Director, recreation and well-being

About the position

Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs, the Director of Recreational Sports and Well-being (RecWell) is responsible for the administration of a comprehensive collegiate recreation and health promotion and well-being department.  The department houses outdoor adventure, intramural sports, sports clubs, facility operations, informal recreation, fitness, health promotion, and wellness programs.  As a member of the division’s administrative team, this role will oversee operations of the Cary Street Gym, the Larrick Student Center, MCV Campus Recreation Center, the Cary Street Field, and the Outdoor Rental Center.  Additionally, the Director provides leadership and direction for a variety of initiatives to include strategic planning, budgeting, personnel management, facility operations and maintenance, policy development, student development activities, program development and review, assessments, staff development, and project management.

How to apply

VCU’s Executive Search Team is assisting Virginia Commonwealth University in this search. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU job portal located at the link below:

VCU job portal:

Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Tanya-Lee Giscombe. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. 

Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: 

Tanya-Lee Giscombe

Rebecca Aldridge



Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, military status (including veteran status), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.