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Sarah Hardin

  • Associate Director of Membership and Marketing
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  • Professional Staff
  • 773-325-4559

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee Membership Services policies, operations, and staff.
  • Lead team of three  professional staff including: Assistant Director, Marketing; Business Manager; Membership Services Assistant.
  • Develop and implement departmental assessment projects.
  • Provide strategic direction for marketing and outreach initiatives.

Education and Professional Experience

  • PhD Higher Education, Florida State University
  • MS Sports Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BS Physical Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 
  • Over twenty years of experience in campus recreation at University of Illinois, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Valdosta State University, and Florida State University.
  • Seven years experience as faculty member and advisor, Recreation and Sport Administration major, at Southeast Missouri State University and George Williams College of Aurora University 

Service and Affiliations

  • Currently serving on editorial board of Recreational Sports Journal.
  • Certified Recreational Sports Specialist, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).
  • NIRSA and Illinois Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (IIRSA) member.
  • Chair, NIRSA Member Network, 2013 - 2014.
  • NIRSA Region III Regional Representative to the Member Network, 2011 - 2014.
  • Past Chair and Board Member for the Village of Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation Department.