The Recreation Programs Supervisor is responsible for assisting in creating a diverse and inclusive recreational environment that serves the University of San Diego community. The Recreation Programs Supervisor is responsible for various elements and supervisory aspects of the recreation class program and supporting various wellness programs and collaborations, vendor partnerships, department marketing and promotion, and Sports Center retail programs. This position also supports planning, implementation and supervision of summer recreation programs. In regards to the recreation class program, the position will manage the daily operation of all recreation classes, which includes; process paperwork to hire/train/schedule part-time instructors, compiling and assessing student feedback regarding classes, planning semester course offerings, equipment needs inventory, communicating grade report information, and assisting with appointment letters. Retail operations include; monitoring snack bar operations, locker rentals, and facility use passes. Marketing and promotion includes; marketing of all recreation department programs and activities through mediums such as department web page, posters, brochures, and electronic media (i.e. social media, email, list serves, newsletters etc.). The Supervisor may sit on, participate, and facilitate varied University wellness programs and committees. Additional responsibility include; contributing to the department student development and training program, department program assessment and IT projects and providing indirect support of recreation programs and facilities when serving as the supervisor on duty.
This position receives direction from the Director of Campus Recreation and exercises supervision over student employees.
Performs hiring, onboarding and training of 17-22 part-time Recreation class instructors.
Train Instructors in USD process and procedures as needed.
Support wellness connections and collaborations with campus partners.
Supervise Recreation retail operations including the snack bar, recreation office staff, facility pass program, equipment rentals, and Sports Center locker rentals. Supports Outdoor Adventures retail operations as needed.
Manage the recreation programs website for classes, programs, and special events.
Manage compilation of student and assessment of feedback.
Supervise and support summer facility operations and programming (supervise facility operations, schedule summer classes, and manage summer retail).
Contribute to or lead additional division/campus projects outside of typical duties to help further accomplish student or organizational goals. Additional assignments may be seasonal, ad hoc or ongoing, depending on the project.
Collaborate on creation of Recreation and Wellness programming with department staff, campus departments and campus organizations.
Assist with the student employee development program.
Market and supervise the summer recreation programs including the summer swim lesson program, lifeguards, and recreation classes.
Marketing and Promotion
Manage Recreation department (Rec, OA, MFC and Wellness collaborations) marketing strategies including: Pamphlets Flyers/Posters Electronic media Other innovative marketing and promotion sources
Recruit, hire, supervise and train FWS Recreation student support staff and student managers as well as Summer Recreation Programs staff including lifeguards and instructors.
- Bachelor's degree in recreation administration, public health or equivalent work experience.
- At least three years of related experience.
- Management skills and employee training experience.
- CPR/AED and First Aid Certification
- Driver’s License
- Knowledge of multiple recreation activities and ability to contribute to leadership development of the Sports Center student employees.
- Master’s degree in recreation administration, public health or equivalent work experience.
- Class B License.
- Lifeguard certification.
- Certification is Group Exercise or similar fitness instructional format (e.g. Spinning, Yoga, etc.).
Special Conditions of Employment:
- Primary weekday/evening hours during fall and spring semesters with at least one weekend shift. Hours may vary during non-semester time periods.
- Willing to work flexible hours as activities and events dictate.
Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to initiate, coordinate, oversee and complete various projects on own initiative.
- Possess excellent communication skills, human relation skills, and conflict resolution skills.
- Ability to work with a multitude of students and university personnel.
- Strong organizational techniques with the ability to manage multiple tasks and programs.
- Flexible in performance and willingness to make changes as interests change.
- Familiarity with Catholic higher education and willingness to support the Catholic mission and vision of the University.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.