PRIMARY DUTY: Responsible for the recruitment, development, operation, and supervision of the Esports Department combined with the coaching of the varsity teams.
Collaborates with Admissions and Student Services for recruiting and enrolling prospective students from point of inquiry through registration. Conduct recruitment activities in accordance with Esports governing bodies.
Accountable for the registration, scheduling, evaluation, maintenance, risk management, budget and overall program operations.
Coaching duties include students in individual play, game strategies, teamwork, physical and mental well-being.
Develop and implement academic opportunities centered around Esports. Serve as the Instructor for the Esports Class.
Research and implement sponsorship opportunities.
Direct events and tournaments.
Schedule and manage day to day operations of the Esports Lab.
Lead in the planning and administration of summer camps and other additional sources of revenue.
Travel with the team to venues. (as needed)
Ensures gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in program.
Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Graduate and undergraduate students employed by the department.
EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Twitch,Northwest Missouri State University CatPaws, Email, Canvas, GroupMe, Astra Scheduling, Sportsman, and more.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri, 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri, and 110 miles southeast of Omaha, Nebraska. For more information visit the city’s website at www.maryville.org.
UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of about 8,000 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.
The University is a national model for student success and career placement. In addition, 98 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and nearly 100 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data.
TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing. You will also need to submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: Experience working in an Esports/recreational environment for at least one year
Ability to provide positive leadership, organization, teamwork, and lead students while working in a dynamic, changing, and diverse environment.
Strong gaming technology including computer hardware and software
Exhibit professionalism and positive customer relation skills.
Genuine interest in gaining experience and knowledge to enhance skills in chosen career.
Strong written and oral communication skills including face-to-face interactions, phone calls, emails, etc., and the ability to multitask.
Able to maintain confidentiality of protected information for student employees and students, faculty, and staff in the general school population that includes all patrons of the Esports Facility.
Awareness of basic safety and risk management protocols.
WORKING CONDITIONS: This is a 12-month position with some nights as late as midnight, and some weekends. This position requires driving a University vehicle on and off campus to transport people. Must have a current, valid US Driver’s License and ability to maintain a safe driving record. Must meet all University requirements to drive a University vehicle.
UNIVERSITY: With an enrollment of about 8,000 students, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location at the Northland Innovation Center and through Northwest Online.Founded in 1905, Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their résumés with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory School, National Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency.The University is a national model for student success and career placement. In addition, 98 percent of Northwest bachelor’s degree earners and nearly 100 percent of master’s degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data.Furthermore, its vibrant and diverse learning community offers more than 150 student organi...zations, and textbooks and a laptop are included in tuition, which is among the lowest in the nation, saving students an estimated $6,800 over four years. Northwest also offers 1,200 student employment positions, allowing students to build professional skills through its internationally benchmarked student employment program. Designated the Missouri Arboretum, the Northwest campus was named one of the “50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S.” For more information about Northwest and its performance, visit www.nwmissouri.edu.