Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a priority consideration deadline of July 8, 2021. Candidates must apply through https://staff-emory.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=-435620505 to be considered.
This is a two-year limited position. Anticipated start date is late August.
General Statement of Duties
The primary purpose of the Evening and Weekend Recreation Coordinator is to collaborate in the development, administration, and evaluation of evening and weekend recreation and well-being initiatives for all members of the Emory community based on current research and well-being industry trends. The Evening and Weekend Coordinator provides front-line, professional staff level support to student staff working during the evening and weekend hours. This position has equal programmatic responsibilities at both the Main and Clairmont campuses.
Responsibilities include a wide variety of administrative and supervisory duties including, but not limited to, personnel management, fiscal management, strategic planning, professional and student development, risk management, facility management, marketing/promotions, rules and policy development. This position is a full-time, twelve-month, exempt professional staff member within the Department of Recreation and Wellness and reports to the Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness.
Job Functions and Responsibilities:
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION (50%)
Identify, develop, and execute the implementation of high impact programs, special projects, events and other initiatives designed to support and enhance the overall health and well-being of Emory students and community. These programs also support a campus wide approach to enhancing the experience and affinity for the university for incoming and returning students.
Collaborate with key campus partners to develop a comprehensive, integrated approach to student health and well-being.
Conduct outreach aimed at enhancing the physical, social, emotional, and psychological well-being of Emory students and community.
Administer wellness workshops, educational programs, challenges and special events.
Assist with the management of a comprehensive wellness coaching program, including but not limited to, coach/client assignment, wellness programming, website management, marketing and promotion, special programs and educational workshops.
Coordinate integrated programming and wellness curriculum with Intramurals, Club Sports, Fitness and Wellness, and Outdoor Recreation.
Create a presence at all recreational facilities, including but not limited to, the Woodruff Physical Education Center (WPEC), the Student Activity and Academic Center (SAAC), McDonough Field and Kaminsky Park.
Assist in the development, implementation, and supervision of the Healthy Eagles Ambassadors Program.
Assist with the management of the Recreation and Wellness website.
Work with the marketing team to coordinate the marketing and promotion of evening and weekend programs.
Compile and maintain semester statistical data for reporting (e.g. participation numbers, fitness studio equipment inventory, etc.).
Set learning outcomes and conduct comprehensive program assessments in specific areas of responsibility to inform program development and implementation.
Serve as a department ranking staff member on duty for recreational programs, which includes, but is not limited to, serving as a first responder for emergency situations and providing emergency care, customer service, resolving conflicts and making decisions and judgments regarding facility usage.
Provide input on departmental policy decisions and strategic planning.'
Maintain current knowledge of recreation and well-being programming trends and challenges within Higher Education.
Serve in an on-call function to support athletic and recreation facilities and programs.
Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.
Other duties as assigned.
PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT STAFFING & DEVELOPMENT (20%)
Assist in the recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluation and mentoring of recreation and wellness student staff.
Staff and coordinate supervision for evening and weekend programs.
Provide managerial and leadership experiences in program operations; create and promote continuing education and professional development opportunities for student staff.
FACILITY MANAGEMENT (10%)
Serve as additional professional staff support in the management of recreational facilities on evenings and weekends.
Serve as a liaison to Athletic & Recreation Facilities and Operations staff and Emory Facilities Management. Must be able to develop cooperative relationships in order to secure space and ensure proper maintenance and use of recreational spaces.
Assist with informal recreation operations and drop in recreation patrons.
RISK MANAGEMENT (10%)
Assist with the establishment of risk management policies and trainings for all evening and weekend programs.
Coordinate with appropriate staff to provide CPR/First Aid/AED certification courses for all student staff.
Coordinate and maintain proper certification and records of all personnel.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (5%)
Prepare, forecast and monitor all annual income and expense budgets as it relates to evening and weekend programs.
Maintain records of program participation, revenue generation, and expenditures. Consistently monitor all revenue and expense budgets for evening and weekend programs.
Monitor and maintain records of program-related equipment inventory and promotional items and coordinate purchases and replacements.
Conduct and audit all payroll procedures for student employees.
Maintain active membership in a variety of on-campus, divisional and local committees, including the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). Serve on at least one committee, project team, or program within the Division of Campus Life and/or the University Community.
Attends all staff, department and division meetings as required.
Build strong partnerships on campus within Campus Life and other University units, including but not limited to, Counseling and Psychological Services, Office of Health Promotion, Student Health Services, Oxford’s Center for Healthful Living, Human Resources, Undergraduate and Graduate schools, student organizations, and external vendors.
Provide leadership opportunities through recreation programs to all Emory community members.
Participate in selected Division of Campus Life activities and committees.
Bachelor's degree in a field related to the program.
Two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Internal Number: 72239
About Emory University
Emory University, recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills suburb. Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: our scholars and experts generate more than $500 million in research funding annually, while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, and by collaboration among its schools, centers and partners.