Arcadia University

Job Description: The person in this position will manage all aspects of a comprehensive program, including, but not limited to, intramurals, recreation, group exercise, and off-campus adventure. Additionally, they will assist in oversight of all athletic facilities, including, but not limited to, scheduling of student staff, processing payroll, managing facility schedules, and updating calendaring systems.

Location: Glenside

Responsibilities:

  • Develops all aspects of an intramural and recreation program, including, but not limited to, organization of leagues and events.
  • Oversees all aspects of group exercise programming and off-campus adventure events.
  • Plans and executes game-day giveaways and promotions during home athletic contests.
  • Hires, trains, and schedules all student officials and building staff employees to perform essential functions.
  • Supports the Director of Athletics Facilities & Events in monitoring year-round use of all institutional athletic facilities.
  • Serves as a liaison to several key campus partners, including, but not limited to, conference services, public safety, facilities, grounds, campus life and housekeeping.
  • Serves as an evening facility manager with regular nightly hours throughout the year.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Responsibilities may include event management, facility supervision, assigned administrative tasks, committee work, or representing the Athletics Department at conferences/meetings.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred. Degree work in recreation management, sports management, fitness, physical education, or related fields from accredited college or university is preferred.
  • Work experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of campus recreation responsibility is required.
  • Previous experience working in intercollegiate athletics or campus recreation field is preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership, vision, personnel, and management skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing or overseeing athletic or fitness facilities preferred.

Qualifications:

Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills, whether dealing with individuals or groups, and an ability to work well with different constituents.
  • Strong initiative, detail, and follow-up skills with student workers, staff members, and administration.
  • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to learn and apply University policies and procedures to ensure operational compliance and reliable judgement.
  • General computer knowledge with a proficiency in Word and Excel.

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule expected.
  • Evening and weekend availability is required. This position will work regular evening hours throughout the year.
  • Flexibility with an evolving work environment is important.
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Ability to successfully complete a background check, motor vehicle check, and drug test.
  • Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications required. Training and recertification can be provided if necessary.
  • Compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations required.
  • Compliance with athletic conference rules and regulations required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to move about campus and other locations.
  • Physical ability to include standing and/or walking for long periods, bending, kneeling and stooping, manual dexterity, and ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.

Application Instructions:

  • Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.
  • Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides a values-based educational experience by placing students at the center. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 13 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for eight consecutive years. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which cites Arcadia for being among the top study abroad programs and among the "most innovative," and "best value" colleges. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Through its community of practice and commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and to combating anti-Black Racism, Arcadia has made facilitating a safe and welcoming environment a priority. Learn more about our vibrant community at www.arcadia.edu.

Our belief and experience is that there is strength in diversity and we are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and employees alike. We are a community built on varied experiences and perspectives that beneļ¬ts from open-minded discussion and cultural humility. Guided by our University's values, we are committed to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and we are working towards dismantling anti-Black racism/white supremacy and other forms of interpersonal and systemic discrimination and oppression.

We welcome candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, service, and/or lived experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The successful candidate will include a statement of interest demonstrating examples of ways they will incorporate our values. in their teaching and scholarly work through application, methodology, content, and/or inclusion of students from diverse backgrounds pursuing research/creative work.

We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The successful candidate will demonstrate examples of ways they will incorporate our values. in their work.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) are the foundation of our highly regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

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