Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
• Salary range of $52,000-$64,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
• A performance bonus may be available in addition to an annual cost of living increase.
• A one-time moving bonus may be available.
• This position includes the ability for a hybrid work schedule with up to a 20% work from home option.
• Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
• Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Internal Number: 95143
The Assistant Director provides hands-on leadership for facility and operational needs of the Campus Recreation Center (CRC) and multiple satellite facilities. This position requires an individual with proven leadership experience capable of working in a fast-paced, results-oriented team. A vital component of this position is a demonstrated ability to work autonomously with initiative, critical and creative thinking, as well as a strong commitment to collaboration, student development and engagement, and customer service. Overall responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide strategic planning and oversight for facility and operational needs that may include housekeeping, maintenance, project coordination and execution, climbing wall and teambuilding programming, event coordination, facility scheduling, etc.
Direct leadership and development of full-time staff that may include two Program Managers (Coordinators) and secondary oversight of student staff (i.e, hiring/firing, developing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Assist in the daily management of facilities and equipment of all campus recreation facilities.
Monitor facilities and operations annual operating and capital budget.
Coordinate or assist in leading capital projects and renovations.
Coordinate housekeeping needs and serve as primary contact for housekeeping work orders. Provide secondary oversight of maintenance needs.
Assist with facility and equipment purchase, repairs and replacement.
Coordinate facility signage including promotional and operational signage campaigns and policy and procedure updates.
Provide departmental leadership for risk management and emergency action plan, and serve as co-chair of Risk Management committee.
Lead American Red Cross Professional Rescuer classes for CPR/AED/First Aid. Assist with code blue drills and instruct safety training courses and in-service training for student staff.
Develop, evaluate, and revise policies, procedures, and operation protocols to ensure safe and well-managed facilities.
Utilize Rec Automation software including event management, program registration, reporting, etc.
Maintain accurate participant and program data and compile usage reports.
Maintain and track Campus Recreation incident reports and serve as a liaison with the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards.
Assist with oversight for the administration and development of policies and procedures for facility security and systems including: Bearcat card access system, KeyWatcher key management system, ID and key requests, alarm code activation, security systems, and loading dock access.
Assist with the planning and implementation of facility rentals and special events including setup and teardown as needed.
Direct and maintain excellent member and visitor services and relations.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. Primary responsibilities within Facility Operations may be determined based on team strengths and interests. This job description can be changed at any time.
Requires occasional work weekends and evening hours.
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers with First Aid certification. Must be certified within six (6) months of employment.
Three (3) years of professional experience in campus recreation or athletic facility operations or closely related field.
One (1) year supervision.
Previous experience hiring, training, developing and evaluating staff.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience and a strong background in recreation/athletic operations including facility supervision, project coordination and execution, event planning, facility scheduling and risk management.
Three (3) years of staff supervision.
Demonstrated leadership and supervisory abilities.
Strong communication, organization, management, leadership and professional skills.
Knowledge of various related systems, including Rec Automation, SubItUp, Connect 2 Concepts (C2C), Canva, Microsoft Office.
Proven commitment to student and professional staff development.
Demonstrated ability to identify problems, assess alternatives, render consistent and logical decisions.
Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as a team player and handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability and balanced lifestyles.
Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm.
Experience in Climbing Wall operations.
Ability to assist in event setup that may require lifting in excess of 30lbs.
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.