Recreational Sports Outreach and Student Initiatives Coordinator
Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 125721
The Outreach and Student Initiatives Coordinator educates current and future students about opportunities within Rec Sports to experience the value of community and wellbeing. This position coordinates student employee career development within Rec Sports. In addition to departmental student initiatives, this position provides situational leadership to identify, develop, coordinate and deliver outreach programs with Student Affairs and university partners focused on creating community for OSU students through a common experience.
This position is responsible for defining, developing, refining and facilitating a comprehensive career readiness program for Rec Sports student employees, including, but not limited to professional development, networking and recognition. This position works closely with campus partners and creates community and wellbeing experiences for the OSU student population. The Outreach and Student Initiatives Coordinator works in concert with department and campus partners to advance the goal of equalizing student success by building seamless networks to increase the sense of community at OSU. This position identifies opportunities to leverage the expertise of the Recreational Sports full time and student staff to benefit the development of the campus community. The Outreach and Student Initiatives Coordinator is a member of the Marketing and Communications area of Recreational Sports and reports to the Associate Director for Marketing and Communications.
The Department of Recreational Sports (Rec Sports) is a unit of the Division of Student Affairs that is committed to equalizing student success. Rec Sports focuses on informing, engaging, educating, equipping and inspiring students as advocates for individual and community wellbeing. Rec Sports provides opportunities to enrich student development and enhance transferable skills through experiences in Rec Sports spaces, programs and services, including student employment. Rec Sports strives to promote a community where everyone belongs and thrives to contribute to a sense of community and a culture of wellbeing at Oregon State University (OSU).
As a department, we celebrate differences, shared interests and strive to build a workplace that is welcoming, challenging and fun. As a staff, our work is focused on a blend of visioning and developing, as we maintain a reputation of leadership in the integrated and evolving field of wellness and recreation. As a department, Rec Sports adheres to and holds itself accountable to the following values:
We are solution oriented
We are stewards
We are innovative
We are educators
We extend respect and build trust
Bachelor’s degree in human sciences, public health, business, communications, marketing, education or related field.
Demonstrated experience, knowledge and ability in supervising, advising, training, and evaluating employees.
Demonstrated knowledge of developing employee personal and professional competencies.
The ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with internal and external stakeholders in both written and oral formats.
The ability to prioritize workload and meet assignments while handling multiple tasks and deadlines using strong organizational, leadership and decision-making skills.
Able to work both independently and collaboratively in cross-functional teams and across all levels to drive results.
Problem-solving skills, ability to quickly learn new concepts and methodologies and navigate through ambiguity.
Demonstrated experience, knowledge and ability in event management including organization, planning, implementing and evaluation.
Proven ability to build and maintain collaborative working partnerships with stakeholders to accomplish department goals and initiatives.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.
Certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED, Standard First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens/Universal Precautions within 90 days of hire.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions.
OSU is one of only two American universities to hold the Land Grant, Sea Grant, Sun Grant, and Space Grant designation and is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive university. OSU is located in Corvallis, a community of 53,000 people situated in the Willamette Valley between Portland and Eugene. Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers, forests, high desert, the rugged Cascade and Coast Ranges, and the urban amenities of the Portland metropolitan area are all within a 100 mile drive of Corvallis. Approximately 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled at OSU from all 50 states and 100 countries.The university has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community. We actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that include members of historically underrepresented groups. OSU provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity, and building community. The Department of Recreational Sports is primarily student fee funded and is a part of the Division of Student Affairs.