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RSM Career Opportunities

University/College
Athletics
Commercial Recreation
and Sport Tourism
Public/Government
Recreation
Sample Titles
Sports Information Director Facilities Manager Fitness Center Manager
Athletic Director Recreation Director Youth Sports Director
NCAA Compliance Officer Camp Director Recreation Supervisor
Academic Student Services Special Events Manager Facility Manager
Marketing/Promotions Director Marketing/Promotions Aquatics Director
Events Director Group Sales Membership Coordinator
Equipment Manager Fitness Director Marketing/Promotions
Facilities Director Convention/Event Manager Fundraiser/Grants Coordinator
Sample Job Locations
Coastal Carolina University Ocean Lakes Campground Conway Parks and Recreation
Marshall University NASCAR Speedpark Myrtle Beach Cultural and Leisure
Louisiana-Lafayette Myrtle Waves Waterpark USArmy (MWR)
University of Mississippi Disney World N. Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness
Georgia Southern Conway Wellness Center Alamodome (San Antonio)
University of Maryland Carnival Cruise Lines Austin Parks & Recreation
Western Carolina University SunRiver Resort  
     
For-Profit Sport Not-For Profit Sport Natural Resources/
Park Management
Sample Titles
Director of Recreation and Parks Intramural Sports Director Park Ranger
Sporting Goods Research/Design/Sales Youth Sports Director Park Manager
Merchandise and Marketing Activity Director Outdoor Educator
Sports Agent Program Leader Forester
Arena/Stadium Manager Regional Coordinator Fish and Game Warden
Sport Communications/Media Project Administrator Wildlife Manager
Corporate Sales Director Education Coordinator Outdoor Program Coordinator
Athletic Business Manager Grant Manager Playground Specialist
Sample Job Locations
Myrtle Beach Pelicans Carolina Forest Community Center Myrtle Beach State Park
Madison Square Garden Special Olympics International Huntington Beach State Park
Mytle Beach Stingrays National Youth Sports Corporation PlayCard Environmental Center
Syracuse Crunch Myrtle Beach YMCA City of Charleston/Charleston Co.
Charleston Battery Police Athletic League Smoky Mountain National Park
Wilson Sporting Goods NCAA Project Adventure

* Many positions require/encourage graduate or advanced study.

Horrigan, M. (2004). Employment projections to 2012: Concepts and context. Monthly Labor Review, 3-22