The Office of Campus Recreation at The University of Tampa has an opening for the position of Coordinator of Competitive Sports. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the sports program. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Competitive Sports. As a member of the Office of Student Affairs, this position will uphold the values of diversity, equity and inclusion, student-learning centered, collaboration, professional practices and community and citizenship. The work of this position will intentionally align with strategic priorities to advance the mission and vision of student affairs, which results in diverse learning and preparing students to contribute to a global society.
This position is designated as an essential employee and may be required to report to work as scheduled when University offices are closed due to severe weather or other conditions.
1. Assist in the hiring, training, supervision, and development of (3) Student Coordinators of Competitive Sports, (4) Program Assistants, (25) Student Supervisors (Club and Intramural), (30) Intramural, Officials, Club Sport Officers, and a program with 24 clubs, 1,240+ club sport athletes and 3,500+ intramural participants. 2. Engage and aid with the planning and development of the Club Sports Council. 3. Assist in the management of Competitive Sport program finances. 4. Collaborate and develop relationships with volunteer coaches and advisors. 5. Continually develop and maintain systems to ensure safe conditions, operating procedures, and equipment for staff/participants. 6. Assist in establishing policies and procedures for facilities and programs, along with training and assessing staff on risk management skills and protocol. 7. Assist in the collaboration with Uniglobe (University Travel Agency) to coordinate and secure travel arrangements and 3rd party lodging with hotels, vendors and become a liaison between Competitive Sports and University of Tampa financial management. 8. Assist in managing, purchasing, and maintaining inventory of all Competitive Sports apparel and equipment. 9. Coordinate game and practice scheduling with club leaders, game opponents, and master schedule for facility utilization. 10. Assist with the schedule management of all Campus Recreation facilities, including the Cass Street Gymnasium (multi-use facility) and the Benson Alex Riseman Fitness and Recreation Center basketball and beach volleyball courts (three each). 11. Coordinate marketing, social media and publicity efforts for the Competitive Sports program. 12. Conduct regular reviews, evaluations, surveys, assessments and reports of programs, equipment and facilities. 13. Assist with the administration of Competitive Sports leagues, tournaments, and special events. 14. Assist with the training and development of intramural officials. 15. Attend trainings and fully engage in learning and utilizing university-wide technology, specifically Workday, and other department specific technology platforms. 16. Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures and backgrounds.
1. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Preference given to degrees Exercise Science, Health Science, Recreation Management, Sport Management, Student Affairs, or related fields. 2. Experience working or volunteering with club sports and intramural sports and knowledge of its day-to-day components. 3. Officiating experience at any of the following levels, High School, Recreational League and/or Intramural Sports. 4. Must be able to communicate clearly with students, faculty, and staff. 5. Must be able to critically think and problem solve in a efficient and effective manner. 6. Previous experience with technology such as IMLeagues, InnoSoft Fusion, Sling, Connect2Concepts, or similar programs. 7. Experience managing student, part-time and/or full-time employees. 8. Must have or attain (within 90 days of employment) a valid CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor Certification from the American Red Cross. 9. Knowledge of or the ability to learn quickly The University of Tampa software programs such as Workday and Microsoft Office. 10. Willingness to embrace new technologies and innovative organizational practices.
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Work Schedule Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Summer - Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Flexibility to work and manage events during evenings, late nights and weekends.
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