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Campus Recreation Coordinator

New Mexico Highlands University
New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Sep 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Athletics, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Position Campus Recreation Coordinator Full Time/Part Time Full Time Job Type Regular Position Summary
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 Programming. 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. Preferred Qualifications
- 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 License; 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 facilities; Physical Demands
-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. Working Environment
-Work is performed mainly in an office/recreation facility setting. Pay Rate $39,020.80 Work Location/Campus Center Las Vegas, NM Campus EEO Statement
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, accessibility, excellence, and responsiveness. For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or email Visit the link below for more information regarding affirmative action and equal opportunity: Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW
Posting Number AS485P Open Date 07/01/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicant
Position start date after July 1, 2021. Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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