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Campus Recreational Sports PDF

Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services

Author: NIRSA

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ISBN: 9781492576105

©2013

Page Count: 264

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Management of campus recreational sport facilities has expanded in both scope and complexity in the 21st century. Today’s state-of-the-art recreation and sport facilities offer high-end amenities for students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community. Managing these diverse and complicated programs and facilities requires knowledge of operations, client services, and industry standards. Campus Recreational Sports: Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services addresses the unique skill set and knowledge base required of today’s campus recreation and sport facility manager.

This reference offers current and aspiring professionals a comprehensive and practical discussion of campus recreation management. Chapters covering foundational topics of budgeting, marketing, assessment, risk management, and management of personnel, facilities, and services are complemented by current topics in technology, programming, and community building.

Developed by the NIRSA, Campus Recreational Sports offers the latest industry guidelines and best practices based on the knowledge, expertise, and experience of leading campus recreation professionals across the nation. Both current and future professionals can rely on Campus Recreational Sports for guidance in the management of indoor and outdoor recreation and sport facilities.

Chapter 1. Evolution of Campus Recreational Sports: Adapting to the Age of Accountability

Doug Franklin

Defining Campus Recreational Sports in a Changing World

Learning and the Age of Accountability

Evolution in Campus Recreational Sports: Adaptation in a Changing World

Organizational Fit and Location

Issues and Trends

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 2. A Career in Campus Recreational Sports

Sarah E. Hardin

Growth of the Profession

Campus Recreational Sports as a Career

Professional Preparation

Educational Credentials

Opportunities to Attain Professional Skills

Lifelong Learning: Professional Development Opportunities

Principles of the Profession

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 3. Relationships in Campus Recreation: Professional, Institutional, and Community

Doug Franklin

Interpersonal Relationships

Intradepartmental Relationships

Interdepartmental and Intra-Institutional Relationships

Community Relationships

Professional Relationships

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 4. Budgeting and Internal Controls

Maureen McGonagle

What Is a Budget?

Budget Development

Budget Submission and Approval

Budget Management

Internal Controls

Summary

Glossary

Chapter 5. Marketing

Evelyn Kwan Green, Aaron Hill, and Bradley Hunt

Program Promotion

Marketing Plan

Sponsorship Solicitation

E-Marketing

Branding

Summary

Resources

References

Glossary

Chapter 6. Assessment in Campus Recreational Sports

Jacqueline R. Hamilton

Defining Terms

History of Assessment

Contemporary Issues in Assessment

Standards of Comparison

Types and Areas of Assessment

Methodology and Research Design

Dissemination of Information

Justification

Assessment Resources

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 7. Risk Management

Jeff Sessine

Principles of Risk Management

Managing Risk

Training

Response

Environment

Equipment

Documentation

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 8. Technology for the Recreation Practitioner

Robert L. Frye and José H. Gonzalez

Making the Right Selection

New Technology in Facility Management

New Technology in Sports and Fitness Equipment

Using Marketing Technology

Using Technology in Staff Development

Summary

Glossary

References

Chapter 9. Personnel

Stephen Kampf

Types of Recreation Employees

Hiring

Employee Training

Evaluation

Motivation

Certification

Summary

Glossary

References

Chapter 10. Program Planning Using a Student Learning Approach

Julia Wallace Carr

Step 1: Determine Priorities

Step 2: Develop Outcomes

Step 3: Develop Initiatives and Interventions

Step 4: Develop Measureable Outcomes

Step 5: Conduct Initiatives and Interventions

Steps 6 and 7: Conduct Assessment and Evaluation and Then Revise, Maintain, or Terminate

Summary

Glossary

References

Chapter 11. Facilities

Gordon M. Nesbitt

Facility Types

Standards and Guidelines

Scheduling

Staffing

Maintenance

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 12. Services

William F. Canning and Jennifer R. de-Vries

Membership

Equipment Checkout and Rentals

Child Care and Babysitting

Food Service

Athletic Training

Massage

Summary

Glossary

Chapter 13. Special Events

Gordon M. Nesbitt

Feasibility Study

Financial Planning

Staffing Plans

Rules and Officials Plans

Risk, Emergency, and Crisis Plans

Registration Plans

Scheduling Facilities

Equipment, Uniforms, and Supplies

Awards

Food Service Plans

Transportation Plans

Housing Plans

Promotion Plans

Communication Plans

Event Evaluation Plan

Summary

References

Glossary

NIRSA is the premier association of leaders in collegiate recreation who transform lives and facilitate the development of healthy communities worldwide. By providing opportunities for learning and growth, supporting and sharing meaningful research, and fostering networking among our member community, NIRSA is a leader in higher education and champion for the advancement of recreation, sport, and wellness. Since its foundation in 1950, NIRSA membership has grown to comprise nearly 4,000 dedicated professionals, students, and associates, serving an estimated 7.7 million students. Supported by the National Center team, based in Corvallis, Oregon, NIRSA is governed by volunteer leaders from across North America.

