Coker University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Coordinator of Campus Recreation and Wellness. This position is responsible for personnel management, training, planning, communications, budget coordination, decision making, program development, evaluation, and assessment. The primary goal of this position is to complement the academic mission of the university by providing the campus community with programs that foster personal growth, development, and engagement in campus life. This position is also responsible for developing recreation and wellness opportunities for all constituents of the institution, to include students, faculty, and staff.
This position is responsible for the administration and operation for the area, as well as the development and implementation of long-range strategic plans. Responsibilities include and are not limited to:
Develop, lead, and manage a comprehensive University recreation and wellness program for male and female, traditional and non-traditional students, faculty, and staff; plan and develop a wide range of activities to include a variety of interests.
Develop an educational plan to teach and promote lifelong activity geared toward wellness for students, faculty, and staff.
Engage in effective, collaborative working relationships with diverse populations in order to provide optimal service to diverse student populations and campus constituents.
Schedule facility usage as required and provide staff oversight during the assigned times.
Supervise recreational events and ensure supervision of all other events.
Manage the budget for recreation and wellness activities.
Prepare and disseminate policies for all recreational and wellness activities.
Hire, schedule, and supervise student workers assigned to recreational activities and other areas of responsibilities.
Schedule all recreation and wellness events, including; sign ups, captain’s meetings, scheduling of results, sending notices, and updating IM Leagues on a consistent basis.
Keep up to date on key developments in the field of recreation and wellness.
Foster partnerships with shared use facilities and make recommendations for strategic facility improvements/needs.
Foster partnerships both on campus and within the Hartsville community to broaden wellness opportunities.
Demonstrated respect, support, and encouragement of diverse and inclusive teams and decision-making.
Master’s degree preferred in an appropriate area of specialization and three-five years of appropriate experience or bachelor’s degree and five to seven years of appropriate campus recreation and wellness experience.
Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications.
Coker University, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.
About Coker University
Coker University readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.