Senior Director, Campus Recreation Centers
|Employer:|| University of Illinois - Chicago|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
Senior Director, Campus Recreation
The University of Illinois Chicago is seeking a student-centered, highly collaborative, strategic, culturally competent, and skilled leader to serve as the Senior Director of Campus Recreation within the newly created Office of Student Health and Well-being. With enhancing student health and well-being as a core institutional priority, this is an opportunity for a strong administrator and systems-based thinker to play a central role in developing creative, state-of-the-art programs and services that foster a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility and promote physical fitness comprehensively among students, faculty, staff, and the community surrounding UIC.
Campus Recreation offers a comprehensive suite of programs and services that promote active lifestyles, enhance well-being and support student success. Across two facilities and an outdoor feel complex, Campus Recreation offers intramural sports, premium fitness classes, sports clubs, personal training, massage therapy, fitness testing, Esports, a climbing wall, and a comprehensive aquatics program to the UIC community. We have a strong commitment to student development through our professional development program serving over 300 student employees who support our robust programs and services.
The Campus Recreation staff includes assistant/associate directors, program directors, program coordinators, graduate assistants, and student employees. We are committed to promoting a holistic definition of well-being focusing on the whole person, the whole educational experience, the whole institution, and the whole community. We are commitment to cultivating and maintaining a welcoming community that fosters inclusion, belonging, equity, and accessibility. We are committed to the highest standards of competency in meeting the needs of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including differences of culture, race, ethnicity, national origin, class, gender identity, gender expression, ability, age, body size, immigrant status, and sexual orientation. Campus Recreation is part of the Division of Student Affairs.
Under the administrative direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Health and Wellness/Executive Director, Counseling Center, The Senior Director of Campus Recreation Centers is responsible for the comprehensive fiscal, physical, and developmental aspects of UIC’s wellness and recreation programs and services. The Senior Director of Campus Recreation promotes UIC’s Campus Recreation facilities (i.e. Student Recreation Facility, The Sport and Fitness Center, The Outdoor Fields Complex and the Outdoor Court) in a unified, cohesive, and meaningful manner, cultivating a high-end customer and student experience at all locations. This position works closely with the health and wellness center leaders, including the Wellness Center and the Counseling Center.
University Description: UIC is a large urban Research 1 university with a primarily commuter, though increasingly residential, student population of more than 34,000 and recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the U.S. More information is available at https://www.uic.edu/about/
Required Application Materials: Cover letter, vita, and the names and contact details for three professional references.
For fullest consideration, please submit an online application that includes an uploaded cover letter and resume as well as the names and contact information of three references by April 14th, 2023, via the university online application system, through the following link:https://apptrkr.com/4008858
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit: https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
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