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Manager of Pioneer Activity Center (PAC)

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Athletics

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Athletics department is recruiting for Pioneer Activity Center (PAC) Manager. The PAC is a student fitness and recreational center, which also offers faculty/staff and general public memberships. The PAC includes the following facilities: Weight Room/Cardio Fitness Center, Pool, Indoor Running Track, Racquetball Courts, Outdoor Track, 4 multi-purpose courts, 3 wooden basketball courts and Indoor Walking Track. This a full-time, annual basis position that offers excellent fringe benefits.

Responsibilities:

Direct all operations of the Pioneer Activity Center (PAC) including staffing, membership promotion and activation, budget, equipment, scheduling, maintenance, repairs, programming, etc.

Recruit, hire, train, certify, schedule, evaluate and supervise all student employees for the PAC, approximately 50 student employees and process their payroll.

Develop policies and rules of the PAC, including but not limited to membership, supervisor handbooks and emergency plans.

Coordinate upkeep, maintenance and repair of all areas of the PAC.

Purchase and maintain all equipment housed in the PAC and keep in good working order.

Direct all operations of membership for the PAC, including coordination of membership recruitment, contracts, activation, record keeping, revenue and deposits.

Coordinate and manage all aspects of the PAC web page.

Oversee the PAC fitness coordinator in scheduling fitness class offerings and hiring fitness class instructors. 

Keep up-to-date on new developments in the recreational sports and facility management profession and to provide new programs, activities and best practices to meet student needs in the areas of aquatics, fitness and recreation. Attend state, regional and national conferences, workshops and certification programs and assist student staff in attending and participating in personal and professional development opportunities.·

Assist in the operation of the Williams Fieldhouse. Duties may include night and weekend supervision, and supervision of facility set-up and take-down for all intercollegiate and special events.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Facility Management, Sports Administration, Recreation or related field

2 years experience in athletic or recreation facility operations

1 year experience supervising students and/or professional staff

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to work nights and weekends

Ability to lift 50 lbs

Demonstrated proficiency in using computer systems and software for word processing, database management, email and the internet

Must be an energetic, proactive and collaborative team player with a passion for supporting students

American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Instructor Training, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Training (WSIT), Lifeguard Instructor Training (LGIT), and CPR/First-Aid certifications are required by July 1, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a relatable discipline

Knowledge of intercollegiate athletics, intramurals, sport clubs, gym, YMCA, aquatic and fitness, etc.

NIRSA Certified Recreational Sports Specialist (CRSS), NSPF Certified Pool Operator (CPO), and AFAA or ACE aerobic certifications are preferred.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information 

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Athletics, and NCAA Division III member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC).  Letsgopioneers.com

 

Campus Information

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by March 22, 2019.

How to Apply:

Applications are required to be submitted electronically via the UW-Platteville careers portal. The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications;
  • A current resume; and
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Kara McCarville, Administrative Support, 608-342-1567

 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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