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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: I7001 / Assoc Dir,Recreational Svcs
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Exempt
Grade: 13

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.

Summary

Under general supervision, manages the day-to-day administrative operations of the leisure services recreational programs. Organizes and coordinates team sport intramural activities and ensures adequate facilities and staffing for events and tournaments. Supervises support and professional staff, including officiating crews for all intramural sports and programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with the University, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations.
  2. Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, promotion, enforcement of internal procedures and controls, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
  3. Organizes intramural team sport activities, including tournaments; oversees scheduling of events and facilities; compiles results and team standings; meets with and informs team managers and participants of all rules, rules interpretations, postponements, changes, and forfeitures.
  4. Interviews, selects, hires, and trains officials to participate in tournaments and other events; schedules and assigns officiating crews.
  5. Oversees maintenance and preparation of fields and facilities for intramural activities, events, and tournaments.
  6. Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  7. Participates in the development of annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction to the unit.
  8. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
  9. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of human resources concepts, practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and facilitate a range of special events.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and maintain a comprehensive intramural team sport program.
  • Employee development and performance management skills.
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation, cost estimating, monitoring, and fiscal management principles and procedures.
  • Knowledge of methods, procedures, and techniques for the maintenance of athletic fields and facilities.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations, and procedures applicable to a range of team sports.
  • Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • No or very limited physical effort required.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017