The Recreational Sports Coordinator assists in the development and administration of a comprehensive intramural and inclusive program, indoor equipment checkout and pro shop service which serves a diverse campus community. The incumbent leads a team of qualified staff in several programmatic areas that help participants in developing physical, mental, social, and emotional wellness.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develops, organizes, administers and supervises revenue generating recreational sports program, including program development and implementation, evaluation of new and existing programs, marketing, facility scheduling, daily coordination of operations, administering budgets, monitoring budgetary records and staffing; ensures the timely dissemination, collection and organization of intramural team rosters; sets direction for the recreational sports program for students, faculty and staff. Partners with campus community leaders and organizations as well as campus departments in the development of mutually beneficial activities.
Directs the indoor equipment checkout service, intramural league and tournament registration program for the SRWC, including proprietary computerized systems inventory control and procurement recommendations of indoor equipment. Oversee the facilitation of staff emergency preparedness drills.
Manages the departments’ inclusive programming. This includes providing supervision and leadership for all Inclusive Recreation student staff. Ensures the continued improvement of inclusive recreational programs through evaluation and adherence to national, state, and local standards.
Manages the pro shop for the SRWC, including inventory control and procurement recommendations of pro shop items.
Ensures that day to day business functions of the intramural sports and inclusive programs, including all cash handling, inventory control, and fundamental business practices while adhering to the appropriate audit standard.
Coordinates facility needs for open recreation program within SRWC, in conjunction with the other facility programs.
Creates, updates and maintains standard operating procedures, employment training manuals, safety rules, and standards and guidelines for program areas.
Assists the Assistant Director in developing budgets and financial projections and monitors monthly financial statements for the intramural and inclusive sports program. Initiates cost-containment measures or revenue generation strategies to ensure that program meets or exceeds financial expectations.
Supports student assistants, inclusive recreation assistants and other department programs with scheduling events, including games, tournaments and locations. Develops, implements, and supervises additional special events and programs.
Maintains statistics on the amount of participation within program and conducts formal evaluations of those programs and events. Develops survey instruments used for program evaluations and yearly reviews.
Utilizing ASI’s student development philosophy, recruits, trains and mentors student assistants.
Maintains inventory of all program equipment. Tracks wear and tear of equipment and makes recommendations for repair and replacement.
Maintains regular office hours. Periodic night and weekend work may be required during events and league play.
Performs SRWC special projects which may include development of programs, research and data assessment in global recreation areas. Collaborates with staff and student to accomplish projects, including coordinating tasks, managing group functions, and ensuring appropriate follow up.
Serves on ASI, University, and NIRSA committees as directed or approved.
This position is a required limited reporter.
Supervises 45-55 student assistants, work study students, and event staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or related field. Experience in the Recreational Sports field preferred. Four years of experience in recreation or athletic field management. At least two of the four years should be at the supervisory level. A Master’s Degree in physical education, recreation or a closely related field may be accepted as an equivalent to two years of years of experience.
Knowledge and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of modern recreational sports methods, practices, and trends. The ability to identify and apply these methods, practices, and trends in a consistently evolving work environment. General working knowledge of the program, activities and services, or ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge as a condition of continued employment. General working knowledge of the organization of CSULB.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent Benefits
About Associated Students, Inc. CSULB
The Associated Students, Incorporated is a non-profit corporation and auxiliary organization of California State University, Long Beach. We provide a wide range of programs and services to the students of CSULB. ASI is an equal opportunity employer.