Campus Recreation Coordinator
Full Time/Part Time
In consultation with supervisor, this position is responsible for
organizing, managing, and supervising daily operations of the NMHU
Game Room, Archuleta Fitness Center, and Seasonal Intramural Sports
Duties and Responsibilities
-Manage the programming and use of the NMHU game room and other
campus recreation including intramural sports. Oversees the hiring,
training, and certification of student employees for each facility.
Work closely with supervisor for programming and scheduling of
campus recreation and fitness facilities. (25%) -Supervises and
monitors the day-to-day operations of the NMHU Game Room.
Administers various recreation programming (i.e. game room events,
intramural sports, fitness classes, etc.) Maintain inventory and
necessary supplies; Recruit, hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and
give direction to student employees and or graduate assistants who
conduct programming for NMHU Game Room, intramural sports, group
and individual fitness. (25%) -Assists fulfilling duties of Campus
Recreation Facility Staff in their absence including: Outdoor
Recreation, Natatorium Manager, and student & part-time staff
members. Work with supervisor and University Relations to plan,
design, and distribute marketing pieces, website updates, etc.
Develops and implements various programming for each respective
area. Oversees Coordinates and implements Game Room & Fitness
Center initiatives; (25%) -Develop, coordinate, and provide clinics
and workshops; Develop, evaluate, and revise policies, procedures,
and protocols to ensure a safe and effective environment,
programming, and services. Ensures that all certifications and
safety standards are met. Coordinate the review, and maintenance of
equipment for game room and fitness center. Maintain accurate
participant and program data and compile usage reports monthly or
as requested by the department supervisor. (15%) -Assists with the
submission/processing of invoices, travel requests, purchase
requisitions and other duties as assigned. Promote game room
programming; Document game room initiatives and activities; Develop
materials and literature for various recreation programming;
Facilitate communication/teamwork among staff; Review and update
logs, files, and provide on-going documentation; (10%) -Attend
appropriate staff meetings; -Report monthly/quarterly statistics;
-Solicit feedback and input on various programming; -Maintain
regular attendance; Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
- EDUCATION : Bachelor’s Degree in any field - EXPERIENCE : Six
months of experience related to the specified duties.
- PREFERENCE : Master’s Degree in any field; experience in working
in recreation program planning and recreation administration.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
- Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as required by the
position; -Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with
students, staff, and faculty; -Strong interpersonal and
communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a
wide range of constituencies; -Ability to use good judgment;
-Ability to maintain exceptional customer service and people
skills; -Ability to problem solve; -Strong ability to work
independently; -Skill in training, leading, organizing, advising,
and planning; -Knowledge and understanding of the specific activity
required for various related recreational activities; -Effective
oral and written communication and basic instructional skills;
-Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety
procedures; -Ability to develop and present educational programs
and/or workshops; -Skill in budget preparation and fiscal
management; -Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services
ordering and inventory control; -Ability to gather data, compile
information, and prepare reports; -Database management skills;
-Ability to operate and maintain recreational equipment and
-Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight
objects up to 100 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than
four (4) hours per day. -Work environment involves some exposure to
hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety
precautions. -Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual
elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke,
unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
-Work is performed mainly in an office/recreation facility
Work Location/Campus Center
Las Vegas, NM Campus
New Mexico Highlands University is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer, making decisions without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected
class. We are committed to the University values of diversity,
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Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant
Position start date after July 1, 2021.
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Documents Needed to Apply
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Public Job Posting
- Internal Job Posting
- Agency Referral
- Personal Referral
- Do you have a bachelor's degree?
- How many years of experience do you have in this type of
- Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
- Are you available to work weekends?
- What is your Philosophy for serving students?
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
- Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
- Letter(s) of Recommendation
- List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and