The intramural and club sports coordinator is a key member of the Salem State University Campus Life and Recreation/Gassett Fitness Center staff that offers programs including fitness, wellness, intramural sports, club sports, informal recreation, co-curricular evening and weekend programming and special events. Under the direct supervision of the director of campus life and recreation, the intramural and club sports coordinator will be responsible for the administration, supervision and development of a comprehensive intramural and club sports program, as well as large-scale evening and weekend programming, while assisting with the operation of the Gassett Fitness Center. The intramural and club sports coordinator supervises student staff and part-time contract and volunteer coaches. This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, including mornings and regular evenings and weekends.
Duties and Responsibilities:
(E) Responsible for the administration, supervision and development of a comprehensive intramural and club sports program including leagues, tournaments and events that contribute to co-curricular engagement programming for the campus community
(E) Plan, schedule and evaluate individual/dual activities, team sports & special events
(E) Provide direction and administrative oversight for all club/club sports council related activities including budget management, fundraising, travel, purchasing, scheduling, leadership development and compliance with university regulations
(E) Recruit, interview, hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate staff in areas of responsibility
(E) Assist with supervision of the day to day operations of the Gassett Fitness Center
(E) Responsible for the development, promotion, planning, implementation and coordination of large scale evening and weekend programming for the campus community (i.e. Gassett After Dark)
(E) Conduct CPR/AED/First Aid certification courses for department staff and club sport coaches and participants
(E) Develop, review and revise policies, rules, and regulations for the Intramural and Club Sports programs
(E) Maintain effective communication with club sport officers and club sports council and schedule regular meetings as appropriate. Work with LEAD and SGA as appropriate
(E) Provide leadership in the areas of student and recreational program development through regular training sessions and meetings
(E) Maintain statistical data and implement evaluation processes to include program assessment and learning outcome measures
(E) Maintain accurate records for all club sport participants and review/approve participant and player eligibility, club forms, travel itineraries and other related paperwork
(E) Maintain current knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively perform and/or teach officiating for a wide variety of intramural sports
(E) Monitor the Intramural and Club Sports budgets and allocate resources as appropriate
(E) Participate in designing and administering assessment activities to foster continuous improvement and accountability related to areas of responsibility
(E) Thorough understanding of risk management protocols as it relates to areas of responsibility. Ability to develop risk management policies and procedures to ensure participant safety
Assist with planning, implementation and oversight of department programs and events and co-curricular programming
Assist with staff hiring, payroll and administrative records for department
Collaborate with other university departments to promote programming to campus
Follow student life and university policies and procedures, including serving on the weekend on-call rotation schedule, and serving as the emergency contact in the case of a student emergency related to areas of responsibility
Support Student Life initiatives and programming such as student orientation
Serves on committees as assigned
Demonstrates sensitivity to students with a diversity of learning styles
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education, sports management, kinesiology or related field
Two or more years of experience overseeing intramural and club sports programming in a college or university setting
Two or more years of experience in successful management of student staff in a collegiate recreation program
Knowledge of Collegiate Sport Club National Governing Bodies policies and procedures
Experience coordinating intramural sports programs including a variety of competitive league and tournament formats and administrative experience in a club sport environment
CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
Membership and participation in the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
Budget preparation, monitoring and payroll/invoice tracking experience
Master's degree in recreation, physical education, sports management, kinesiology or related field
Experience with IM Leagues and Fusion
Experience with and knowledge of NIRSA events, rules and sponsored tournaments
Strong experience officiating and training officials for a variety of intramural sports
High School Sports Officiating Certification(s)
CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor certified or ability to obtain upon hire
Experience developing and delivering presentations to groups
Knowledge in assessment methods and activities
Strong interpersonal skills including conflict resolution and group leadership
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively schedule time and meet deadlines
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.
Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; ability to lift objects/equipment up to 50 lbs., and to utilize proper material handling equipment and techniques to manage objects much larger in size, weight, etc.
This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, including mornings and regular evenings and weekends.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.
Internal Number: 2019-2228
About Salem State University
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners with a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.