The Recreational Sports Program Coordinator provides general oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Recreational Sports program (Intramurals, Club Sports, Camp, and Special Events). The Program Coordinator will assist with the development, organization, facilitation, and evaluation of the rec sports program to achieve its mission, goals, and objectives. The staff member will demonstrates familiarity with University policies and procedures and ensures program compliance. This position will report directly to the Associate Director, Recreational Sports.
Responsible for general oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Recreational Sports program (Intramurals, Club Sports, Camp, and Special Events).
Provide assistance in promotions and marketing campaigns for late night programming, club sports and intramurals.
Assist in coordinating late night and weekend programming.
Develops strategies and problem solving for effective operations. Insure adherence to policies and procedures by students, faculty, staff, guests, and participants. Mediate conflicts as necessary.
Monitor risk management issues during evening games and practices for recreational sports programs.
Conduct official’s training and development, and assist club sport meetings as needed.
Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, reprimanding intramural supervisors, sport officials, and field house personnel.
Assist in disciplinary issues among participants in recreational sports.
Aiding in budget preparation, risk management, travel planning, purchase/equipment requests, and personnel evaluation.
Assist with maintenance and inventory of equipment for recreational sports programs.
Assist with assessment of programs and student learning outcomes.
Assisting with intramural software and information systems including IMLeagues and Fusion.
Assist with SportsFest program with support from Residence Halls staff.
Assist in overall administration of the Mini Canes Recreational Sports children’s summer camp program.
Coordinate 2-3 late night programs per academic year
Demonstrate success in the development and implementation of recreational programs to a culturally diverse population.
Maintain and uphold the standards set forth in the Intramural, Club Sports, and the Departmental Student Employee Handbook.
Possess a personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle and to recreational sports.
Pursue continuous professional development through participation in NIRSA.
Other duties as required by the associate/assistant directors of Recreational Sports.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required
Minimum 2 years of experience required
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Commitment to the University’s core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office).
Department Specific Functions
Experience administering intramurals and youth programming.
Experience in personnel training and supervision of multiple part time student staff.
Experience in late night programming and administering risk management practices for recreation programs.
Have initiative, leadership skills, oral/written skills and interpersonal skills.
Experience in the development and implementation of recreational programs to a culturally diverse population.
Additional Salary Information: In order to have full consideration of your application materials, you must apply through the UM Human Resources:
You will need to create an account with the university in order to apply.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: R100031595
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The Department of Wellness and Recreation at the University of Miami aims to foster a lifestyle of responsible choices for students, faculty, staff, alumni and other members of the University and local communities each year. The Department oper...ates the 140,000-square-foot Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center, which is a highlight of the University’s Coral Gables campus offering a variety of programs and services including intramurals, club sports, group fitness classes, health and fitness assessments, personal training and wellness programming. Additionally, five lighted grass fields for a multitude of intramural, club, and special events are adjacent to the main facility. Four outdoor basketball courts, six asphalt tennis courts, and an outdoor fitness area with hydraulic resistance equipment compliment the department facilities.
The Herbert Wellness Center is the premier destination on campus for health and wellness.