The Sport Club Coordinator is responsible for the development and administration of a comprehensive sport club program serving the needs of the campus community. This position is directly responsible for the oversight of recreation services that include sport clubs. This individual will supervise students and part-time temporary/hourly staff in the areas of sport clubs.
Specific program responsibilities include program and staff management, development and oversight of operating budgets, development, monitoring and enforcement of program policies and procedures, and administration of revenue collection.
Sport Clubs - Planning, organization, execution and evaluation of a formal training program for sport club officers and coaches.
- Collaborate with the Scheduling Center and facility managers regarding facility reservations. - Manage sport clubs and ensure all University travel and purchasing requirements are followed. - Assist with large special events (college rodeo, national archery tournament, cycling races, AAU tournaments, club recruiting events, etc.). - Coordinate and administer sport club program marketing efforts. - Oversight of sport club budget management and allocations.
- Chair the Sport Club Council. - Determine and recommend the purchase of needed equipment and supplies. - Oversees the budgeting and fiscal management process of the Sports Club program. - Directly responsible for managing the Sports Club budget. - Participates in the sourcing, soliciting, and/or acquisition of funding, as appropriate to the operating mode of the unit. - Actively recruit underrepresented and special population individuals for program participation. - Participate in the planning and development of regional/national sporting events and tournaments. - Implement technology resources to support program needs and requirements. - Oversee the enforcement of administrative and operational policies and procedures in Sport Clubs.
Summer Programming - Assist withthe administration of the summer camp program providing leadership in the Camp Director's absence.
- Participate in camp counselor training. - Assist with Camp CWOO off-campus field trips.
Supervisor Duties - Actively engages in recruitment and hiring new employees. - Clearly defines performance expectations, ensure accountability, and provides ongoing informal feedback, coaching, and mentoring. Conducts formal performance evaluations. - Ensures employees have necessary resources. - Oversees and directs the work of staff; serves as mentor, coach and leader, and resolves complaints or issues. - Promotes professional development opportunities. - Develops and fosters supportive working relationships, motivation and engagement. - Communicates information to staff on an ongoing basis to influence staff engagement and to be a part of a larger community. - Takes corrective action in a timely manner. - Recognizes and rewards employees for good performance. - Schedules employee work hours/shifts; monitor hours worked; approve payable time and absence requests. - Adjusts leadership style as needed to achieve results. - Recognizes value of and promotes diverse workforce. Values and encourages diverse perspectives, creativity and teamwork. - Mentors and guides staff in achieving University Recreation's goals. Creates professional development opportunities for staff. Sets and models professional standards and expectations.
Involvement and Communication - Provide feedback regarding departmental programs, equipment, and operations by conducting daily observations/engaging in programs and using equipment/facilities. - Reports & resolves safety concerns with functional area supervisors as needed. - Is active professionally through research, publications, presentations or involvement in professional associations. - Represent University Recreation for various University/community functions and/or committee work. - Contribute positively to the work environment by participating in honest dialog that is indicative of the department’s culture of teamwork. - Willingly shares all information with department teammates in an effort to provide high quality outcomes that contribute to student success. - Provide staff coverage during evenings, weekends, and special events as needed.
- Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration, Business Administration - Sports Management, Physical Education, Student Personnel Administration, or related field OR any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse population.
Excellent conflict resolution, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Experience using Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) email, and facility management software (Fusion Software).
Experience developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating sports club programs and/or services.
Master's Degree in Outdoor Education, Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education, Student Services Administration, or related field.
Budget mangement experience, including forecasting/preparation.
Experience working in higher education and collegiate recreation.
Strong entrepreneurial skills and demonstrated ability to maximize revenue through appropriate design, development, staffing, and marketing.
Demonstrated experience administering risk management practices for assigned areas.
One year of professional experience managing a collegiate sport club program or 2 years as a graduate assistant managing a collegiate sport club program.
Initiative: Ability to plan work and takes initiative in identifying priorities. Makes constructive suggestions.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Leadership: Takes a long-range view to develop and promote goals. Creates an environment for success and motivates staff. Seeks out and develops initiatives to improve quality, efficiency, and effectiveness.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Job Knowledge: Understands and applies laws, rules, and procedures. Demonstrates level of expertise and understanding of best practices within the field of recreation.
Quality of Work: Has high attention to detail and accuracy of services.
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Management: Effectively oversees and directs resources (staff, facilities, budgets, and equipment) for current and emerging needs.
Screening Begins: March 18, 2019
To apply please visit https://careers.cwu.edu (Search Job ID 2745). CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.
Internal Number: 2745
About Central Washington University Recreation
Once Washington's best-kept secret, CWU is the fastest growing, four-year, public university in the state. We grant baccalaureate and graduate degrees in more than 150 academic programs. The university is composed of the College of Arts and Humanities, College of the Sciences, College of Education and Professional Studies, and College of Business. In addition to the main campus, CWU has University Centers to the west, in Lynnwood, Des Moines, Everett, and Pierce County, and to the east, in Yakima, Moses Lake, and Wenatchee.