The Competitive Sports Coordinator will serve as the primary contact person for the daily administrative, operational and programmatic support of the Competitive Sports program and staff. This position will be responsible for serving a recreational sports unit that embodies the mission of the Department, Seas Division and University island culture. In conjunction with leading & training staff, this position is also responsible for managing the Momentum Field Complex , which includes the Club Sports and Intramural Sports programs – both in-person and virtual. The successful candidate will work closely with the departments Athletic Trainer.
Oversight of all club sport teams. Assist club leaders and coaches with planning. Assist club leaders and coaches with planning, scheduling and administering all club events. Oversee budget allocations, fundraising, and policy/procedure adherence. Coordinate all club sport team travel arrangements as outlined in student organization travel policies. Create and implement the club sports leadership training. Maintain records of all sport clubs activities, discipline, and participation. Schedule monthly Sport Club Council meetings, work with student leaders to develop policies/procedures for sport club program. Develop New Officers’ Orientation program to work with incoming freshman/sophomore leaders. Schedule, assist in planning and execution of all sport club home events
Plan, organize, develop and evaluate a comprehensive intramural program. Schedule all intramural contests and coordinate staffing. Determine policy and procedures regarding eligibility, scheduling and registration. Coordinate publicity and promotion. Purchase all intramural equipment and maintain inventory. Coordinate the scheduling of all intramural facilities. Develop all policies, procedures and sport specific rules related to intramural sports. Maintain records of all league standings, sportsmanship and participation rates for intramural sports. Oversee the discipline of all participants including addressing sportsmanship, ejections and game protest issues.
Recruit, hire, train and evaluate student officials, Intramural Supervisors, and Sport Club Supervisors. Direct supervision of the Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant. Perform ongoing job training, student development, and performance evaluation.
Serve as primary risk manager for areas of oversight. Develop, maintain, and enforce standards of safety and risk management plans for all club sport teams and intramural sports programs and facilities. Ensure safety of participants in all areas of oversight and programs by monitoring environmental conditions.
Work with campus partners (Student Activities, University Center, Student Engagement & Success, etc.) to develop campus wide relationships and initiatives, as well as policies and procedures. Serve on committees as assigned.
Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required.
One (1) year progressively responsible experience developing and implementing recreational sports programs
One year full-time or 2 years part-time/graduate assistantship for equivalent.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills to be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, faculty, staff, administrators and community agencies.
Demonstrated experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating small to large scale university events.
Demonstrated experience in initiating and implementing leadership training for student leaders.
Ability to understand and interpret policies, rules, and regulations.
Capacity to multitask complex assignments in a fast paced environment and to use technology to accomplish responsibilities.
Possess strong interpersonal, organizational and conflict management skills.
Willingness to work weekends and evenings as needed.
Certification in American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid.
Masters in Recreational Sports/Student Affairs/related areas preferred.
Experience supervising student staff.
Experience coordinating Intramurals/Sports Club events.
The Initial review of applications will begin July 20th, 2021.
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