Recreation Coordinator, Sports Program and Intramurals
British Columbia Institute of Technology
May 31, 2018
Burnaby, British Columbia
Full Time - Experienced
Family/Youth, Health/Wellness, Intramurals
BCIT’s Recreation Services is looking for regular, full-time Recreation Coordinator, Sports Program and Intramurals! This position is responsible for the review, development, implementation and operation of the intramural sport, recreation and outdoor sports programs. As a member of the Recreation Services team, the Coordinator, Sports Programs and Intramurals supports the overall development, delivery, and evaluation of recreation programs, services, and events that foster active and healthy living, social connection, campus community engagement, and student learning, development, and success.
This position is responsible for the operations of the gymnasium, sports field and related facilities on the Burnaby campus. This position works closely with all Recreation Coordinators on developing and marketing Recreation Services, supervising Recreation Services Assistants and student staff, and participating as an integral member of the Recreation Services team.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Researches, develops, promotes, organizes, coordinates and evaluates recreation sport programs and activities including intramural sports, drop-in sports, outdoor recreation, groups, tournaments and special events to meet the needs of a diverse group of students, staff and public customers with varying levels of skills and fitness.
Supports the department’s strategic plan and continuous quality improvement to ensure the provision of relevant and high quality recreation programs and services.
Responsible for the administration, oversight and sport programs in the gymnasium, interior and exterior courts, and outdoors on the sports field and the running track, and for the daily supervision of these facilities on the Burnaby campus.
Leads in the recruitment, selection and training of intramural sports and other sport program staff including officials, referees and equipment handlers. Provides input to the performance evaluations of employees and contracted staff.
Ensures participants are using equipment and the facilities in a safe and correct manner; demonstrates correct use as needed and instructs other department staff what to be aware of when the Coordinator, Sports Programs and Intramurals is not on duty.
Develops and maintains policies, procedures and rules related to all sport programs and intramurals including conduct and behaviour expectations, team contracts, team registration and as well as risk and liability waivers; ensuring these are consistent with BCIT’s Student Conduct policies and ensures they are reviewed and updated on a regular basis.
Facilitates incident investigations by conducting player, participant and team meetings. Determines and implements appropriate sanctions including temporary and permanent suspensions. Prepares reports and keeps records in accordance with BCIT policy. Refers appeals to Operations Coordinator as necessary.
Supervises and provides functional direction to the Recreation Service Assistants, intramurals staff and officials, student staff, and volunteers. Incorporating opportunities for student development and leadership.
Travels between BCIT campuses, and other recreation services or outside agencies as required.
Undertakes related duties as assigned, consistent with the job grade of this position.
BENEFITS OF WORKING AT BCIT:
Being a part of BC's Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI
A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a pension
Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
Enjoy subsidized parking and discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.
Diploma in recreation and leisure, physical education, sport management, or related field.
Level I First Aid and CPR, or the ability to obtain certification.
Access to regular and reliable transportation on a regular basis to facilitate participation in events at all campuses.
Valid driver’s license.
Two years’ general experience plus two years practical current experience in the recreation field, including experience in the development and delivery of intramural and other recreational programs and events, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Microsoft Office knowledge with Excel at the intermediate level.
Experience working with recreation participant, team and activity registration, payment and information systems (such as Active Networks).
Proven knowledge and experience using the internet and the ability to use it as a research, communications and promotional tool.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proven ability to participate successfully as a team member and to develop and lead effective teams.
Proven ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders and with diverse groups.
Excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
Keyboarding skills at 40 wpm.
Independent, self-starter with excellent organizational and planning skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, and handle multiple priorities in a busy and demanding environment.
Proven supervision, customer service and quality assurance skills.
Previous experience in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, the coordination of incident investigations, and related decision making and delivery of sanctions.
Previous experience in development and delivery of orientation and training modules.
Demonstrated supervisory, training, team building, mentorship and volunteer management skills.
Ability to recognize and act to resolve problems and exercise independent judgment and initiative appropriately.
Demonstrated knowledge of influences on active living and physical activity behaviour.
Knowledge of student development and student engagement as it relates to fitness and well-being.
Previous participation in team sports at the official or coach level.
Proven initiative, creativity, and skills for the planning, development and implementation of intramural/recreation programs and events.
Thorough understanding of risk-management in the recreation setting.
Ability to work flexible hours and travel between the institute’s campuses, and offsite locations.
Access to reliable and efficient transportation.
Ability to work shift work schedules.
September to May:
Monday to Thursday – 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Friday 12:00 pm (noon) to 8:00 pm
(This position, from Monday to Thursday is an afternoon shift and Friday is a day shift, as defined in Article 14.1 of the Collective Agreement.)
June to August:
Monday to Friday – 12:00pm (noon) to 8:00pm
(This position is a day shift as defined in Article 14.1 of the Collective Agreement.)
*Please note: These are the minimum required qualifications.
START DATE: June 25, 2018
SALARY RANGE: Pay Grade 8; $50,455 with yearly increments to $54,849 p er annum.
COMPETITION NUMBER: 18B220
OPENING DATE: May 26, 2018
CLOSING DATE: June 4, 2018
BCIT offers a competitive salary, generous benefits package and promotes an inclusive workplace. BCIT is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If selected for an interview, candidates will be required to present original copies of credentials.
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