UCLA Recreation invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Competitive Sports Coordinator. We seek an individual with proven leadership experience capable of working in a team atmosphere and comfortable managing a large workload. The Competitive Sports program offers an array of intramural and extramural leagues and activities, a multi-tiered club sports program, martial arts and sports classes, a comprehensive employee and student officer training program and field management. The Competitive Sports Coordinator reports to the Assistant Program Director of Competitive Sports.
This position will play a vital role in the training, development, and supervision of our student participants, student officers, employees (both students and coaches), and volunteers, including the development of extensive training sessions and materials (both in-person and online). This incumbent will have primary responsibilities related to club sports, intramural sports and sport classes. Which could include, but is not limited to, working with the student officers and employees related to these areas to ensure policy is followed and that they are successful in their efforts, facility reservations, travel policies, officials training and more. Finally, this position will share responsibility with the other Competitive Sport Coordinators for rotating evening and weekend supervision of intramural and club sports events. It is estimated that this will occupy roughly 60% of the individual’s time.
This position will work heavily with our club sports student leaders on planning, coordinating, and supervising both on-campus and off-campus club sports activities. Coordination of events will include pre- and post-meetings with student leaders, as well as working with campus partners to insure events are safe and successful. It is estimated that this will occupy roughly 20% of the individual’s time.
Lastly, this position will have responsibilities for the unit’s marketing materials and program development and will liaise with the Department’s marketing unit to meet our goals. This will include advertising upcoming intramural, extramural, and club sports events and activities, as well as collecting and promoting the results and accomplishments. Significant development and maintenance of the unit’s website, Facebook pages, newsletters, and other social media outlets is needed. It is estimated that this will occupy roughly 20% of the individual’s time.
The ideal candidate would have a good working knowledge related to the administration of a collegiate sports program, including student development, marketing, policy and event planning. Additional experience with intramural sports and sports officiating is a plus. The ideal candidate must: be able to work in a fast-paced environment, efficiently multi-task, effectively communicate, and demonstrate a commitment to student and staff development. CPR, First Aid and AED certifications are required; instructor’s certification is preferred. A Master’s degree in higher education administration, recreation, physical education, sport management, student personnel or a related field is preferred, as is two years of progressive experience in campus recreation. Interested individuals must apply on the UCLA Human Resources website (Requisition #26053). Applications submitted via bluefishjobs.com will not be reviewed. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until June 30th, 2017. For additional information concerning this position, feel free to contact Kyle Urban at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UCLA Recreation is committed to providing high quality recreational experiences that benefit the campus community. It is the function of the department to provide such experiences in a manner which is fully supportive of, and integral to the fulfillment of the academic and public service mission of the University, and contribute to the health, wellness, development, and education of students. In a...dhering to this responsibility, the department is charged with providing extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services, which reflect the varied leisure needs of the University community.