The Director of Campus Recreation is responsible for the strategic direction and administrative oversight of Campus Recreation with an annual budget of nearly $12 million and more than 400 full-time equivalent staff positions. The Director oversees the development and implementation of recreation and wellness programs and services that contribute to the academic mission of the university. The Director also is responsible for operations, staffing, capital planning, and maintenance of the 400,000 square feet of space in the Sapp Campus Recreation Center; East Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, and Outdoor Adventure Center; as well as 175 acres in recreational fields and outdoor spaces.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Master's degree in higher education administration, recreation administration, physical education, college student personnel, or a related area is required. Minimum of six years of progressively more responsible leadership, management, and supervisory experience within an auxiliary unit at a large, public university. Demonstrated record of facility management, financial, accounting, and personnel operations. Demonstrated experience with capital project planning and funding Experience effectively managing complex budget portfolios, including revenue-generating enterprises. Demonstrated knowledge of campus recreation and wellness programs. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Experience developing and mentoring staff and cross-functional teams, promoting diversity and inclusion, and advancing a culture of collaboration with campus and community stakeholders, affiliates, business partners and professional colleagues. Exceptional written communication and organization skills as evidenced by application materials.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with Automated External Defibrillation (AED) certification; First Aid certification
Ideal candidates may be a Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional Graduate of the NIRSA School of Collegiate Recreation. A demonstrated commitment to and involvement in professional associations. Proven experience collaborating with academic and administrative colleagues to facilitate student success. Knowledge of UNL policies and procedures preferred.
Posted Salary: $120,000/yr minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72522
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.