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Alex Rich

Associate Director of Operations at Moraine Valley Community College

Serving as the Associate Director of Facility Operations at Moraine Valley Community College, Mr. Rich manages the daily operation of the 113,000 sq. ft. Health, Fitness, and Recreation Center. Alex is responsible for all aspects of facility reservations and rentals; and oversight and maintenance of all facility, custodial, and fitness equipment as well as part-time student staff in those areas. Previously, Mr. Rich served as the Assistant Director of Facility Operations at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. At UMSL, Alex helped to open a newly constructed 100,000 sq. ft. Recreation and Wellness Center in June 2015. His responsibilities included managing the daily operation of the facility and programming of the Climbing Center, which included a 33 ft. tall climbing wall and 12 ft. tall bouldering wall. He was also responsible for all aspects of facility reservations, and maintenance of facility equipment. Alex began his professional career in December 2011 at the University of Arkansas as a Facility Coordinator, and later moved into an Assistant Director of Facilities position. Throughout his time at Arkansas, Alex was responsible for facility reservations and rentals, submitting maintenance work orders, and management of various student part-time positions. He was also involved in departmental assessment, strategic planning, and lead the organization and logistics of selected UREC facility projects.
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M.Ed. Sports Administration (Xavier University)

B.S. Kinesiology, Sport Marketing and Management (Indiana University)

National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)

American Red Cross – Lifeguard Instructor; Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor

National Swimming Pool Foundation – Certified Pool Operator