Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi - Director, Recreational Sports

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 10:53 AM | Caryn Hawkins (Administrator)

Director, Recreational Sports

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.

Review of applications will begin December 4, 2020. Position will remain open until filled.

Position Highlight:

 Lead and guide the Recreational Sports Department and ensure that

students have opportunities to engage and become involved in a well-

rounded recreational sports program.

What you will do:

 Oversees daily operation of the Recreational Sports program to include

facility management, intramural sports, sport clubs, fitness and wellness

program, special events, aquatics, outdoor recreation, and informal

recreation. Includes development and implementation of new programs

and services, policies and procedures, and risk management for all areas.

 Prepares and manages departmental budget. Hires, trains, supervise, and evaluate staff. Conducts strategic planning and assessment.

 Serves as the liaison with Kinesiology and Intercollegiate Athletics for use of facilities, policies, camps, construction issues, facility maintenance, and

upgrades. Identifies and addresses other items related to the three

programs that will impact each other.

 Explores and participates in facility development such as grant writing,

referendum development, fee comparisons, master planning, and facility


 Serves on University committees including Rec Sports Committee (ex-

officio), Intercollegiate Athletics Council (ex-officio) and others as assigned.

Participates in special projects.

 Performs other duties as assigned.

What you will need:

 Master’s degree in Recreation, Sports Administration, Higher Education,

Student Personnel, or closely related field.

 Five (5) years of professional experience with increasing level of

responsibility in a recreation setting.

 Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), databases, and spreadsheets.

 Demonstrated ability to oversee operations of a comprehensive

recreational sports program to include: program development and

supervision of staff, administration of budget, strategic planning and

assessment, risk management, and facility operations.

 Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to work

collaboratively with Intercollegiate Athletics, the Department of Kinesiology,

Facility Services, and other members of the Division of Student Engagement and Success.

 Must be able to communicate effectively in verbal, written, and electronic


 Must be able to work effectively in a dynamic, changing, and diverse


To Apply:

To apply to this vacancy and to view the full job posting details visit:


This is a security sensitive position and employment is contingent upon an acceptable criminal background investigation.

EO/AA /Vet/ Disability Employer

Office of Human Resources Texas A&M University Corpus Christi 6300 Ocean Drive Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5730 O: (361) 825-2630 F: (361) 825-5871 www.hr.tamucc.edu www.tamucc.edu

Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators

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