, and evaluate student personnel; maintain written employee materials and payroll coordination. Assist in the planning of meetings, training sessions and leadership development opportunities for club representatives and student staff. Coordinate the Youth Camp Program to include programming and calendar development, participant registration, rules and regulations, policy development, staff hiring, budget projections, equipment and supply purchases, scheduling, publicity and promotion. Successfully complete all training and background checks required for employees involved with youth camps. Provide on-site coordination and evaluation of activities; advise, address and resolve issues, problems, conflicts and concerns as assigned, and interact with club officers and members to ensure that accurate information is provided and positive experiences are attained. Maintain current information in field with particular emphasis in area of sport clubs. Attend conferences, prepare proposals and presentations, and serve on divisional and national committees. Investigate, procure and maintain the necessary equipment and supply items needed to support the Sport Club Program. Assist in the preparation of semestral and annual reports that includes statistical analyses, assessments, and recommendations. Serve as contributing member of divisional staff, attend and participate in regular staff meetings, and perform other duties as assigned.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Drive a University vehicle.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

Master's degree in Recreation, Student Personnel Administration or closely related field. One year experience in a college-level recreational sports program. Demonstrated experience in personnel management. Exceptional interpersonal, leadership and motivational skills. Excellent organizational and planning skills, and written and verbal communication skills. Proficient computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year of experience administering a Sport Club Program in a college-level recreational sports department, or a two-year graduate assistantship in campus recreation. Experience performing outreach and event planning. Direct experience administering one or more additional recreational sports program areas including Fitness/Wellness, Outdoor Rec, Instructional Programs and/or Intramurals.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Maintain and adhere to the Division's Vision, Mission and Values, Performance Standards, and Communication Credo. Exposure to alarms, fumes, crowds, microwave and noise. Work under stress, as a team member and with overlapping projects.

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