The Department of Physical Education and Recreation (PE and Rec) at the University of Oregon seeks a qualified person to provide leadership for a diverse, dynamic and comprehensive intramural sports program, which includes: individual/dual activities, team sports, and special events, as well as assisting in the operations and oversight of Youth Camps.
This position reports to the Assistant Director for Intramural Sports and Assistant Director for Youth and Family Programs. The Coordinator supports the Assistant Directors with budget planning, policy development, safety/risk management and assessment of intramural programs, special events and youth camps and oversees activity development and logistics for all Youth Camps. This position will serve as lead administrator for intramural special events and tournaments.
Supervisory responsibilities include hiring, training and supervising approximately 90 student officials throughout the school year and providing effective leadership, management and mentoring for student development focused programs including the development of sports officials and youth camp counselors.
The Coordinator incorporates current and future technology practices into the Intramural Sports Program involving Online Scheduling and Maintenance. This position will assist with all intramural participant conduct and eligibility issues.
Evening and weekend hours are required.
PE and Rec plays a vital role at the University of Oregon in educating, engaging, and inspiring the campus community to live active, balanced lives! As part of the Division of Student Life, we expand learning beyond the classroom and facilitate positive experiences to support physical, emotional, and social wellbeing, as well as student success. We actively cultivate a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment at the Student Rec Center that honors diverse needs and encourages people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate.
PE and Rec offers world-class facilities, a long tradition of curricular-based physical education classes, and a growing and diverse set of programs, but what really sets the department apart is the culture co-created by the people who work here. We are committed to equity, inclusion, and social justice and foster a diverse and culturally-aware community. PE and Rec team members are cooperative and collaborative, both within and outside the department, and we strive for excellence in everything we do for our community. We demonstrate integrity in our interactions and challenge each other to continually grow and develop. We also can’t fail to mention that we have a lot of fun together!
We encourage candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive environments, work effectively on teams, and serve an increasingly diverse University of Oregon campus community.
For a full list of qualifications and competencies and to apply for the position please refer to the UO jobs page:
For full consideration, please submit a complete application as noted under "Special Instructions to Applicants" field on the job post. Complete applications must be submitted by March 21, 2021 11:59 PM PST. Complete application packet includes uploading a cover letter, resume and answer to a supplemental question.
Note: Position is subject to a criminal background check.
The University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action/ Veterans/Disability Institution committed to cultural diversity.
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education or related field.
Two (2) years’ experience in sports officiating and training, supervision, and evaluation of student sports officials and field/court supervisors.
CPR and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain within 45 days of employment.
Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
Proficient with using computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, IM Leagues, e-mail, database tracking, and computer maintenance management system).
Strong written and oral communication skills, strong organizational skills. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Master’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field.
Demonstrated experience working with a youth camp or youth sports program.
Experience in management and implementation of sponsorships.
Fiscal oversight experience.
Evidence of leadership experience and/or a commitment to student learning and development.
A comprehensive understanding of university Intramural Sports programs, operations and services.
Internal Number: 527212
About University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is the only Oregon University System member of the highly selective Association of American Universities (AAU) and is distinguished by the strength and breadth of its instructional and research programs as well as by its sense of community and diverse outreach activities. Located in Eugene, a vibrant city of about 140,000, UO enrolls 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Student Recreation Center (SRC) is central to student life on campus. A major component of the SRC capital master plan was completed in 1999-2000 and most recently in January of 2015. The Department of Physical Education and Recreation is comprised of four primary areas, each headed by an Associate Director: 1. Recreation Programs (intramural sports, fitness, aquatics, rock wall, informal recreation, special programs & youth camps) 2. Physical Education (academic course curriculum) 3. Facilities 4. Operations, Assessment, Development and Business Services. Physical Education & Recreation reports to the Associate Vice President for Student Life. Other units of Student Life include Dean of Students, Career Center, Erb Memorial Union, Holden Leadership Center and Parent and Family P...rograms. University of Oregon is one of the only large universities in the nation that administers a credit granting Physical Education curriculum within the administrative structure of campus recreation. Over 5,000 UO students take courses each term choosing from over 180 options. The Department of Physical Education and Recreation therefore provides a unique diversity of employment including both academic teaching and recreation leadership opportunities. The University of Oregon has an institution-wide commitment to diversity and multicultural competency. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups.