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Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Sport Programs

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.

UNC Asheville’s commitment to increasing and sustaining the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is reflected in our strategic plan goals of diversity and inclusion, and social sustainability. (https://strategicplan.unca.edu/sites/default/files/Strategic%20Plan%20June%202016.pdf) Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position may be scheduled for review of exempt status based on proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). This position may be subject to conversion to nonexempt status under the FLSA when a final decision is reached. Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on skills, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Type EHRA Staff
Title Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Sport Programs
Position Number 000615
Recruitment Range $35,000-$38,000
Work Schedule and Hours

The work schedule will be flexible based on the activities for which this person is responsible. There will be frequent evening and weekend hours.

Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Months per Year 12 Months
Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to plan, develop, implement, supervise, and evaluate comprehensive Sport Programs through Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs.

FLSA Exempt
Required Education/Experience/Skills

Master’s degree. Bachelor’s degree with significant equivalent experience may also be considered. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills

Master’s degree in sport management, sport administration, higher education and administration, physical education, recreational management, or similar field. Certifications in CPR/First Aid/AED and/or professional rescue a plus. Student learning outcome assessment, analysis and implementation. Strong computer software knowledge including excel, EMS, and website updates.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This position should have officiating experience, outstanding organization skills, knowledge of college-aged student identity development theory and application and at least one year experience programming sport programs. The ideal candidate has excellent organization and communication skills and a working knowledge of several sports and league rules to help sport programs experience continued growth.

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions to the Applicant

This position may be scheduled for review of exempt status based on proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA). This position may be subject to conversion to nonexempt status under the FLSA when a final decision is reached.

Applications must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the closing date for each specific position. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.
Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution.
If no applicants apply who meet the training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on skills, equity, budget, and market considerations.
It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

Posting Number E0094
Posting date 02/06/2017
Closing date 03/06/2017
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Asheville website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Jobs
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Job Target
    • Local Jobs
    • NC Works Online (formerly Employment Security)
    • Student Affairs
    • UNC System website (northcarolina.edu)
    • The Urban News
    • Western North Carolina Diversity Engagement Coalition
    • Other
  2. * Do you have current certifications in CPR/First Aid/AED?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents