Reporting to the Associate Director of Campus Recreation, the Coordinator of Competitive and Recreational Sports assists with the execution of the Intramural Sports Program and Sport Club Program while supporting functions Campus Recreation. The Coordinator of Competitive and Recreational Sports will assist with implementation, and promotion of student focused programs opportunities for Campus Recreation; aid in the organization of programs and policies that meet the institution’s student recreational needs.
The Coordinator for Competitive and Recreational Sports supports Campus Recreation programs with the management of policies, programs and services that impact and enhance student life, university goals and learning outcomes. They assist with equipment purchase, aids with programmatic procedures, training, and onsite supervision of Intramural Sports and Sport Club events. Provides leadership to student staff by assisting with recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating; promoting leadership development through coordination of staff meetings. This position will assist with sustainability of facilities, outdoor fields and equipment by supporting set standards of safety and guiding preventative maintenance programs. In addition, this position will provide support with development of short and long range plans for future needs. Additional oversite of program development by performing assessment and assisting Campus Recreation as needed.
Assist with Management of Recreational Programming by:
• Assisting with policies, programs, and services that impact and enhance student life through structured recreational activities and events.
• Facilitate and support university and department policies and procedures for participants through meetings and trainings.
• Schedule and assign student employees for Competitive and Recreational Activities and Events.
• Monitor and follow-up on events, issue and update leagues, tournaments in a variety of mediums.
• Assist in executing schedules, calendars, and participant handbooks, rule sheets to maintain structure recreational activities and events.
• Coordinate with office staff registration procedures and operations for Intramural activities and events.
Provide leadership to Competitive and Recreational Programming staff by:
• Assisting in the recruiting, hiring, training, supervision and evaluation officials, supervisors, graduate assistants, and interns.
• Promote and support leadership development, establish a positive work atmosphere provide mentoring to promote organizational goals and objectives.
• Conduct/instruct clinics and workshops on University, department and unit policies and procedures; interpretation and officiating techniques.
• Supervising special events and competitions of a variety unit programs.
• Formulate social media presence and updates for Competitive and Recreational Sports.
Coordinate risk management for Competitive and Recreational Programming by:
• Assisting with the follow through of policies and procedures with Competitive and Recreational Program student Leadership.
• Coordinate with Associate Director and related departments to resolve problems and deal with critical liability situations related to departmental programs.
• Monitoring risk management plans and overseeing implementation of good safety practices.
• Assist in performing risk management audits and maintaining records.
Coordinate facilities and outdoor fields and equipment by:
• Support standards of safety to ensure proper risk management; enforce manufacturer’s instruction for proper usage.
• Assist with intramural equipment inventories; purchase, perform repairs and restoration,
• Evaluate preventative maintenance program; maintain records of usage; develop short and long term plans for future needs.
Contributes to team effort by:
• Promote the overall mission and vision of Campus Recreation; contributing to a team effort and maintaining a professional environment.
• Attend staff meetings and retreats; serve on University committees as requested
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Two years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year for year basis. • Sport officiating experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES OR COMPETENCIES: • Knowledge of the basic principles and practices associated with personnel management and supervision.
• Demonstrated computer software skills, including the ability to use office software, such as databases, spreadsheets, word processing.
• Ability to provide high quality services in a cost effective manner and to recommend improved methods for performance methods.
• Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
• Skill in planning, developing, and producing events and special projects.
• Ability to analyze complex issues, conduct thorough and appropriate fact finding inquiries, reason logically, and articulate sound solutions in a timely manner.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships within the department, the university, outside agencies, and other organizations.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, to the extent allowed by law.
• High Tolerance for Change – the ability and willingness to work in ever-changing and fast paced environment to solve complex human resource concerns.
• Strong Team Attitude and Approach – the ability and willingness to share ideas, to be open to the ideas of others, work toward organizational goals and interests.
• Systems Thinking – the ability to focus on how an issue being reviewed interacts with the other components of our systems.
• Strong Customer Service Orientation – the desire and ability to provide friendly and flexible services that resolve concerns in a timely fashion in accordance with the appropriate processes and procedures.
• Knowledge and experience in supervising, training, hiring, and evaluating sport officials and/or recreational programming staff.
• Master’s degree in Physical Education, Sport Management, Recreation, Business, Higher Education, Student Development or related field.
• NIRSA Membership.
• Demonstrated success developing and managing budgets.
• Demonstrated experience administering risk management practices for recreation programs.
• Professional experience administering intramural and sport club programming.
• Demonstrated success in personnel training and supervision of multiple part time staff in a higher education setting.
• Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of recreational programs to a culturally diverse population.
• Certification as American Red Cross First Aid Instructor.
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Campus Recreation is a vital support to campus life at the University of Idaho. Areas of oversight include Recreation Facilities, Sport Clubs, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Programs, Wellness, and Special Events. We are housed in the Student Recreation Center, open since February 20, 2002. The 85,000 sq. ft facility also is home to a 55' climbing all, two gymnasiums, a multi-activity court, aerobic fitness studios, cardio, selectorized and free weight areas, classrooms and an indoor track.