Grand Canyon University is currently seeking an Intramural Sports Coordinator. Under the general direction of the Intramural Sports Manager, administers the Intramural Sports Program which includes handling the scheduling, training of sports officials, handling tournaments, and maintaining the operational processes within the established guidelines.
This position requires a flexible work schedule to ensure coverage of game play, which can include either tournaments or regularly scheduled game meets. One must be able to work evenings and weekends.
Handles the day to day operating processes for intramural sports.
Coordinating the hiring of student leaders who oversee the teams’ games and the hiring of team officials.
Conducts training for the team officials and student leaders in official sports protocols
Collaborates with department management and Associated Students (student leadership) in defining intramural, recreation and off-campus sports programs, events or competitions for the seasons including planning and organizing student day and overnight trips, excursions, etc.
Handles all logistics for team play and events such as reserving playing venues (which may include off campus sites), collection of student fees, transportation, and any other travel arrangements if playing outside of local Phoenix area (hotel arrangements, meals, etc.)
Assists with marketing and promoting the Intramural sports programs
Oversees assigned budget, monitors expenses and maintains an accurate accounting of charges or students’ fees; has authority and accountability to maintain and replenish equipment inventory.
Maintains statistics and record of all league standings, and participation rates and updates website(s).
Mediates conflicts, disagreements and official protests in a professional manner; handles appeals and complaints with management to handle any disciplinary issues as a result of game play.
Ensures Sports equipment are properly stored, maintained, cleaned and inventoried; identifies and orders program equipment and supply needs. Performs regular inspections and checks to ensure equipment is in proper working order.
Assists with development of policies and procedures and sport specific game rules; responsible for maintaining and updating official relevant documents.
Serves as onsite risk manager during coverage of assigned game meets/tournaments.
Assist with review of sports programs, operational procedures and usage of facilities to ensure risk mitigation.
Remains current with new trends, college sports, games and other developments in the field of expertise.
Occasionally drives passenger van to transport students.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Sports Management or Business Administration.
Minimum two year’s relevant work experience.
Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Must be able to pass pre-employment background check(s).
Must be able to work flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends.
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Internal Number: R000024106
About Grand Canyon University
Why Grand Canyon University?
History of Grand Canyon University
More Than 65 Years of Excellence
Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their
purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ.
During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape.
GCU now serves as a leading non-profit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview.
Exciting Growth & Expansion
GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, bu...t for our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community.
Thriving Work Environment
We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too.
Generous Benefits & Special Perks
Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability
insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events.
Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time.
Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members.
We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit gcu.edu