Loyola University is seeking an Assistant Director of Youth and Family Programs to serve in our Fitness and Aquatic Center.
The Assistant Director of Youth and Family Programs is responsible for the creation, implementation, and administration of youth and family programming for Loyola Recreation and Wellness. Specific responsibilities include: management of a comprehensive, 9-week youth summer program; management of break camps coinciding with Baltimore City Schools and Baltimore County Schools schedule; development and implementation of group swimming and climbing lessons; creation of youth sports leagues and development of innovative and inclusive family friendly activities during the academic year, and special projects related to family and youth. This position also has direct supervision and management of Membership Services.
Essential job duties include: PROGRAMMANAGEMENT Develop, Implement, administer and evaluate day-to-day operations of youth recreation and family program(s) including camps, sport leagues, lessons, special events and other opportunities based on the needs of the Loyola and Baltimore communities. Coordinate with the Director of External Conferencing and Events for areas of overlap, such as state approvals, staff hiring, training and youth program marketing. Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or recommend curriculum changes to achieve the goals of the youth program. Lead customer service contact for program; responds to customer concerns and comments. Coordination of youth and family programs including planning and scheduling of facilities, counselor resources, purchasing and maintaining equipment used in programs and quality assurance. Contribute to the development of marketing materials and strategies Independently form new relationships and collaborate with various departments across campus for shared initiatives. Work with the university resources to help solidify and market camps and clinics. Promote youth recreation and family programs to individuals through active, ongoing communications including, but not limited to, departmental talks, email distribution, distribution of flyers, website development and participation in fairs. Represent Recreation and Wellness youth and family programs to internal and external constituencies through campus events, lectures, presentations, department meetings and professional conferences.
YOUTHANDFAMILYPROGRAMSSTAFFMANAGEMENT Recruit, select, train, supervise and evaluate staff for all youth programs, events, camps and clinics. Develop and implement an orientation program for new staff. Ensure staff have all the necessary background checks, training and certifications to work with minors. Schedule and lead staff meetings when appropriate. Create, implement, and provide training on youth program policies, procedures and expectations.
Bachelor's degree and 1 to 3 years of related experience required.
This is a full-time position eligible for the full benefits package including health insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, tuition remission, and more.
Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Loyola University Maryland requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators receive COVID-19 vaccination, including the booster, unless exempted for medical or religious reasons in accordance with University policy.
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.