Anticipated Intramural Sports Coordinator position coming soon. If you have questions or inquires, contact Julie Rhoads, Interim Assistant Director for Sport Clubs, at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Intramural Sports, the Intramural Sports Coordinator administers, assesses, develops, organizes, and promotes a comprehensive Intramural Sports program offering 50+ activities and serving 8,500+ participants and 250+ employees each year. Core functions include program development and management, human resource management, and administrative management
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Program Development and Management | 50%
Plan and execute a comprehensive intramural sports program offering 50+ singles/doubles, team, and special event activities. Assist with long-term, strategic visioning. Develop annual calendar to maximize facility usage and introduce creative, inclusive activities. Oversee scheduling and site management for indoor/outdoor activities at three different facilities. Develop and revise policies and procedures as needed. Enhance program quality through assessment and evaluation. Utilize marketing strategies to promote offerings and encourage recreational involvement. Create a welcoming, inspiring, responsive, and respectful culture through high-quality programming and a well-trained, service-oriented staff. Contribute to operations and administration in all areas of recreational sports programming.
Human Resource Management | 25%
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and develop student employees (250+ employees/year), including two Intramural Sports Graduate Assistants and one Program Assistant. Assist with creation of staff goals and programmatic mission. Utilize assessment to evaluate staff training efficacy and employee retention. Implement creative strategies to enhance staff development through progressive conflict resolution, customer service, and leadership training. Promote student involvement in campus recreation and officiating opportunities. Advise and support student officials’ association. Maintain staff records and databases.
Administrative Management | 25%
Oversee risk management training and emergency action planning. Maintain fiscal responsibility for program operating and wage budgets; inventory and purchase equipment and staff apparel as needed. Manage employee hiring and payroll processes. Oversee documentation and management for program-related records (e.g., accident reports, employee files, and inventory). Utilize and implement technology to streamline workflow efficiency. Ensure compliance with applicable university, state, and federal laws, policies, and regulations. Maintain or pursue active involvement in professional organizations. Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director for Intramural Sports. Collaborate with Recreational Sports staff to promote customer service, student development, and wellness through departmental events and activities.
Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field and 1-3 years of management experience within a comprehensive intramural sports program (relative GA experience is considered). Experience recruiting, training, supervising, and developing student employees (i.e., officials, scorekeepers, supervisors, program assistants, graduate assistants). Knowledge of a variety of intramural sport activities and experience administering sport leagues and tournaments (i.e., team sports, singles/doubles activities, special events). Understanding and proven application of risk management, conflict resolution, and marketing in campus recreation. Excellent interpersonal, leadership, organizational, and strategic thinking skills.
Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field. Additionally, a two-year graduate assistantship in intramural/competitive sports, experience with intramural sports scheduling software (e.g., Fusion IM, IMLeagues), and a current Red Cross instructor certification (CPR, AED, and First Aid) or ability to become certified.
Demonstrated 1) proficiency at the collegiate level in recreational sports programming and administration, 2) commitment to the advancement of creative and inclusive recreation, 3) sports officiating background, and 4) ability to collaborate and support other Recreational Sports programs and staff.
Applicants must apply through jobs.vt.edu when position becomes available.
About Virginia Tech
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech, has evolved into a comprehensive university of national and international prominence as Virginia's largest university with 30,000 students and one of the top 50 research institutions in the nation. We are located in Southwest Virginia, the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Department of Recreational Sports enhances the quality of life for the university community by educating and encouraging participation in activities that promote healthy lifestyles, social interactions, and leadership skills. The department creates an atmosphere that encourages individuals to develop life-long involvement in recreational activities and is dedicated to meeting the changing needs of a diverse community by offering quality structured and informal recreational opportunities.