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Campus Recreational Sports PDF

$39.00 USD

Management of campus recreational sport facilities has expanded in both scope and complexity in the 21st century. Today’s state-of-the-art recreation and sport facilities offer high-end amenities for students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community. Managing these diverse and complicated programs and facilities requires knowledge of operations, client services, and industry standards. Campus Recreational Sports: Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services addresses the unique skill set and knowledge base required of today’s campus recreation and sport facility manager.

This reference offers current and aspiring professionals a comprehensive and practical discussion of campus recreation management. Chapters covering foundational topics of budgeting, marketing, assessment, risk management, and management of personnel, facilities, and services are complemented by current topics in technology, programming, and community building.

Developed by the NIRSA, Campus Recreational Sports offers the latest industry guidelines and best practices based on the knowledge, expertise, and experience of leading campus recreation professionals across the nation. Both current and future professionals can rely on Campus Recreational Sports for guidance in the management of indoor and outdoor recreation and sport facilities.

Chapter 1. Evolution of Campus Recreational Sports: Adapting to the Age of Accountability

Doug Franklin

Defining Campus Recreational Sports in a Changing World

Learning and the Age of Accountability

Evolution in Campus Recreational Sports: Adaptation in a Changing World

Organizational Fit and Location

Issues and Trends

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 2. A Career in Campus Recreational Sports

Sarah E. Hardin

Growth of the Profession

Campus Recreational Sports as a Career

Professional Preparation

Educational Credentials

Opportunities to Attain Professional Skills

Lifelong Learning: Professional Development Opportunities

Principles of the Profession

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 3. Relationships in Campus Recreation: Professional, Institutional, and Community

Doug Franklin

Interpersonal Relationships

Intradepartmental Relationships

Interdepartmental and Intra-Institutional Relationships

Community Relationships

Professional Relationships

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 4. Budgeting and Internal Controls

Maureen McGonagle

What Is a Budget?

Budget Development

Budget Submission and Approval

Budget Management

Internal Controls

Summary

Glossary

Chapter 5. Marketing

Evelyn Kwan Green, Aaron Hill, and Bradley Hunt

Program Promotion

Marketing Plan

Sponsorship Solicitation

E-Marketing

Branding

Summary

Resources

References

Glossary

Chapter 6. Assessment in Campus Recreational Sports

Jacqueline R. Hamilton

Defining Terms

History of Assessment

Contemporary Issues in Assessment

Standards of Comparison

Types and Areas of Assessment

Methodology and Research Design

Dissemination of Information

Justification

Assessment Resources

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 7. Risk Management

Jeff Sessine

Principles of Risk Management

Managing Risk

Training

Response

Environment

Equipment

Documentation

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 8. Technology for the Recreation Practitioner

Robert L. Frye and José H. Gonzalez

Making the Right Selection

New Technology in Facility Management

New Technology in Sports and Fitness Equipment

Using Marketing Technology

Using Technology in Staff Development

Summary

Glossary

References

Chapter 9. Personnel

Stephen Kampf

Types of Recreation Employees

Hiring

Employee Training

Evaluation

Motivation

Certification

Summary

Glossary

References

Chapter 10. Program Planning Using a Student Learning Approach

Julia Wallace Carr

Step 1: Determine Priorities

Step 2: Develop Outcomes

Step 3: Develop Initiatives and Interventions

Step 4: Develop Measureable Outcomes

Step 5: Conduct Initiatives and Interventions

Steps 6 and 7: Conduct Assessment and Evaluation and Then Revise, Maintain, or Terminate

Summary

Glossary

References

Chapter 11. Facilities

Gordon M. Nesbitt

Facility Types

Standards and Guidelines

Scheduling

Staffing

Maintenance

Summary

References

Glossary

Chapter 12. Services

William F. Canning and Jennifer R. de-Vries

Membership

Equipment Checkout and Rentals

Child Care and Babysitting

Food Service

Athletic Training

Massage

Summary

Glossary

Chapter 13. Special Events

Gordon M. Nesbitt

Feasibility Study

Financial Planning

Staffing Plans

Rules and Officials Plans

Risk, Emergency, and Crisis Plans

Registration Plans

Scheduling Facilities

Equipment, Uniforms, and Supplies

Awards

Food Service Plans

Transportation Plans

Housing Plans

Promotion Plans

Communication Plans

Event Evaluation Plan

Summary

References

Glossary

NIRSA is the premier association of leaders in collegiate recreation who transform lives and facilitate the development of healthy communities worldwide. By providing opportunities for learning and growth, supporting and sharing meaningful research, and fostering networking among our member community, NIRSA is a leader in higher education and champion for the advancement of recreation, sport, and wellness. Since its foundation in 1950, NIRSA membership has grown to comprise nearly 4,000 dedicated professionals, students, and associates, serving an estimated 7.7 million students. Supported by the National Center team, based in Corvallis, Oregon, NIRSA is governed by volunteer leaders from across North America.

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