Campus Recreation, a unit within the Division of Student Life, is seeking applications for a Coordinator for Competitive Sports. This position oversees the operational, financial and personnel functions of the Intramural and Club Sports programs and serves as the key administrator for the various programs/events and services within the Competitive Sports area.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Campus Recreation, this position is responsible for managing a diverse Competitive Sports program which includes the Club Sports and Intramural Sports programs. Club sports has a range of competitive, recreational and instructional clubs with several hundred participants while the Intramural Sports program has a variety of sports offered throughout the year in both competitive and recreational formats. Alongside the other Competitive Sports coordinator, they will coordinate the daily operations, staffing, strategic visioning for the programs as well as the student development initiatives. Directly supervises Graduate Assistant staff, student staff, and officials. This person will be responsible for growing activity offerings in line with university needs and industry trends.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Provide day to day leadership of Club Sports and Intramural Sports programming with an emphasis on risk and financial management.
Recruit, hire, on-board, train, supervise, evaluate, mentor, and facilitate professional development for Graduate Assistants.
Recruit, hire, train and evaluate Club Sports and Intramural Sports Staff.
Provide daily staff supervision.
Train, advise, and provide leadership development to all club officers to assist them in the administration of individual club activities, and successful compliance with campus, conference and governing bodies' policies.
Become proficient in the use of Fusion as a management tool for Campus Recreation specifically as it relates to program administration.
Implement all programs utilizing current recreational sports and student development practices.
Collaborate with Coordinator of Competitive Sports to offer programs such as summer leagues, sports performance training, youth programming and event demonstrations.
Assist with additional areas of program delivery dependent on individual competency and program needs.
Responsible for the inventory and purchasing of equipment for programming needs as well as individual club needs.
Administer employee and participant related disciplinary action.
Manage facility preparation for home contests, preseason preparation, master competitive schedules of clubs, weekly practice schedules and post-season playoff involvement.
Assist in creation of policies and procedures, develop and adjust rules with necessary forms to provide a safe and enjoyable playing environment.
Collaborate with Operations and Events Team and Associate Director regarding policies and procedures impacting all Club Sports and Intramural Sports related areas and recommend improvements to policies and guidelines.
Schedule and coordinate indoor and outdoor venues for programs.
Coordinate and oversee a risk management plan pertinent to Club Sports and Intramural Sports activities in order to ensure compliance with industry standard of care.
Work Hours: Varies
Applicants who apply on or before February 7th will receive first consideration.
Bachelor's degree in recreation, physical education, or related field required; master's degree preferred
Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a college or university recreation environment with emphasis on a student development driven program, during which time the applicant has acquired and demonstrated the ability to perform the essential duties of the position. Graduate Assistant position may meet this requirement.
Minimum of 1 year experience in leadership of Club Sports and/or Intramural Sports programming, risk management, and fiscal management.
Experience in travel coordination of Student organizations, and understanding of policies, procedures and safety measures accompanying travel (regional and national)
Experience in officiating and officials development
Internal Number: 15991
About WVU Campus Recreation
West Virginia University is a doctoral, highest research activity, land-grant institution founded in 1867 with locations spanning the state and a main campus of 1,456 picturesque acres along or near the Monongahela River. WVU has a student enrollment of over 30,000 students and a staff of 5,638 full time employees. The City of Morgantown, which is often ranked among the best small cities in the United States, is conveniently located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, and 200 miles west of Washington, DC. Campus Recreation at WVU manages a 34 million-dollar, 177,000-square-foot recreation facility, six on-campus recreation fields, auxiliary gymnasium space and access to an adjacent, 10 acre athletic field and indoor sports complex at Mylan Park. The WVU campus community is provided a comprehensive menu of recreational and educational opportunities designed to meet the needs of a diverse population. Campus Recreation employs a dedicated student staff of over 200 along with 8 graduate assistants from around the country and 12 professional staff.West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, ma...rital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.