Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth Camps

Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth Camps

Job no: 527212
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Student Life/Services

Department: Physical Education and Recreation
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $38,000-$44,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
March 22, 2021; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application, which will include the following materials:
  • Cover letter which expresses your interest in the position and specifically addresses how you meet the requirements of the position. Refer to the minimum requirements, professional competencies and preferred qualifications contained within the job announcement. Describe how your skills, abilities, and experience allow you to meet and/or exceed these requirements. Provide appropriate examples to show details and experience. Please discuss each element completely, but succinctly.
  • Current resume, which includes dates of employment
  • Answer to the following supplemental question:
    1. The Division of Student Life is committed to creating an increasingly diverse organization that actively respects, includes, and engages everyone. What does this mean to you and how, if you were selected as the Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth Camps, will you help us meet this goal? Further, how will you encourage and develop a commitment to inclusivity within your sphere of influence?

    Applications that do not include all the required materials will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

    Questions regarding the application procedure can be sent to:
    Patty Smith
    Executive Assistant
    Physical Education and Recreation

    Department Summary
    The Physical Education and Recreation Department (PE and Rec) plays a vital role at the University of Oregon in educating, engaging, and inspiring the campus community to live active, balanced lives! As part of the Division of Student Life, we expand learning beyond the classroom and facilitate positive experiences to support physical, emotional, and social wellbeing, as well as student success. We actively cultivate a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment at the Student Rec Center that honors diverse needs and encourages people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate.

    PE and Rec offers world-class facilities, a long tradition of curricular-based physical education classes, and a growing and diverse set of programs, but what really sets the department apart is the culture co-created by the people who work here. We are committed to equity, inclusion, and social justice and foster a diverse and culturally aware community. PE and Rec team members are cooperative and collaborative, both within and outside the department, and we strive for excellence in everything we do for our community. We demonstrate integrity in our interactions and challenge each other to continually grow and develop. We also can't fail to mention that we have a lot of fun together!

    Position Summary
    The Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth Camps is a full-time position that provides leadership for a diverse, dynamic, and comprehensive intramural sports program, which includes individual/dual activities, team sports, and special events, as well as assisting in the operations and oversight of Youth Camps.

    This position reports to the Department of Physical Education & Recreation Assistant Director for Intramural Sports and Assistant Director for Youth and Family Programs. The Coordinator will serve as acting in capacity in the absence of the Assistant Directors when necessary.

    This position will primarily serve the Intramural Sports Program Fall, Winter, and Spring terms and will serve Youth Camps during winter break, no school days, spring break, summer, and during school year special events, such as Family Rec Day and Rec or Treat.

    The Coordinator supports the Assistant Directors with budget planning, policy development, safety/risk management and assessment of intramural programs, special events, and youth camps and oversees activity development and logistics for all Youth Camps and serves as lead administrator for intramural special events and tournaments.

    This position hires, trains and supervises approximately 90 student officials throughout the school year and provides effective leadership, management and mentoring for student development focused programs including the development of sports officials and youth camp counselors.

    The Coordinator incorporates current and future technology practices into the Intramural Sports Program involving Online Scheduling and Maintenance. This position will assist with all intramural participant conduct and eligibility issues.

    Evening and weekend hours are required.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field
  • Two years of experience in sports officiating and training, supervision, and evaluation of student sports officials and field/court supervisors
  • CPR and First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain within 45 days of employment

    Professional Competencies
  • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment
  • Proficient with using computer applications (e.g. Word, Excel, IM Leagues, e-mail, database tracking, and computer maintenance management system)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Recreation Administration, Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field
  • Demonstrated experience working with a youth camp or youth sports program
  • Experience in management and implementation of sponsorships
  • Fiscal oversight experience
  • Evidence of leadership experience and/or a commitment to student learning and development
  • A comprehensive understanding of university Intramural Sports programs, operations, and services

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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