The Department of Wellness at Oklahoma State University has a newly created position open for interested candidates in the position of Competitive Sports Coordinator.
The Competitive Sports Program has oversight of the intramural and sport club programs. These two large programs offers over 40 intramural events yearly seeing nearly 8,000 unique participants and serve 35 active clubs.
Our ideal candidate has passion for providing exceptional customer service, experience in officiating and training officials, knowledge of IMLeagues and experience working with sport clubs. Applicants should have a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience administering a competitive sports program (a two year Graduate Assistantship will be considered 1 year of experience). Work schedule is generally M-F, 8-5 with some required night and weekend hours as assigned.
- Coordinating and overseeing league scheduling for assigned team sports.
- Conducting captain’s rule meetings and establishing and revising rules of play for assigned sports.
- Oversee the ejected participants with disciplinary action for assigned sports.
- Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training and evaluation of student officials.
- Assist with maintenance and inventory of equipment.
- Work with assigned sport clubs and act as primary purchaser for those clubs.
- Assist the Assistant Director in working with the Sport Club Council (35 clubs) and Sport Club Executive Committee.
- Collaborate with other campus entities for cooperative programming opportunities.
- Assist with assessments for both intramural sports and sport club programs.
- Responsible for youth summer day camp activities.
Required Job Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in recreation administration, sport management, leisure studies, physical education, kinesiology, comparable degree
- 1-2 years of experience with intramural/club sports in a collegiate setting
- Experience training student officials
Preferred Job Qualifications:
- Master’s degree in recreation administration, sport management, leisure studies, physical education, kinesiology, comparable degree.
- 2-5 years of experience working with intramural sports or sport clubs in a collegiate setting.
- Certified high school or college official in at least one or more of the following sports (football, basketball, soccer, softball, or volleyball).
- Demonstrated background in the training of sport officials and knowledge of NIRSA sport rules.
- NIRSA member and experience with extramural events.
A complete application includes a cover letter, resume addressing all job qualifications and three references. Please submit all materials via http://hr.okstate.edu/employment-opportunities (req2832). Application materials will be accepted until position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applicants who have submitted completed materials by March 1, 2017. If you have questions about the position or search process, please contact Jason Linsenmeyer, Search Chair, at email@example.com or 405-744-7407.
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