University Recreation at the University of Arkansas is seeking candidates for a Coordinator of Club and Intramural Sports to help them achieve their mission to serve the campus community by providing a diverse selection of recreational opportunities and facilities, which are designed to enhance the quality of life for each participant.The Coordinator of Club and Intramural Sports will assist with the administration and oversight of the Club and Intramural Sports programs at University Recreation.
Responsibilities include the following: Intramural Sports Program:
Assist with the planning and administration the fall, spring, and summer sport activities, including team leagues and tournaments and specialty events.
Assist with supervision of the hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating of sport activity staff, including 100 scorekeepers, 175 officials, and 12 supervisors.
Coordinate social media initiatives and marketing that highlight programs, participants, and employees.
Club Sports Program:
Assist with administration of all aspects of the Club Sports program, including officer trainings and leadership development, budget and policy management, travel, participant eligibility, coaches, and risk management.
Assist with the hiring, training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating of graduate assistant and program assistant employees for the Club Sports program.
Assist with oversight of the agency and foundation accounts for all Club Sports.
Serve as a liaison to the Club Sports Advisory Committee.
Recruit new club teams and participants.
Develop, supervise, and evaluate full time and part time personnel.
Develop and enforce program policies, procedures, and protocols (sport rules, staff manuals, program handbooks), framed around fostering relationships with participants and campus partners, developing excellence in student staff, and aligning with University and Student Standards and Conduct policies.
Compile and evaluate information and statistics for activity, semester, and annual reporting.
Assist with creation and implementation of short and long term goals for use in program area assessment, learning outcomes, and strategic planning, as well as, participate in needs assessment for program and facilities.
Assist with preparing and administering of a planned budget for the Club and Intramural Sports Programs, including monthly budgeting, payroll, and maintenance and equipment.
Collaborate with the Assistant Director for Marketing to design and implement an effective marketing plan for the Club and Intramural Sports Programs.
Utilize program and departmental software including When to Work, Fusion, payroll software and others.
Assist with the purchase, maintenance, and long term planning of inventory, including equipment, uniforms, and awards.
Assist with maintenance and set up of all facilities utilized by the Club and Intramural Sports program, perform risk management checks and observe participant behaviors in intramural and club sports programs.
Assist with planning and participate in University Recreation’s departmental events and activities.
Participate in the development of learning outcomes, strategic planning and other departmental initiatives.
Assess risk management policies and procedures and maintain program compliance.
Attend College of Education and Health Profession’s meeting, events, and activities.
Serve on campus and departmental committees as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications include the following: Minimum
Bachelor's degree in recreation, physical education, student affairs, higher education, sport management, or a related field.
Two or more years of work experience in collegiate club sports or intramural sports program administration.
Supervisory experience with student staff.
Master's degree in recreation, sports management, higher education, student affairs, or related field is preferred.
Demonstrate success in the development and implementation of recreation programs to a culturally diverse population at a large four year institution.
Demonstrate experience in training and supervision of multiple part time staff, emphasis on intramural sports officials and supervisors.
Demonstrate proficiency in campus recreation software programs and applications across a variety of technologies.
Active involvement in campus recreation and/or higher education professional organizations.
Additional information and application can be found at human resources at the University of Arkansas. Applications must be received by May 2, 2018. Applications submitted via email or bluefishjobs.com will not be considered.The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Number: NC1049P
About University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas, the state’s flagship university, resides on 345 picturesque acres overlooking the Ozark Mountains. For nearly 150 years, it has been at the center of higher education in the state of Arkansas, and has achieved the Carnegie classification of RU/VH, defined as a doctoral-granting research university with very high levels of research activity. Only 108 of the nation’s top universities hold this distinction. Never before in the university’s history have its students and faculty been more academically accomplished, its facilities more sophisticated, or its research efforts more inclusive. All indicators of academic success are at record highs and climbing. The university’s over 23,000 students come from every state in the country and some 100 nations, and they have nearly 200 academic programs in which to choose. Through the integration of teaching, research and service that puts students first, the University of Arkansas is taking its place among the nation’s great comprehensive academies. In 2005 the university concluded The Campaign for the Twenty-First Century, a fundraising effort that raised $1.046 billion dollars.
The University of Arkansas has ove...r 4,000 benefits eligible employees and has been recognized as a family-friendly workplace as winners of the Governor’s Work-Life Initiative for nine consecutive years, receiving the gold award in 2011. This award recognizes employers for establishing and providing resources that support employees in balancing the needs of both work and family.
One of the fastest growing regions in the country and home to two of the Fortune 100 companies, Northwest Arkansas offers one of the finest living environments in the nation with affordable housing, award-winning schools, safe neighborhoods, comprehensive healthcare, impressive cultural and shopping opportunities, places for people of all faiths to worship, some of the best outdoor recreation available anywhere, and a balanced state budget. The region is perennially ranked among the Top 10 metropolitan areas in the U.S. by the Milken Institute, and Forbes calls the region one of the nation’s 10 best places for business and careers. The region is incredibly connected – by interstate or a regional airport (XNA) offering daily non-stop jet service to more than 15 U.S. cities. Additional information on the university and its environment may be found at http://www.collegetownprofile.com/arkansas/universityofarkansas/index.html