UC Irvine Boating Director

UC Irvine Campus Recreation
UC Irvine Campus Recreation 680 California Avenue
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
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Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
The Campus Recreation Director of Boating serves as the primary administrator for all aspects of the boating program at the City of Newport Beach's Marina Park facility. Duties assigned to this position include, but are not limited to the following: responsible for planning and developing and administering all aspects of the boating program including setting policies and procedures, developing and scheduling classes and events for sailing, kayaking and stand up paddling. Specific duties include: budget analysis; development and administration of programming areas; identifying, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating staff; developing course curriculum and teaching methods and standards; oversee maintenance, storage, purchasing and use of all sailing and boating equipment; assist with promoting and marketing classes and events; review and development of Risk Management plans; development of participant and staff instructional and training manuals. Additional duties include serving as the liaison to the City of Newport Beach collaborative Sailing program; assist in developing and managing a long term relationship with the City of Newport Beach as well as researching and developing other opportunities for UCI involvement in additional programs within the Newport Harbor.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Job Requirements
BA/BS in Physical Education, Recreation or related field with 2 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Strong sailing and boating skills.
Demonstrated successful experience with dinghy, keelboat, small powerboats, kayaks and stand up paddleboards. Thorough knowledge of safety and liability considerations related to operation of a sports and activity program in boating environment and the ability to adapt programs as needed.
Knowledge and skill in the nature of boating instruction and activities including safety, personnel,and programs. Experience teaching sailing and other boating programs in a structured program.
Demonstrated ability to select and administer safe activities that meet departmental objectives.
Demonstrated understanding of risk management policies and procedures.
Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
Demonstrated ability to make informative presentations to a variety of groups.
Ability to write grants and successfully maintain the current Boating Safety grant.
Knowledge of boat maintenance, repairs, and all related equipment.
Demonstrated successful experience managing budgets including the ability to maximize program profits and develop creative means to add new program funding.
Effective interpersonal skills to interact with students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, peers, and the community.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills to effectively interact with people from a variety of ethnic, socioeconomic and educational backgrounds.
Ability to interpret university, department and city policies and procedures with regard to utilization of staffing and programming.
Skill in working independently to develop program objectives and methodology in attaining those objectives.
Skill in mediating conflicts, protests and disputes related to recreation programs.
Proficiency in standard computer skills. Recognized CPR/1st Aid/AED certification.

Master's degree in Physical Education, Recreation or related field and two years of related experience, or equivalent level of education/experience.
Competitive sailing experience.
Successful experience working with community organizations and developing joint programs or events with non-campus agencies.
United States Sailing Association Instructor certification or comparable professional boating certification.
Employer Contact Information
UC Irvine Campus Recreation
Greg Rothberg
UC Irvine Campus Recreation 680 California Avenue
Irvine 92697
United States
About University of California, Irvine - Department of Campus
UC Irvine Campus Recreation, a division of Student Affairs, serves as a vital and
integral part of the University life by offering diverse sports, recreational and
fitness activities, and distinctive facilities and equipment that are fun, vigorous,
healthy, and conducive to enhancing personal wellness. Campus Recreation
supports the UC Mission by seeking to create a climate that motivates individuals
to embrace a healthy life-style, which can enhance their academic success, build
friendships and social skills, develop leadership qualities, and cultivate a sense of
community and anteater pride.

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