University of Vermont (UVM) Campus Recreation is accepting applications for Sport Programs Manager (a 38-week professional internship; early August-mid-May).
UVM Campus Recreation strives to provide a variety of high quality programs, services and facilities to meet the recreational interests of a diverse student body. Our efforts are focused on activities that create positive social interaction, opportunities for education and development, and the promotion of health lidestyles. UVM Campus Rec aims to provide these opportunities within a welcoming and inclusive environement for all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, spirituality, gender, gender identity/expression, age, sexual orientation, ability, veteran status, socioeconomic status, or national orgin. Learn more about UVM Campus Recreation.
Sport Programs Manager Position Overview:
The Sport Programs Manager is responsible for assisting in the administration and management of all operational and programming aspects of a comprehensive intramural sports program (serving over 3,400 participants). Duties include but are not limited to: supervising and training student staff (approximately 40-50 students), maintain staff schedules, equipment inventory and management, risk management, and special event activities. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Visit website for full position description.
Essential Areas of Responsibility
Work directly with the Assistant Director, Sport Programs to develop and manage all daily operations and services of the intramural sport, drop-in recreation, and e-sport gaming programs
Assumes the administrative responsibility for the sport programs student staff to include: supervisors, officials, scorekeepers, and program office assistants
Responsible for assisting in the planning and coordination of all staff training sessions
Provide feedback, as well as end of semester performance evaluations, on all student staff
Create and maintain weekly staff schedules using on-line scheduling software to ensure coverage and assume responsibility for filling in when necessary
Track, maintain and organize intramural sport participation statistics for annual report
Assist with basic web page updates
Coordinate all equipment management and maintenance, safety checks, and assist with other relevant risk management issues
Attend bi-weekly professional staff meetings and bi-weekly intramural sports staff meetings
Other duties as assigned
Applicants must be detail-oriented, dedicated, motivated and self-directed individuals with a strong work ethic, strong decision-making and communication skills, and outstanding leadership skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field
Demonstrated experience and success in the management of personnel, intramural sports programs, and/or officiating experience
Current American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED certification (ability to obtain within first 30 days.)
Experience with computer programs such as Excel, Word, Publisher, web publishing software, and/or intramural sports scheduling software (i.e., IMLeagues or Fusion)
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Priority will be given to applications submitted by April 10, 2023 when application review will begin. Position is open until filled. All applicants must apply following instructions outlined on the relevant detailed position description, which can be viewed here.Applications submitted through Bluefish will not be accepted.
The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. The university is home to approximately 13,000 undergraduates, graduate students, medical students and 4,125 full and part time faculty and staff. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America's most exciting small cities), UVM's setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green Mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents. The Gucciardi Recreation & Fitness Center was opened in September of 1999, and contains 120 pieces of cardio and strength training equipment as well as a 30 foot indoor rock-climbing wall. Attached to the Gucciardi Recreation Center, is the PFG Complex, which is shared by Varsity Athletics, Campus Recreation, Club Sports and Physical Education. It offers a group fitness studio hub, 6 basketball/volleyball courts, 2 indoor running tracks, 2 squash courts, 6 lane-25 yard indoor pool, indoor turf multipurpose courts, a multi-purpose activity court (MAC), Bouldering Wall, and an ice rink..