Wichita State University Varsity Esports Team Coordinator is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Campus Recreation. This position is accountable for creating, managing, and developing the WSU Varsity Esports team. This position will manage and oversee all aspects of the Esports program development and operation, including but not limited to: recruiting, retention efforts, team management and operations, budget management, scheduling, fund raising, equipment control and monitoring of the WSU Varsity Esports office and equipment. Additionally, the position will require academic monitoring of students, developing service learning projects, and serving as a point-of-contact for gaming-related questions, majors, and/or other initiatives. This position exemplifies Campus Recreation in the Division of Student Affairs’ core values and represents the university’s commitment to both collaboration and student culture development.
1 year of facilitation experience working with students
Excellent customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
Ability to be a major contributor in a team-based environment.
Capable of critical and creative thinking.
Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments.
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with staff, alumni, students, as well as university officials and vendors.
Ability to translate ideas into deadline driven actionable plans and tactics.
Ability to travel on a limited basis and attend events/activities as needed.
Requires the ability to attend and participate in weekend and evening events.
Effective problem solving skills.
Ability to work collaboratively, both internally and externally, within the Wichita State University community.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills to create and oversee the vision for Esports growth and strategic planning.
Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management or related field by hire date.
Experience working with students and student-athletes.
Experience with NACE games and governance procedures.
Demonstrated leadership and involvement.
Strong understanding of athletic and sport management governance principles.
Basic knowledge of computer hardware, networks and experience
Apply for this position by going to: jobs.wichita.edu/postings/17835
March 1, 2020
Additional Salary Information: Salary includes an excellent benefits package including tuition fee waiver for self and discount for dependents.
About Wichita State University
Wichita State University is a four-year higher education institution located in South-central Kansas with an enrollment of over 16,000 students and offering over 65 undergraduate and graduate degrees including both Exercise Science and Sport Management.
The Department of Campus Recreation strives to offer a vast array of formal and informal recreation and fitness opportunities, while supporting the academic mission of Wichita State University. As a department we aspire to provide the out of classroom experience our students and campus community demand while collaborating with many academic and non-academic campus and community organizations.
As a campus and community, Wichita State University is able to offer an exciting blend of the metropolitan environment with a traditional campus setting. As the largest city in the state of Kansas along the 1-35 corridors, Wichita State University is ideally situated to other larger and vibrant cities such as Kansas City, Tulsa, and Dallas. From large, annual festivals and serene nature preserves to world-class dining and a flourishing arts community, in Wichita you can have it all!”