The University of Akron, Department of Student Recreation and Wellness Services seeks applicants for the position of Coordinator, Informal Recreation and Facilities. The Coordinator, Informal Recreation and Facilities manages, schedules, and coordinates the facility schedule of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Coordinator, Informal Recreation and Facilities is responsible for hiring, training, evaluating and supervising facility student employees and assists in the development and application of employee trainings in safety, customer service and event management.
Essential functions for this position include:
Recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating approximately 65 student staff for the following positions: facility supervisor, membership supervisor, front desk, equipment checkout, court monitor, and custodial
Design and deliver student training and development opportunities that align with industry best practices and increase student buy-in
Organize, implement, and provide on-site supervision of special programs / events within recreation facilities and campus wide
Work with department programs, university departments, and community patrons for scheduling, billing and contracts, personnel, supervision and other duties related to facility reservations
Assist in operation of SRWS aquatic program to include facility operations, policy and procedure management, and special event management
Coordinate informal recreation schedule for court space and open recreation time, ensuring a diverse offering of drop-in sports to meet the needs of the campus community
Support membership sales, guest pass sales, Pro Shop sales, and related fiscal policies and procedures including sourcing and inventory of retail items
Operate facility / membership management software for functions including but not limited to: membership sales, point of sale, facility reservations, program registration, and reporting
Maintain inventory and recommend purchases of equipment for checkout and other facility operation supplies
Develop program yearly budget; tracking and reporting, compiling revenue information on a per-session, semester, and fiscal year basis and monitor expenditures and payroll to meet budget goals.
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application by accessing The University of Akron Human Resources page and click on the External Candidate, Contract Professional button. Attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to your profile. Please include contact information, including email addresses for your professional references.
After submission of your application, return to the "My Activities" link and upload the required documents under the My Cover Letters and Attachments section.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments, please call Hannah Kemp-Severence in Human Resources at 330-972-8399.
Requires a relevant Bachelor's Degree; a minimum of two (2) years experience in collegiate recreation or equivalent; American Red Cross Instructor certification (or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire); ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; manage time efficiently; prioritize tasks; supervisory experience of students; strong oral and written communication; ability to work a non-traditional work week; ability to demonstrate a commitment to diversity, social justice, and cultural competence; and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Computer skills to include Excel, Word, Power Point, and membership / facility management software.
Internal Number: 13005
About The University of Akron Student Recreation & Wellness Services
The University of Akron is a state university located in an urban metropolitan area. Akron has 18,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Student Recreation and Wellness Services has received many accolades including the NIRSA Outstanding Facility Award and Fitness Management NOVA 7 awards in facilities and technology. Built in 2004 the recreation center includes a 53' indoor rock climbing wall and 12’ free standing Bouldering wall, outdoor adventure trips and seminars, outdoor adventure equipment rental, 50 meter x 25 yard competition pool, a leisure pool and spa, five multi-purpose sport courts, 15,000 sq. ft. of strength and cardio equipment, two aerobics studios, jogging track, racquetball courts and more. Student Recreation and Wellness Services offers a comprehensive recreation program that includes Fitness and Wellness, Aquatics, Outdoor Adventure, Intramural Sports, Club Sports, and Informal Recreation. The University of Akron is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Akron is an equal education and em...ployment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.