Rider University’s Division of Student Affairs invites applications for the Coordinator of Recreation Programs. This individual supports student involvement, student leadership development and wellness through the coordination of a variety of Intramural and Club Sports programs and wellness events. The Coordinator will contribute collaboratively to Rider’s vibrant living and learning community by expanding evening and weekend programming. During the summer months, the Coordinator reports to Auxiliary Services and provides leadership, supervision, and support for summer camps and conferences hosted by external clients. This is a live-on campus position which includes a full efficiency apartment and a meal plan to utilize in various on-campus dining facilities.
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has once again been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report 2019and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category at number 35. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 382 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.
Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.
The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Student Personnel or related field with experience in a related position. A Master’s degree is preferred. Flexibility with work schedule is necessary, as weekends and evenings are required. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, budgeting and management skills. Multicultural competency, desire and ability to work with diverse student populations. Ability to function independently, attending to detail and meeting deadlines. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Basic knowledge of NIRSA rules and regulations. Knowledge in working with Google Suite, Word, Excel, Campus Labs, imleagues.com and HTML authoring tools is preferred.
About Rider University
Founded in 1865, Rider University welcomes students from throughout the region, across the nation, and around the world who seek to be challenged and supported as active members of our inclusive and vibrant living and learning community. Committed to student growth, transformation and leadership, we connect rigorous academic, artistic and professional programs of study with a rich array of learning experiences that engage students inside and outside the classroom. We prepare graduates to thrive professionally and to be lifelong independent learners and responsible citizens who embrace diversity, support the common good, and contribute meaningfully to the changing world in which they live and work.