Assistant Coordinator, Intramural and Club Sports (previously an internship)
Fort Lewis College
May 1, 2018
$1,350/month 9 month contract
Part Time - Entry Level
Intramurals, Sport Clubs
4 Year Degree
The Assistant Coordinator position is designed to give professional level experience to undergrads looking to get into graduate school and/or those who have completed their graduate assistantships and would like another year or two of experience before seeking a more permanent full-time position. 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 is expected to work a minimum of 35 hours per week, 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.
This position must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and nights.
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management, Sport Management, Leisure and Tourism Management or related field that will meet internship requirements.
Demonstrated experience and success in the management of personnel, intramural and/or club sports event management, and officiating experience.
Strong knowledge of several intramural sports’ rules.
Experience in officiated two or more sports.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook.
Ability to function independently as well as a member of a diverse team.
Commitment to promoting and providing quality customer service.
Previous experience working in recreational sport programming within a collegiate setting.
Interest in a career in campus recreation.
Experience with IM Leagues.
Understanding and experience with social media platforms such as, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
Familiarity with NIRSA organization and the NIRSA Championship Series.
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 with marketing and promotion of all Intramural activities.
Assists with the development and coordination of summer recreational sports camps, children programs.
Other relevant duties as assigned.
Primary Club Sport Job Responsibilities:
Assist department with Club Sport administrative duties, such as eligibility verification.
Lead in the hiring, evaluating, and training of the Club Sports Program staff.
Assist department with supervisory duties, such as practice checks.
Maintains Club Sports handbook delineating structure for gaining and maintaining recognition as a Club Sport.
Serve as College Administrative Representative at necessary Club Sports home events.
Other relevant duties as assigned.
Stipend of $1,350/month plus some benefits. The department will assist in travel expenses to attend the NIRSA National Conference.
A complete application packet includes:
Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position as well as career goals.
Names and contact information for three current, professional references.
Application materials received by June 1, 2018 will receive full consideration.
Position will remain open until filled.
The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.
Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political beliefs, or veteran status. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and education shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff.
About Fort Lewis College and Durango
Fort Lewis College is Colorado's public liberal arts college, offering baccalaureate degree programs in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences as well as professional programs in applied sciences, teacher education, and business administration. The college has a diverse student body with an enrollment of about 3,500 from 46 states and 22 nations, 24% Native American, and 11% Hispano.
The campus is located on a mesa top at the foothills of the San Juan Mountains as it converges with the desert Southwest. The College contributes directly to the cultural and economic vitality of the area.
Durango is the hub of Southwestern Colorado, situated in a beautiful mountain valley with nearby peaks reaching 14,000+ feet. A mild four-season climate allows numerous opportunities for skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, etc. With an area population of 45,000, Durango is cosmopolitan for its size and is served by major airlines with direct connections.
Additional Salary Information: benefits plus department will assist in travel expenses to attend the NIRSA National Conference.
About Fort Lewis College
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 education 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
N...CAA Division: II
Varsity sports: Basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball
Club sports: Baseball, cycling, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, wrestling