Campus Recreational Sports Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services
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.
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.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Evolution of Campus Recreational Sports: Adapting to the Age of Accountability
Chapter 2. A Career in Campus Recreational Sports
Chapter 3. Relationships in Campus Recreation: Professional, Institutional, and Community
Chapter 4. Budgeting and Internal Controls
Chapter 5. Marketing
Chapter 6. Assessment in Campus Recreational Sports
Chapter 7. Risk Management
Chapter 8. Technology for the Recreation Practitioner
Chapter 9. Personnel
Chapter 10. Program Planning Using a Student Learning Approach
Chapter 11. Facilities
Chapter 12. Services
Chapter 13. Special Events
Published by NIRSA: 2013