JOB SUMMARY: Assist in the development of student staff and sport officials. To oversee the daily operations of the Intramural Sports Program including but not limited to scheduling, officiating, supervising, training and risk management.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:90%
Help develop, update, know and implement Intramural Sport policies and manuals.
Recruit, hire, and train officials.
Maintain the Illinois Student Officials Association.
Hire, train, evaluate, and promote student staff.
Assist with the development and implementation of Intramural sports and staff schedules.
Maintain a balanced office hour schedule and intramural evaluation schedule that may take place after regular office hours.
Attend all Intramural Sport staff meetings.
Develop and maintain a blended officials training model.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 10%
A. Supervisory Controls 5%
Reports to the Assistant Director of Intramurals and indirectly to the Assistant Director of Student Development.
Assists in the supervision of approximately 100 Intramural staff.
B. Guidelines 5%
Adhere to and maintain divisional performance criteria at a satisfactory level; maintain current certifications.
Assist with other Campus Recreation programs as needed.
State and Regional Conference travel opportunities.
Expected involvement and leadership in Student Advisory committee
Opportunities to participate in departmental committees.
Opportunities to work in different areas of Campus Recreation to broaden recreational learning and experience.
Maintain current certifications in CPR/AED/First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogen Training.
Professional Staff: Daily interaction with professional staff within Campus Recreation, the Division of Student Affairs and various other members of the University of Illinois.
Student Staff: Supervisory responsibilities for Intramural Staff; interactions with members of the entire Campus Recreation student staff.
Patrons: Daily interactions with Campus Recreation, University and community members.
Minimum work requirements:
Position requires flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Recreation, Sport, Tourism Management, Kinesiology, Community Health or Education.
Sports Officiating experience and knowledge of various sports rules.
Preferred experience with official’s training.
Acceptance into graduate school at the University of Illinois.
To receive tuition waiver, acceptance into the Recreation, Sport and Tourism program in the College of Applied Health Sciences (offer will be contingent upon formal acceptance to program) Minimum Qualifications for Acceptance:
GRE: Required, but no minimum. However, the program is competitive so the scores are important.
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Three professional letters of references with two being from faculty.
Email a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Cherise Marks, Student Development Coordinator, Campus Recreation, University of Illinois at email@example.com by March 6, 2018.
Cover letter or resume should indicate (yes or no) if you meet the minimum qualifications for graduate admission.
About Campus Recreation / University of IL at Urbana-Champaign
Campus Recreation at the University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign operates four indoor facilities encompassing over 450,000 square feet of recreational space and 42 acres of field space in servicing a student/faculty-staff population of over 55,000 patrons. These facilities experience approximately two million visits each year from our population base. The comprehensive recreational program inc...ludes traditional offerings in the areas of aquatics, group exercise, intramural sports, outdoor adventures, ice arena operations, and sport clubs. It also provides programming in areas such as personal fitness training, youth tournament opportunities, community access, and professional meeting space rental. Campus Recreation employs approximately 55 professional staff and an annual student payroll for over 800 student employees.