Philosophy and Theory
Professionalism and ethics, health and wellness theories, student development theory, CAS Standards, issues of equity and diversity, and more.
Effective program development, scheduling, and delivery, as well as programming for special populations, or for specialized areas.
Human Resources Management
Customer service principles, motivational skills, leadership development, staff selection and training, conflict resolution, governance structures, group facilitation, and more.
Good written and verbal communication, establishing partnerships, strategic planning principles, public relations and marketing principles, resource acquisition and allocation, sustainability, and more.
Facility Management, Planning, and Design
Facility operations and management, development of policies and procedures, event management, equipment knowledge, facility planning and design, and more.
Research and Evaluation
Program assessment, best practices in benchmarking, assessment and evaluation techniques or applications, applied research, sharing results in writing, and more.
Legal Liability and Risk Management
Risk and crisis management, injury liability, sports waivers, the legal process, insurance coverage and plans, and more.
Personal and Professional Qualities
Problem solving strategies, goal and resource prioritization, adaptability, meaningful networking, and more.