The Department of Recreation and Wellness is located in the Division of Student Affairs, which includes comprehensive recreation and wellness programming including; fitness, aquatics, informal recreation, outdoor adventures, experiential education, competitive sports, nutrition, health promotion/advocacy and well-being education. The Department of Recreation and Wellness provides a variety of programs, services and events, which strive to engage students and others in the UNC Greensboro community in the attainment of healthy lifestyle behaviors that will carry forward throughout their lifespan. With Health and Wellness as a major theme for the University’s strategic plan, the Department is expected to provide opportunities that enhance student success.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, Competitive Sports, the Coordinator will supervise 40+ student staff as well as a graduate assistant in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive competitive sports program. This position provides student development that reinforces and enhances classroom and academic learning through the application of related theories and employee related skills.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
General Administrative: Coordinate hiring, training, scheduling, evaluation, and supervision of a graduate assistant, program assistants, and 40+ undergraduate employees (supervisors, officials, and intramural assistants). Assist with policy and procedure development for all program areas. Assist with the assessment, evaluation, and mitigation of risk for competitive sports programs and facilities. Assist with the development and management of program budgets. Assist with assessment of student learning in all program areas. Assist with the marketing, promotion, and evaluation of programs and services.
Programming: Oversee the day to day operations of the intramural sports program including marketing, leagues scheduling, payroll, and human resource functions for student staff. Develop all policies, procedures and sport specific rules related to intramural sports. Maintain records of all league standings, sportsmanship and participation rates for intramural sports. Provide on-site training and evaluation of student staff. Manage disciplinary proceedings, in coordination with the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, as related to participation in intramural sports leagues and events Serve as primary risk manager for areas of direct supervision. Assist with design and scheduling of intramural calendar of events. Manage staffing for club sport practices and events. Develop, plan, and budget for introduction and implementation of summer leagues and events. Assist with the implementation of departmental and divisional summer programs including Spartan Basecamp. Assists with managing existing and developing new collaborative programming in and outside the Department of Recreation & Wellness
Facility & Equipment Management: Responsible for coordination of required field maintenance and painting. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining appropriate equipment conditions and inventory levels. Ensure safety of participants in all areas of oversight and programs by monitoring environmental conditions.
Additional: Serve on departmental and university committees. Maintain a 10am – 7pm work schedule (during fall & spring semesters) with the occasional hours on evenings, weekends, and university breaks based on program offerings and schedule. Instruct department-offered American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid courses. Perform other related duties as assigned.
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Bachelor’s degree. Previous experience in the promotion, design, development, and administration of a collegiate competitive sports programs. Two (2) year Graduate Assistantships will count towards years of experience. Valid driver’s license. American Red Cross First Aid/AED/CPR certification
Demonstrated experience successfully leading sports officials training including flag football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, & softball. Experience officiating at the extramural, interscholastic, or intercollegiate level(s). Demonstrated budgeting experience. Current involvement in one or more of the following professional organizations: National Intramural & Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA), National Federation High School (NFHS), and/or the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO). American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor certification or must obtain within the first 12 months of employment with the expectation to teach department classes. Demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Office and knowledgeable with recreation management software.
Internal Number: Position #998982
About UNC Greensboro
The University of North Carolina Greensboro and the Department of Recreation and Wellness completed construction and began operations of the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness (216,000sq. ft.) in August 2016. UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continu...es today. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.