This position is open until filled. Priority review period will begin March 30, 2023.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: S2316P
The Division of Student Affairs at Auburn University is seeking candidates for Coordinator, Campus Recreation (Competitive Sports) to assist in the oversight of educational and recreational opportunities for students, faculty, and staff provided by the university’s intramural and club sports program (competitive sports).
Auburn Campus Recreation boasts over 40 acres of both natural and artificial playing surfaces for Intramurals and Club Sport events. Auburn Competitive Sports offers ~20 leagues and tournaments for year-round opportunities for students, faculty and staff to participate.
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This position is open until filled. Priority review period will begin March 30, 2023. Applications will not be accepted through Bluefishjobs.com. Please visit https://www.auemployment.com/postings/34670 to apply.
Recruit, hire, and train 70~ competitive sports student staff, including supervisors and assistants.
Prioritize training and development of student staff using a combination of in person, virtual, or email-based avenues for advanced training to retain and support staff.
Communicate and interact with Campus Recreation employees in a positive and encouraging manner.
Coordinate with other campus departments such as Greek Life, Student Conduct, Auburn CARES, and WEGL to collaborate for special events within the competitive sports program.
Utilizing scheduling software IMleagues, create, schedule, and maintain leagues for all intramural sports.
Establish annual club pages for all clubs within Campus Recreation to ensure all participants are registered.
Communicate with assigned club officers to continue to grow and develop a comprehensive club sports program of 28+ teams.
Engage with competitive sports professionals within the state, region, and national level to discuss latest trends within Competitive Sports. Utilize the connections from NIRSA to continue developing as a professional and leader within Campus Recreation.
Facilitate officials’ training for assigned sports.
Manage Kronos payroll to ensure accuracy and submit all proper documentation to the business administrator in a timely manner.
Manage facilities, equipment, and supplies for Competitive Sports by maintaining an accurate inventory of equipment and supplies. Purchasing and tracking replacement equipment and supplies as necessary to ensure the safety for all competitive sports participants. Ensures that program budgets are in compliance with University and Department guidelines, policy and procedures. Assists in the monitoring of expense budgets pertaining to the intramural and club sports areas.
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Business, Exercise Science, or related field.
Level I – Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position with no experience.
Level II – Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 2 years experience in sports or recreational programming working in a collegiate/community recreational environment.
Level III - Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years experience in sports or recreational programming working in a collegiate/community recreational environment.
Substitutions allowed for Education:
When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education.
Substitutions allowed for Experience:
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.
Named one of the “Coolest College Recreation Centers in America” by Men’s Health, the Recreation and Wellness Center provides state-of-the-art fitness for Auburn students. With everything from two 50-foot climbing towers to a 1/3-mile corkscrew track, the Recreation and Wellness Center is the perfect place for students to unwind from the stresses of college. Auburn is a small, friendly university town in the rolling hills of east central Alabama, with a population around 60,000. It is conveniently located along Interstate 85, 100 miles southwest of Atlanta. To the south, Alabama’s Gulf Shores and to the North, the Appalachians Mountains are but a few hours away. Chewacla State Park located just 3 miles south of town boasts 30 miles of biking/hiking trails and a small lake that accommodates fishing and kayaking. Columbus GA, only 30 miles to the Southeast is home to the longest urban whitewater kayak/rafting in the world. Auburn, AL is the proud home of Auburn University serving approximately 25,000 students. Our students can choose from more than 140-degree options in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. The city of Auburn is a great col...lege town and one of the top 10 cities in the US for small businesses, according to Forbes. Auburn is close to the beach and mountains. It is centrally located near Atlanta, Birmingham, and Montgomery. Auburn is easily accessible and loved by many. There are also outstanding golf courses, including a Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Auburn city schools are some of the best in the state and the city of Auburn is considered a great place to raise a family.