Summary of Position Campus Recreation & Fitness at Keene State College invites applications for a Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Club Sports to administers all aspects of the Intramural Sports and Club Sports Programs. This is a full-time, year-round, benefitted position.
The Intramural Sports Program is a very popular extracurricular activity on campus that is a great way for students to meet new people, reconnect with friends, and continue playing the sports they have grown to love, or they can try a new activity they have never played before. KSC Intramural Sports offers a variety of team and individual sports in which participants compete for the coveted champion t-shirt.
The Club Sports Program provides students with opportunities to participate in an organized team or individual sport program and to enhance their skills in a particular sport. The benefits of club sport participation may include the development of student leadership skills, a team-oriented environment, enhanced physical fitness, development of skills in a particular sport, stress reduction, and friendship.
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 2 years
Additional Job Information
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
Contact information for three professional (3) references
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College’s discretion.
Posting Number PS3848FY22
Other minimum qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Administration/Management or related field and two years’ experience in programming recreational activities, primarily working in intramural sports; current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications; sports officiating experience; supervisory experience; knowledge of sports rules, tournament scheduling, risk management, field/court maintenance, conflict resolution, marketing; ability to train officials in various team sports’ rules and mechanics; facility and field scheduling and supervision for intramural sports; excellent written and oral communication skills; extensive computer skills: word processing, spreadsheet and database experience as well as experience with intramural scheduling software; ability to perform multiple tasks; and experience in creating and managing social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Evening and weekend work required.
Additional Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in Physical Education, Sport or Recreation Management, Management or other related field; experience in collegiate intramural sports and administering a sport club program; facility supervision; purchasing and inventory of supplies and equipment; NIRSA-CRSS/RCRSP certification. Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus.
Salary Information Starting salary range: $43,710-$52,000, complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off. This position is part of the Keene State College Staff Association (KSCSA).
EEO Statement The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.
Institution Information Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire and is an affiliate of the University System of New Hampshire. Located approximately 2 hours from Boston or Hartford CT, and 4 hours from New York City, the region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community. To learn more about Keene State College, the University System of New Hampshire, and the Keene community, please visit: https://www.keene.edu, https://www.usnh.edu/ or https://www.ci.keene.nh.us.
Duty/ResponsibilityAdministers all aspects of the intramural sports and the sport clubs programs, including league and tournament scheduling, recruiting, hiring training, and supervising of officials, marketing, player discipline, and hiring, and scheduling student support staff.
Develop new intramural sports programs, with responsibilities that include: creating game rules, identifying equipment needs, organizing leagues and training new staff.
Enforces established policies and procedures relating to intramural participation and club sports program.
Manages the web-based scheduling and participant registration program for intramural activities (IMLeagues); managing the scheduling of leagues/games, sending email reminders of sport deadlines, collecting participation data for reports, updating sport rules, captains quizzes and the intramural sports handbook accordingly.
Maintains accurate program information for departmental website and develops and maintains intramural sports OwlNet web page under Student Involvement Office.
Ensures club sports presidents are maintaining their club OwlNet web pages.
Advises all club sports teams on scheduling, risk management, event/game coordination, policy compliance and coordinates support with Student Involvement Office on travel requests, securing advisors and/or coaches/instructors.
Develops and implements risk management strategies for intramural sports and club sports as well as facilities associated with these programs.
Create and maintain social media sites for marketing and promotion of the program, i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Create flyers and posters to promote intramural sports as well.
Administers the hiring and payroll process for the intramural sports student employees.
Continually develops, assesses and evaluates the intramural and club sports programs and makes recommendations to the department accordingly.
Develop and implement strategic plans for enhancing the intramural sports and club sports programs; updating handbooks, training materials and promotional/marketing materials annually.
Writes semester and annual reports for intramural sports and club sports providing participation data and analysis for decision making processes.
Trains intramural sports student officials in general officiating principles and sports specific rules. Creates a detailed training schedule for each sport and provides evaluation of officials performance for professional development.
Trains intramural sports staff on all policies and procedures associated with the intramural sports programs and updates the intramural sports handbook accordingly.
Advises and trains the sport clubs’ presidents on student organization procedures and Student Involvement policies with an emphasis on finance, student travel, event submission and risk management.
Trains the club sports’ presidents to ensure compliance of all college and Club Sports handbook policies in regards to paperwork, scheduling, travel, etc.
Train and support intramural staff on how to address disciplinary issues of the participants.
Provide professional development opportunities to student staff and club sport officers.
upervises the events, student staff and facilities related to the intramural sports and sport club programs, respectively.
Oversees the hiring of coaches/instructors by the club sports teams ensuring compliance of all College and HR personnel requirements.
Supervises home club sports games and ensures club sports teams have proper support staff available per club sports policies for risk management.
Actively engages student employees and club sport officers to enhance their learning experiences as part of the intramural and club sports programs. Provides appropriate evaluation of performance and feedback to enhance their student development.
Meets one-on-one on a regular basis with the club sports presidents to provide appropriate support and on-going professional development opportunities.
Assist with facility operations including student employee management, special events operations, risk and liability and facility maintenance during the school year as well as campus breaks and summer.
Other responsibilities in the recreation center may include supervision of the student staff and program activities within the facility as assigned.
Maintain equipment for intramural sports program including recommendations for new or replacement equipment as needed. Implements preventative maintenance schedules for program equipment.
Maintain inventory of club sports equipment ensuring all College owned equipment is returned at end of year for storage.
Check facilities and fields for maintenance needs for intramural and club sports program ensuring repairs are made accordingly. Submits maintenance request orders as needed.
Keene State College is a public liberal arts college in Keene, New Hampshire. It is part of the University System of New Hampshire. Founded in 1909 as a teacher's college, Keene State College had 3,104 students enrolled for credit as of fall 2021