Work in collaboration with the Associate Director and assist in providing a comprehensive recreational sports program for the campus community. Coordinate the intramural sports program to include development, promotion and scheduling of intramural sports. Provide supervision of events; select and supervise program event staff, officials, and intramural supervisors; and schedule the use of facilities space and equipment. Assist with Sport Club management as assigned. Participate in the development and promotion of recreational and open gym opportunities, club sports, and special events. Work in collaboration with other College staff to provide quality programs.
Coordinate the individual/dual and team intramural sports programs and activities. Provide guidelines, procedures, and rules for all intramural sport activities and sport clubs; review annually and work with the Associate Director to revise as needed. Verify participation requirements and ensure compliance and enforcement with all participants.
Develop the schedule and promote intramural team sports. Conduct organizational meetings for intramural team captains and initiate and attend intramural captains meetings. Responsible for collecting, recording, and administering forfeit bonds from intramural teams.
Utilize the IM Leagues software program to schedule intramural teams for regular season and playoff games and schedule intramural officials. Upload all appropriate manuals, rules and other documents for intramural and sport club program participants. Schedule the use of facilities space and equipment for intramural sports events. Plan, organize, and administer two to three special events or tournaments each semester.
Provide staff coverage and supervision of intramural sports events, and supervise program event staff, officials, and intramural supervisors.
Develop a comprehensive training program for intramural officials for basketball, flag football, soccer, softball and volleyball and initiate and attend intramural officials training; conduct weekly officials meetings. Evaluate intramural supervisors and officials by observing them during intramural contests.
Schedule the use of the Hill Center and other College facilities for intramural, contests and performances, working in collaboration with Intercollegiate Athletics and other College departments as appropriate.
Work collaboratively within the recreational sports team and provide assistance with the sport club and other programs as needed. Provide home event management and coverage for sport club contests, and serve as the manager on duty for the recreational sports office as assigned.
Develop and demonstrate a multicultural awareness and contribute to cultivating an inclusive, diverse and respectful College community. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
Hire, train, supervise and evaluate student staff supporting intramural sport programs. Approve on-line bi-weekly student time reports.
Arrange for the selection, hiring, training, and evaluation of student employees to work as facility monitors, office assistants, officials, and intramural supervisors. Develop and maintain student employee handbooks; conduct training as necessary, and meet with student assistants on a regular basis.
Update the Recreational Sports website for intramurals and sport clubs. Develop social media and other promotional materials for intramural and club sport programs.
Assist in preparing annual budget(s) for the intramural sports programs by identifying budget needs and estimating expenses to be incurred. Submit purchase and check requests for equipment and supplies, official’s reimbursements, and other payments.
Compile block, semester, and annual participation data for intramural sports programs and prepare various reports and documents to include tracking participation and demographic information for program participants; create shared folders for both professional and student staff to complete day-to-day operations; conduct assessment surveys; develop learning outcomes; and as appropriate, making other related recommendations.
Assist and plan performance club programs. Coordinate and participate in the internal and external marketing of recreational sports programs to include developing strategies and promotional materials for performance clubs.
Coordinate the development and operation of the Outdoor Equipment Rental Center.
Bachelor’s degree in physical education, recreation, sport management or related field and a minimum of 2 years’ experience administering a collegiate intramural program; previous participation in a sport club program; successful experience in officiating one or more sports, knowledge and experience using IM Leagues and Fusion; strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment and certification in First Aid/CPR are required. One or more years as a club officer or sport club council representative, certified official and instructor certification are preferred.
Additional Salary Information: FLSA Status Exempt and Benefits Eligible
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