The primary purpose of the Coordinator of Intramural & Club Sports is to collaborate with the Assistant Director of Intramural & Club Sports in the development, administration, and evaluation of a comprehensive Intramural & Club Sports program, including student, faculty and staff intramural programs and a competitive club sport program. The Coordinator of Intramural & Club Sports also assists the Assistant Director of Intramural & Club Sports during summer months in the administration and oversight of the Emory Sports Fitness Camp. This position also assists in the overall administration of Recreation & Wellness events and programs. The Intramural & Club Sports program provides structured programming options to foster health and wellbeing, learning, leadership, and inclusion for the Emory community. This position has equal programmatic responsibilities at both the Woodruff Physical Education Center (WPEC) and the Student Activity and Academic Center (SAAC) recreational facilities. Responsibilities include a wide variety of administrative and supervisory duties including, but not limited to, personnel management, fiscal management, student development, risk management, facility management, marketing/promotions, rules and policy development, and scheduling of Intramural Sports leagues and special events. This position is a full-time, twelve-month, exempt professional staff member with the Department of Recreation &Wellness and reports to the Assistant Director of Intramural & Club Sports.
Assists with the management of a diversified and comprehensive Intramural and Club Sports program including, but not limited to, program administration, policy development, scheduling, staff training, assessment, risk management, special events, budget oversight, marketing and equipment management.
Schedules all intramural sports programs across multiple facilities and creates team schedules and brackets with online scheduling software. Administers nearly 20 sports annually, including team registration and league and tournament scheduling.
Assists during summer months in the administration and oversight of the Emory Sports Fitness Camp, and also assists in the overall administration of Recreation & Wellness events and programs.
Provides support for regular updating of Intramural Sports web site.
Serves as primary support and resource person for intramural participants, team managers and student team captains. Provides customer service for participants of Intramural Sports programs including general questions, policy and procedure interpretation, and disciplinary hearings for unsportsmanlike incidents.
Produces and manages marketing and promotion of all intramural sports events which includes website development, printed media, and listserv development and maintenance, and social media development and updates.
Coordinates all planning and logistics for all intramural sport special events and club sport fundraisers.
Serves as a liaison to a determined number of Sport Clubs (~4-6). Provides leadership and mentors Sport Club officers, coaches, and members.
Revises all sports rules, manuals and policies for the entire intramural sports program.
Compiles statistical data on participation and injuries.
Assists in the development of short-term and long-term goals for the intramural sports program with a formal assessment process.
Collaborates with campus partners to increase awareness in an effort to build a sense of community around the programs.
Liaises with other Campus entities in regards to student conduct, marketing, events, etc.
Maintains current knowledge of intramural, club sport and summer camp trends and related challenges within Higher Education.
Serves as a department ranking staff member on duty for recreational programs; which includes, but is not limited to, serving as a first responder for emergency situations and providing emergency care, providing customer service, resolving conflicts and making decisions and judgments regarding program and facility usage.
Provides input on departmental policy decisions and strategic planning.
Serves in an on-call function to support athletic and recreation facilities and programs.
Organizes and conducts meetings and training sessions as needed.
Serves as the primary Risk Manager for all intramural sports related issues.
Develops and evaluates comprehensive risk management policies, procedures and guidelines for all Intramural Sports programs.
Assists in the preparation, forecasting and monitoring of income and expense budgets as it relates to the programs.
Summer Camp and Outreach
Assists the Director of the Emory Sports Fitness Camp in the development and management of an internal summer camp program which includes, but is not limited to, recruitment and hiring of camp counselors, staff, and volunteers; training of camp counselors and support staff; researching grant opportunities, funding applications, and coordinating grant compliance; evaluation of camp counselors; developing effective written programs and learning outcomes of the camp’s daily activities; and record keeping and assessment of the overall program.
Works with staff, local businesses, and camp counselors to develop a summer day camp program consistent with the needs and interests of the Emory community.
Active membership in a variety of on-campus, divisional and local committees, including the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). Serve on at least one committee, project team, or program within the University Community.
Assists in the management of facilities by inspecting all facilities regularly, maintaining a record of storage areas and key holders. Performs other related duties as required.
Liaison to Athletic & Recreation Facilities and Operations staff and Emory Facilities Management. Must be able to develop cooperative relationships in order to secure space and ensure proper maintenance and use of Recreational Sport spaces.
A Bachelor's degree in sports management, physical education, recreation/leisure administration, education or related field, and one year of related experience in recreational sports programming with major emphasis in sports officials training and management, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. CPR, First Aid and AED certifications required. Ability to obtain American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor Certification.
Experience as a sports official in a variety of sport activities; example: football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, and softball/baseball. Basic knowledge of the principles, philosophy, standards and practices of recreation administration (e.g., program planning, leadership, risk management, budgeting, marketing & public relations). Demonstrated ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated PC computer competency and skills. The ability to plan, promote and evaluate a wide range of recreation services and events for the Emory community through an established competitive sport and summer camp program. The successful candidate will promote and cultivate an environment that values inclusiveness and diversity, engage in evidence-based decision-making, and promote student development and learning.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including regular nights and weekends during the academic year.
Master's degree in Sport Management, Physical Education, Recreation/Leisure Administration, Higher Education Administration or related field. Two (2) years or more graduate or professional supervisory experience in same areas. CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor certification. National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) and Registry of Certified Recreational Sports Professionals (RCRSP) member.
Visit the Emory University Careers website and search for Internal Job number 24107. A direct link to the job posting can also be found here. Applicants must apply online through the Emory Careers website.
Internal Number: 24107
About Emory University
Emory University is a private institution that was founded in 1836. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,861, its setting is city, and the campus size is 630 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Emory University's ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 21.