Reporting to the Recreational Services Assistant Director, this position will assist in the provision of Intramural and Club Sports offered through the department. This position will be expected to work a minimum of 40 hours/wk, including some nights and weekends. This professionally minded individual will assist with the administration of all aspects of assigned activities within the Intramural and Club Sports program.
Primary Intramural Job Responsibilities:
Lead in the hiring, evaluating, and training of Intramural supervisors, referees, and office staff employees.
Lead in scheduling tournaments, employees and playing areas and supervising Intramural sport leagues, tournaments, and special events.
Lead with rule revisions, equipment coordination and inventory, and evaluation of activities.
Assist staff members within the department regarding Intramural program needs.
Lead in the marketing and promotion of all Intramural activities.
Assists in the development and coordination of summer recreational sports camps, children programs.
Other relevant duties as assigned.
Primary Club Sport Job Responsibilities:
Assist department with some Club Sport administrative duties, eligibility checking.
Lead in the hiring, evaluating, and training of the Club Sports Program Manager and Event Staff.
Assist department with some supervisory duties, practice checks.
Maintains Club Sports handbook delineating structure for gaining and maintaining recognition as a Club Sport.
Serve as College Administrative Representative at most Club Sports home events.
Other relevant duties as assigned.
Previous experience in recreational sports programming in a collegiate setting preferred. Must have strong knowledge of several sports’ rules and referee experience. Must have familiarity with the Internet, Word and Excel. Good organizational, time-management, and problem solving skills; demonstrated leadership; good interpersonal skills; people oriented personality; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to function independently and as a member of a team; commitment to promoting and providing quality customer service; and flexible as this position requires some erratic hours in addition to regularly scheduled work shifts.
Fitness/Wellness and Marketing Assistant Coordinator
The Fitness/Wellness and Marketing Assistant Coordinator is an integral team member within Recreational Services who is under the supervision of the Director and Assistant Director of Recreational Services. With a main focus in fitness and wellness, the AC is also responsible for marketing on behalf of the entire department. This position demands strong leadership, the ability to work autonomous and an ability to work with a diverse group of staff members and participants. This individual must possess professional skills, with a creative mind and strong work ethic.
The fitness portion of this position requires management of the Group Exercise Classes, Personal Training, development of Fitness Incentive Programs and Fitness Workshops. As the leader of Group Exercise, this individual must configure a class schedule in addition to teaching classes themselves. They are responsible for hiring and training potential Fitness Instructors and must be a strong teacher to lead their group of instructors through workshops. This outgoing, communicative individual is expected to oversee and participate in department and campus events including Freshmen Orientation, Recapalooza, and Friday at the Fort.
The marketing portion of this position requires that he/she must be electronic savvy and proficient in advertising and promoting the Recreational Services programs and services via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. He/she will work closely with a Graphic Designer to create flyers and posters to market our program and services. In the area of marketing, specifically, the AC is responsible for representing all areas of Recreational Services (Fitness, Outdoor Pursuits and Intramurals/Club Sports) and must promote each program effectively and enthusiastically.
Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Sports Administration, Health Education, Recreation or other related field.
Personal Training or Group Fitness Instructor Certified.
2 years experience in related area.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems.
Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work with diverse populations.
Both Assistant Coordinator Position Information:
The appointment will begin on or about August 1st, 2017 and extend through April 30th, 2018. 9 month appointment.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, list of references, a letter of application indicating career goals. Please forward application materials to: Brandon DenHartog, Assistant Director of Recreational Services; 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Email applications preferred, do not apply through Bluefish Jobs. Position will be open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by June 16, 2017. For more information, call Brandon DenHartog at (970) 247-7096, or send e-mail to email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Stipend of $1,350/month plus some benefits. The department will assist in travel expenses to attend the NIRSA National Conference.
Location: Durango, Colorado
Campus elevation: 6,872 feet
Year founded: 1911
Undergraduate education: Our sole focus
Educational tradition: Liberal arts (the arts befitting a free people)
Vision: We strive to be the finest public liberal arts college in the Western United States.
Mission: Fort Lewis College offers accessible, high quality, baccalaureate liberal arts educa...tion to a diverse student population, preparing citizens for the common good in an increasingly complex world.
College accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Program accreditations: Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, American Chemical Society, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, National Association of Schools of Music
Number of majors, minors, certificates, & special academic programs: 96
Most popular majors for 06-07 graduates: Business Administration, Interdisciplinary Studies, Exercise Science, English, Psychology
Number of students: 3,907 in Fall 2006
Number of student clubs and organizations: 70
NCAA Division: II
Varsity sports: Basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball
Club sports: Baseball, cycling, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, wrestling