The Department of University Recreation (UREC) at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks a self-motivated and enthusiastic, professional to join our dynamic team of recreational leaders. The Coordinator will develop, organize, and direct all aspects of comprehensive Aquatics and Outdoors programs with an emphasis on a safe, well-maintained, and adequately staffed environment. Set and achieve standards of program delivery that assures the highest quality programs. The Outdoor program is in its infancy, taking 5-7 day trips and 2-3 overnight trips annually.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; experience in developing and operating a fitness program; certification in CPR & First Aid; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Recreation Management or related field and two (2) years of experience recruiting, training and managing aquatic staff and a swimming facility. Current certification as American Red Cross Lifeguard Training provider, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED/BBP.
Master's degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Recreation Management, Student Affairs or related field and three to five (3-5) years of directly related aquatics experience within a collegiate recreation program. Current certification as American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Instructor, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor, Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Wilderness First Aid, Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or the ability to obtain CPO license within 3 months after start of employment.
Current membership in one or more of the following professional organizations: NIRSA, CWA, AORE, NOLS, AMGA, AEE, ACCT.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
Internal Number: 14035
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.