University Recreation and Sport Facilities: Director


A full-time position in University Recreation & Sport Facilities as Director of University Recreation & Sport Facilities is available beginning October 1, 2013, or as soon as possible. This is an ongoing position contingent on performance with the official title of Director, Intramural Sports.


  • The Director of University Recreation & Sport Facilities will supervise the programs, activities, and functions of the Office of University Recreation & Sport Facilities which includes: Intramurals, Open Recreation, Environmental Adventure Center, Crest Fitness Center, McPhee Strength & Performance Center, Bowling & Billiards Center, Sport Clubs, Special Events/ACU-I, Aquatics, Group Exercise, Fitness/Wellness Programs, Faculty/Staff Program, Challenge Ropes Course, Climbing Wall, Archery Range, Disc Golf Course, Massage Therapy, Internship Program, Educational/Community Services, Marketing/Graphic Design, and Information Technology.
  • Plan, develop, and manage the Recreation & Sport Facilities annual budget and ensure ongoing financial analysis and accountability.
  • Make decisions regarding services and supplies, capital planning, and equipment repair/replacement expenditures.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate the staff of University Recreation & Sport Facilities.
  • Advise appropriate administration, staff, and students regarding the development of policy and facilities for recreational opportunities.
  • Manage Bollinger Field Complex and provide administrative oversight of Hilltop Center, Crest Fitness Center, and the McPhee/Olson/Simpson Complex.
  • Provide direction and leadership for ongoing evaluation of existing programs and functions and, when appropriate, the implementation of new programs and services.


  • Master's degree required in related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Three to five years experience in a comprehensive recreation program including supervision of full time professional staff.
  • The Director of University Recreation & Sport Facilities directs and administers a comprehensive Recreation program that provides opportunities that bridge academic learning with self-discovery through activities that enhance student leadership development, wellness and fun.
  • The ability to enhance the diversity of the unit and serve as a role model and mentor for women and/or minorities will be considered an asset.

Application Procedure

Applications are submitted electronically. Interested candidates should apply online at:

You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the University Recreation & Sport Facilities: Director position (Job ID# 9133) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format (a single pdf file is required):

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

If you have application questions, please email Ms. Nancy Hendricks at or phone 715-836-3062.

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 29, 2013. However, screening may continue until the position is filled.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

Posted 7/11/13