Coordinator, Campus Recreation

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Coordinator, Campus Recreation

Division: Division of Enrollment Management and Student Engagement

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Starting Salary: $ 13.87+ per hour

Reports To: Manager, Campus Recreation

Positions Supervised: Student Employee positions

Job Summary

The coordinator of campus recreation is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the intramural sports program. This position also directly supervises the intramural program’s student employees. In addition, this role oversees nightly operations of Evans Commons Campus Recreation Center and assists with other campus recreation tasks as needed.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution

  • Supervises the Evans Commons Recreation Center during evening hours; secures and locks entire building nightly
  • Conveys any reported or witnessed crimes to the appropriate parties
  • Oversees evening group exercise classes
  • Maintains Evans Commons Recreation Center music and announcement service
  • Oversees day-to-day working of intramural sports programs, including development, scheduling and overall procedures
  • Assigns tasks to student employees
  • Assists with summer camps held in Evans Commons Recreation Center
  • Assists in creating, implementing and disseminating building rules and procedures
  • Assists with various aspects of running the Campus Recreation department, including ongoing assessment and data management for all associated programs, activities and individuals
  • Assists in the training and supervision of student employees, including disciplinary and termination processes
  • Assists in the managing of social media platforms for Campus Recreation.

Service Excellence

  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports and holds others accountable to the university’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity and teamwork
  • Supports Lindenwood students by providing and maintaining a space that allows for student development outside of the classroom

Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Communicates any issues in the building with the building director
  • Helps solve disputes in Evans Commons Recreation Center and within intramural sports programs
  • Assists with the development and execution of departmental plans, goals and assessment

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred
  • Prior experience with fitness programs and equipment preferred
  • Prior experience with intramural sports programs preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • General risk management knowledge
  • Demonstrated commitment to the holistic development of diverse student populations
  • Ability to work with faculty, staff, students and external vendors
  • General knowledge of campus recreation programs, including intramurals, fitness programs and equipment
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Strong creative skills
  • Ability to mediate and help others resolve conflicts
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to staff’s professional development
  • Ability to articulate expectations
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Highly developed analytical and organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of online intramural sports management and facility management software
  • Basic social media skills

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.

  • General office setting
  • Evening hours; some weekends
  • Serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA), designated to receive and report criminal incidents to the Public Safety and Security Office

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
  • Ability to sit and use a phone for extended periods of time
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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