The Sports Program Coordinator is a full-time position (12 month) that assists with the development and administration of a comprehensive competitive and recreational sports program, providing effective day-to-day supervision and implementation of programs and services within the Sports Division. Sports programs include collegiate club sports, intramural sports and special events.
Coordinators are responsible for hands-on operations including personnel supervision, guest service, facility and equipment operations and maintenance, cash handling, delivery of programs and services, program design and curriculum, safety and risk management. Coordinates hiring, training and supervising staff who oversee facilities and deliver programs and services. The position requires representation of the Department of Campus Recreation in a fair, consistent, cooperative and positive manner in accordance with Department and University policy. The position reports to the Senior Assistant Director of Sports.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Staff supervision including hiring, training, scheduling, feedback, evaluations, payroll and disciplinary processes for supervisors and student officials. This includes club coaches and other volunteers. The development and engagement of student staff is an emphasis.
Provide leadership and supervision for the sports program designed to achieve the Campus Recreation vision and area goals; Program includes collegiate club sports, intramural sports and special events.
Provide daily supervision of program offerings and facility spaces that achieves exceptional quality, stewardship and accountability.
Collaborate with department staff to ensure facility spaces are maintained as needed to meet industry standards for programmatic use; This includes implementing routine inspections and audits.
Ensure the highest possible level of customer service in order to provide exceptional experiences in sports programs.
Plan program sport offerings and design curriculum and activities intended to meet guidelines set by leadership staff on program mix, participation targets and financial parameters.
Assist with the annual budget submission. Provide financial supervision necessary to achieve budget targets, carrying out best practices in financial stewardship.
Develop for review and approval any pertinent program area procedures, processes and training or operations manuals.
Develop or update necessary emergency procedures, safety practices and risk management processes in conjunction with administration and the department risk management committee.
Ensure compliance with national governing body/ association rules and regulations.
Collaborate with the department judicial board and implement player disciplinary action.
Assist with the oversight of game operations for clubs and intramural competitions.
Collaborate with department marketing staff to implement publicity strategies to maximize program participation. Conduct outreach efforts in order to increase awareness and visibility of the program.
Implement program assessment tools to assess market needs and interests, participant satisfaction and overall program feedback. Report on results, including strategies for process improvement.
Execute equipment and supply purchasing within budgetary parameters according to UA policies.
Inventory and maintain all equipment and supplies to ensure quality, safety and security.
Provide ongoing, semester and annual updates on pertinent measures of success, including participation, assessment data, financial status and area happenings.
Develop and maintain relationships with Campus Recreation, the University of Arizona and Tucson community as necessary to achieve program success, collaborations and partnerships.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with current and potential participants and alumni in order to maximize program success.
Engage in Campus Recreation, University of Arizona and pertinent industry training and development opportunities.
Ensure proficiency in Campus Recreation and University of Arizona policies, procedures and processes.
Bachelor's degree in recreation, sports management, sports marketing, or a related field.
One year of administrative/coordinative professional level experience with intramural or club sports programming (2-years of GA experience can be supplemented).
Valid driver’s license upon the first day of employment with a minimum of two years of driving experience.
Upon hire, CPR-PR, AED, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens certification training will need to be completed.
Master’s degree in recreation, sports management, sports marketing, higher education or a related field.
Sports officiating experience.
Two years of staff supervision experience, including the development of student staff.
Demonstrated experience with program development, marketing, financial management, safety and risk management.
Demonstrated knowledge of national governing bodies for collegiate club sports.
Experience with collaborative programming and the ability to form positive relationships.
Additional Salary Information: Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA IS AN EEO/AA/ADA EMPLOYER. WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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