The TerpZone is the bowling and billiards recreation center of STAMP. The Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the facility, including supervision of graduate and undergraduate student staff, programmatic efforts, and working closely with Marketing staff to develop an effective strategy to promote the facility and its programs to both on- and off-campus customers. The Manager will work to make the TerpZone a revenue-generating center, maximizing efficiencies in its operations.
-Manage the recreation center. Responsible for the management of facility reservations and coordination with departments, student groups, and outside clientele. Manage facility repairs and coordinate repair efforts with contractual services and facility operations. Responsible for the day-to-day point of sales operations. The center includes 8 bowling alley lanes, 10 billiard tables, 4 TVs w/gaming consoles, TV lounge w/two projectors, snack bar, multipurpose room as well as various gaming equipment. Manage a $200,000 (approximately) budget.
-Responsible for hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of a Graduate Assistant and approximately 20-25 student employees.
-Develop innovative programmatic ideas for the Center and oversee all operations and the programming calendar, to include night and weekend programs. Responsible for the creation and oversight of competitive recreational programs, which also creates a shared experience for participants such as: leagues, tournaments, and clubs.
-Work in conjunction with Stamp Marketing in the preparation of appropriate marketing materials/strategies for all daily operation specials, special events/activities, and programs.
-Serve as a liaison between The TerpZone and various University departments and offices, off-campus clientele, and vendors. Responsible for the maintaining of vendor relationships while searching to create new relationship partners.
-Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree required with at least one year of full-time experience managing a facility similar to the TerpZone, or equivalent part-time experience, including as an undergraduate or graduate staff member. OR at least one year of full-time program planning experience for a facility similar to the TerpZone or equivalent part-time experience, including as an undergraduate or graduate staff member.
Master’s Degree in related field, e.g. education, recreational and leisure studies, kinesiology, or business administration; experience in recreation management; basic business and budgeting skills; and supervisory experience. Additionally, preference will be given to those with the ability to incorporate student development in supervision and programming responsibilities.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.