The Assistant Director of Camps is part of a team that is responsible for the oversight, administration and enhancement of a comprehensive sports camp program which serves nearly 10,000 campers annually and employs over 800 camp staff. This position serves under the general supervision of the Director of Camp Administration and assists in the overall planning and logistics of administering all athletic department camp operations. The individual in this position will be responsible for the overall design, development, implementation, maintenance and end user support for a division-wide web-based camp management system supporting automated event management, registration management, resource management and personnel management. The incumbent will work closely with individual sport personnel, Athletic Business Office and Human Resources management and staff to ensure that all business needs of camp administration are being met by the implemented technology. This position will be responsible for all system updates, patches and upgrades and also serving as the primary Tier One help desk technician for all end users. This position will assist in the management of camp administrative functions to ensure compliance with NCAA, Campus and Athletic Department policies and requirements. The position serves as the liaison between the Athletic Department and the general public for camp related questions.
Required and preferred knowledge, skills and abilities:
Exceptional internal and external customer service skills.
Extensive knowledge of camp operational policies, procedures and processes.
Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
Proven project management skills.
Ability to handle difficult customer situations.
Knowledge of camp registration and personnel management systems.
Ability to work independently, demonstrating initiative and self-motivation with limited oversight and supervision.
Ability to understand and successfully attain project goals and initiatives.
Ability to research existing systems or coordinate and oversee the development of camp personnel and registration systems.
Ability to understand policies and procedures related to camp personnel and incorporate rules/regulations into the automated system.
Knowledge of or ability to learn IT security in relation to restricted data (HIPAA, FERPA, HR/SS employee data, PCI Compliance, etc).
Knowledge of or ability to learn graphic design software.
Knowledge of system design and implementation best practices.
Preferred Qualification - Prior experience in Intercollegiate Athletics, camps, and/or sport operations.
NOTE: Due to the nature year round camp season, employee will be required to serve a twelve (12) month probationary period.
Please complete the online application at: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/493417/assistant-dir-of-camps by no later than 10/28/16.
Attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position and a comprehensive resume. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship,... respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.