Princeton University Campus Recreation seeks to improve the health and well-being of the University community through the core principles of fitness and wellness, healthy competition, lifelong skill development, and community-building. These guiding principles aim to improve the quality of life on campus and strengthen the ties between and among undergraduates, graduate students, faculty/staff, and community. Campus Recreation provides educational and leadership opportunities through instructional programs, intramural activities, sport club teams, and student employment for diverse levels of skill and ability.
This is a 2 year term position with possiblity of renewal.
This 12-month full-time employee will be responsible for the overall administration and evaluation of the Rugby Program, which includes both the Men's and Women's Elite Club Teams. This role will also serve in an administrative role during the planning and implementation of the summer day camp program. This position will report directly to the Associate Director of Campus Recreation for Programming.
Work closely with the Associate Director of Campus Recreation to directly oversee all Princeton Rugby program operations.
Interact with team representatives and instructor consultants, fostering good communication and assist in meeting the needs of the Rugby Program.
Meet and collaborate regularly with Director of Rugby on all Rugby program initiatives.
Meet and collaborate regularly with Men's and Women's Rugby team leaders.
Lead training and coordinate development opportunities for student leadership.
Assist with development and coordination of internal and external Rugby programming.
Ensure teams and instructor consultants comply with the Princeton University Rugby Policies and Procedures Manual.
Communicate and uphold all department and University Risk Management policies to participants.
Assist in the further development of risk management policies to ensure a safe activity environment.
Manage and track team rosters, USA Rugby registrations, player eligibility, etc.
Track player medical clearance and injury reporting during practice and competitions.
Maintain and develop content for the Rugby Program website and quarterly newsletters.
Organize and attend regular Rugby Board and Executive Committee meetings.
Work closely with the Associate Director of Campus Recreation in fiscal management of the Rugby Program.
Track revenues and expenditures.
Assist in the annual budget review and planning process.
Conduct and comply with Princeton University Finance and Treasury Office and Athletics/Campus Recreation policies.
On-board suppliers with the Finance and Treasury office.
Process and reconcile purchase card, travel card, purchase order and non-purchase order payments for all Rugby purchases in timely manner.
Process check requests for league/tournament entries and officials.
Assist with monthly and yearly financial reporting.
Coordinate and assist with University fundraising efforts and programming related to fundraising.
Work with the Campus Recreation and Athletics facilities staff to schedule and coordinate facility usage.
Monitor and assist with maintaining the condition/lining of the rugby pitches on West Windsor Fields, and the cleanliness of Haaga House/team rooms.
Responsible for the on-site supervision of all Rugby home contests and tournaments held on campus.
Coordinate all team travel, utilizing the travel database for the University.
Work with Princeton University Travel Coordinator, when required.
Meet Princeton University Office of Risk Management student travel policy requirements.
Work closely with the Athletic Medicine Staff and the Strength/Conditioning coaches to coordinate practice/competition schedules.
Monitor inventory and order as necessary, all sport and other equipment to complete job responsibilities.
In collaboration with the Associate Director of Campus Recreation, assist with all administrative tasks required to implement the Summer Day Camp program.
Assist planning and implementation of the summer day camp operations and programming.
Share administrator on duty responsibilities during camp hours of operation.
Assist the Associate and other Coordinators with all Departmental Programs.
Participate in a unified team approach in the delivery of programs and services.
Possess a personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle and Campus Recreation.
Maintain timely internal and external communications via email, phone, etc.
Attend required Athletics and Campus Recreation staff meetings.
Other duties as required by the Associate Director of Campus Recreation for Programming.
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation and Sports Management, or a related field required. Master's Degree preferred.
Possess a personal commitment to student and leadership development.
Must have the ability to lift at least 45 pounds to waist level.
Must have the ability to speak and write effectively.
Must be CPR/First Aid/AED certified (or be certified prior to employment)
Preferred certification as an Instructor level to teach CPR/First Aid/AED
Must be knowledgeable with and abide by the NJ Youth Camp Standards (N.J.A.C. 8:25).
Ability to work well independently. Initiate and implement new ideas through to completion.
Ability to work evening, weekends, and holidays as the schedule dictates.
Must have possess a current passport that allows for international travel with the teams.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW