Hopkins Athletics is multidivisional department with 22 programs competing at the NCAA DIII level and two programs (men's and women's lacrosse) competing at the NCAA Division I level (BIG 10 Conference). The department also hosts a variety of robust recreational activities such as club sports, intramurals, and fitness programming.
In the summer of 2021, the department completed a $27 million dollar renovation and expansion of the Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being. This facility will feature all new state-of-the-art equipment for strength and cardiovascular training, expanded group exercise offerings, and mindfulness and meditation programming. The focus is on fostering holistic student health and a community of care.
The Hopkins Athletics department seeks an innovative and forward-thinkingAssistant Director, Recreation. The Assistant Director must operate within the framework of a best-in-class recreation department at Johns Hopkins University. A specialized position, unique to Johns Hopkins, the individual is responsible for managing all aspects of the Ralph S. Connor Recreation Center and the Aquatic Center. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal development and will actively contribute toward a culture of inclusiveness within both the department and University setting.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for managing daily operations of the Ralph S. Connor Recreation Center (open Monday through Sunday 114 hours/week).
Responsible for scheduling and setting up for all activities held in the Recreation Center.
Manages special events for the Department of Athletics and Recreation.
Directly supervise two full-time security desk monitors, and 20 student desk monitors, two bargaining unit equipment room staff and approximately 20 student equipment room monitors.
Responsible for recruitment and selection of instructor/lifeguard staff (approximately 25 students).
Hire, train and direct 12 student facility managers to supervise the centers during evenings, weekends, and special events.
Responsible for the oversight of the daily operations of the Aquatic Center.
Responsible for maintaining water and air quality and compliance with federal, state and local laws (Baltimore City Health Department) for the competition/recreation swimming pool and therapy pool in the Cordish Lacrosse Center.
Supervision would also include troubleshooting mechanical and chemical systems, scheduling maintenance and repairs, monitoring and maintaining the pool filtration system, examining pool water chemistry through testing of water samples (adjust chemistry if necessary), and maintaining accurate water quality record.
Participates in Student Athletic Training in-services for purposes of student athletic training skill training.
Develop and implement emergency action plan (EAP) for the aquatic center; conduct staff training and regular emergency procedures practice. Monitor aquatics staff for valid certifications.
Department liaison to Campus Safety and Security for the above facilities. Submit service requests for facilities listed above.
Responsible for maintaining equipment and maintenance budgets.
Responsible for inventory, purchase and maintenance of equipment for the recreation center and the aquatic center.
Other on-call staff positions respond to standard maintenance issues in both pool and recreation center.
3 years related work experience.
Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification.
Knowledge of facility management software, filtration and chemical injection systems, and thorough knowledge of pool chemistry.
Knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Act to assure compliance and public safety.
CPO (Certified Pool Operator) preferred or able to obtain immediately.
Current Water Safety/Lifeguard Instructor Trainer certification preferred.
Knowledge of Ultra Violet (UV) filtration system preferred.
Classified Title: Recreational Facilities Supervisor Working Title: Assistant Director, Recreation Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/03/OG Starting Salary Range: $48,464.$66,560-$84,860 Annually (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Recreation Personnel area: University Student Services
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