Requisition ID:  29877

Assistant Director, Sport Programs

About Our Opportunity:

In this position, you will report to and work collaboratively with the Senior Assistant Director to develop and oversee Club Sports and Intramural sports, maintaining program offerings and staff operations. This includes fiscal management, staff development, program outreach, and identifying and implementing program modifications to serve the community more completely.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in areas such as recreation, sport management, or related fields.
  • Two years of experience in a supervisory role, recreation, sport management, or related.
  • Ability to independently manage all aspects of comprehensive club sports programming; establish vision and strategies that will contribute to the development of a quality and innovative program. 
  • Ability to develop students' leadership, communication, conflict resolution, organizational, and teamwork skills. 
  • Knowledge of risk management issues in collegiate club sports and recreation. 
  • Shown ability to establish long and short term goals consistent with the mission of the university and the division. 
  • Ability to build, develop, and cultivate relationships across campus with a variety of constituents. 
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, manage, and develop student staff. 
  • Self-motivated, energetic, service-minded and adept at solving problems. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituents. 
  • Strong communication (written/oral) as well as interpersonal skills. 
  • Proficient with computer software (word processing, spreadsheet, electronic communication, etc.).

Additional Information:  

  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary CLICK HERE
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period 
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette