This position reports to the Assistant Director for Competitive Sports. The Senior Coordinator for Competitive Sports is primarily responsible for the development and direction of the Competitive Sports program including intramural and club sports.
Program and Policy Management: • Develop, promote and implement a comprehensive competitive sports program of team and individual intramural sports, and club sport organizations • Implement risk management procedures to include student travel and emergency action plans. Effectively train and empower students to respond appropriately to incidents. • Maintain high visibility and accessibility to program participants and staff (may include evenings and weekends) • Coordinate registration procedures, schedule leagues, tournaments, and special events • Work collaboratively with other departmental and division staff to define facility needs and schedule appropriately • Develop, interpret, review and enforce policies and procedures related to Intramural and Club Sport activities • Communicate with teams and captains regarding policies and rules, disciplinary procedures and schedules • Submit programmatic assessments each fall and spring semester
Personnel Management: • Supervise, mentor, motivate, and effectively lead three Graduate Assistants for Competitive Sports • Recruit, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate approximately 150+ student staff in the positions of program assistants, supervisors, and officials • Actively incorporate Departmental Vision, Mission, and Values into staff training and development
Fiscal Management: • Work with the Assistant Director for Competitive Sports in developing and managing Competitive Sports program budgets to include payroll, spending, fee allocation procedures and revenue from external programming
Strategic Management and Planning: • Strategically plan programs to incorporate Divisional priorities as they relate to the Student Affairs strategic plan and student learning priorities • Work with the Assistant Director of Competitive Sports to create, implement and regularly review an ongoing 3 year plan for the Competitive Sports program
Master’s degree in a relevant field AND one (1) year of relevant experience. OR Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field AND three (3) years of relevant experience. OR Seven (7) years of experience in a relevant field.
Internal Number: S01293P
About University of Georgia
The Department of Recreational Sports at the University of Georgia is part of the Division of Student Affairs. The department offers a comprehensive array of programs and services and is housed in the Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, one of the largest recreation centers in the United States.
Founded in 1785, UGA is a comprehensive land and sea grant institution located in Athens, Georgia with 35,197 students (Fall 2014 enrollment) and 9,874 employees (as of August 2014). The university is composed of 17 academic schools and colleges, and offers more than 600 registered student organizations. UGA was ranked No. 18 on US News & World Report's 2016 "Top Public Schools."