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Job No. 512673 Competitive Sports

California State University, Bakersfield
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE: The Student Recreation Center provides optimal service in a safe and fun environment for the CSUB community to achieve physical and mental well-being, personal development, and life-long learning through innovative, student-funded, student-driven programs of fitness, sports, and wellness. Under the general direction of the Student Recreation Center (SRC) Director, the SRC Competitive Sports Coordinator provide daily mentoring, engagement, and development to CSUB students. He/she serves as a member of the SRC Leadership Team and provides direction to this group in the areas of Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, and Safety Programs based on safe operating practices, current industry trends, NIRSA standards and positive service methods.

CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Student Services Professional II


FT/PT: Full-Time

PAY PLAN: 12-month

SALARY RANGE: $4,304 - $6,120 (Anticipated hiring range $4,304 - $5,000)

PAY BASIS: Monthly

CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY: Open to all qualified applicants


FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION, applications must be received by April 12, 2022; however, the position will remain open until filled.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy [] and questions may be sent to


A. Department Programming
  • Develop, implement, manage, and evaluate all aspects of a comprehensive Intramural Sports program including opportunities for men, women, skilled, beginning, competitive, and recreational players in an environment that stresses safety, fair play, sportsmanship, and cooperation.
  • Develop annual calendar of intramural team sports, individual/dual sports, and special events stressing fun and participation in a wide range of traditional and non-traditional activities.
  • The recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, development, mentoring, supervision, and evaluation of intramural sport staff, officials, and program managers.
  • Prepare and revise Intramural Sports handbook, playing rules, policies and procedures.
  • Oversee sport specific manager's meetings, sports officials training clinics, league schedules, sports officials' assignment.
  • Work with Residence Life and the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership and other campus organizations to collaborate on Intramural Sports programming.
  • Oversee preparation of Intramural Sports playing facilities.
  • Create strategies and support systems for expanding the Sport Club program in coordination with the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership.
  • Develop a Sport Club Handbook with policies and procedures consistent with CSUB Clubs & Organizations and other CSU institutions.
  • Train and advise sport cub officers on annual activity and operation policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate and teach conflict and risk management skills to competitive sports staff.
  • Develop informal recreation opportunities to meet the needs of CSUB.
  • Participate in program area planning, goal setting, student learning outcomes and assessment.
  • Collect, analyze, maintain, and disseminate information on program usage, policies, satisfaction, service, and safety
  • Safety and Risk Management
    • Oversee program area risk management and contribute to global risk management/safety response plan for the SRC.
    • Participate in the planning and implementation of staff safety in-service training and preparedness evaluation.
    • Ensure all program equipment and facilities are maintained in safe and proper operating condition.
  • Student Development
    • Conduct regular student staff meetings for information sharing, problem-solving, staff feedback, staff support, and mentoring.
    • Assist and participate in the orientation, training, development, and recognition of the SRC student staff.
    • Work collaboratively with students, campus departments and the SRC advisory committee in the development and implementation of sports activities and events, program/service assessment, and outreach to customers.
    • Provide direct response to participant concerns and assist in conflict management and resolution regarding program issues.
    • Conduct research in order to maintain progressive and innovative systems/services as they relate to recreation programming and student development.
  • Fiscal Management
    • Develop, prepare and monitor line-item budget for assigned program areas based on program priorities and goals.
    • Assist in research, evaluation, and purchase of all program equipment.
    • Develop and maintain inventory system for all program equipment.
    • Prepare semester and annual reports for each program area.
  • Other Duties as Assigned
    • Coordinate all SRC community service efforts.
    • Establish and execute an ongoing marketing and promotions campaign including all web-based outlets, program flyers, posters, brochures, event t-shirts, etc.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of program policies and procedures consistent with CSU system and NIRSA guidelines.
    • Serve as liaison to various campus offices/departments as they relate to assigned program areas.
    • Represent the SRC on selected University and community committees, boards, and task forces.
    • Participate in professional development opportunities.
    • Perform related duties as required and assigned.
    • Occasional evening and weekend hours required.


    • An equivalent to bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in kinesiology, recreation administration, physical education, sports management or other job-related major.
    • Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional campus recreation work experience. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. Graduate assistantship positions may qualify for work experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • Candidates possessing practical work experience, especially those who demonstrate the ability to establish new programs, in a related program area, preferably in a higher education setting, will be given priority.

    • Demonstrated experience working in a collegiate/community recreation environment with strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Knowledge of standard practices and demonstrated experience in recreational sports.
    • Demonstrated skill in group supervision and leadership.
    • Previous officiating experience.
    • Previous experience providing superior customer service and/or managing a team that provides customers service in a high-volume environment.
    • Shown commitment to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, excellence and diversity.
    • Have experience serving diverse campus populations; possess excellent oral and written communication skills; strong public speaking ability.
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet deadlines.
    • Have knowledge of Window based computer systems and Microsoft applications
    • Regular and reliable attendance is required.
    • Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
    • Must be able to work occasional holidays and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.

    • A Master's degree in a directly related field
    • An understanding of the basic principles of student development and campus recreation programming.
    • Experience in budgeting and fiscal management
    • Current NIRSA member.
    • Candidates possessing practical work experience, especially those who demonstrate the ability to establish new programs, in a related program area, preferably in a higher education setting, will be given priority.
    • Demonstrated skill in developing effective working relationships within recreation staff and with other campus constituents
    • Previous experience developing, promoting, and managing successful student-directed, student-centered programs.
    • American Red Cross Instructor certification in CPR, AED, and First Aid.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: MEDIUM WORK – up to 40% of the activities involve sitting, standing, squatting, kneeling, or walking; lifting heavy weight objects limited to 50 pounds; may involve pushing and pulling objects within the weight limits.



    SCREENING: Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience, and interest in the position.

    BACKGROUND CHECK: Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    SENSITIVE POSITION: Sensitive positions are designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of the people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSU or individuals in the university community.


    Limited: The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

    GENERAL INFORMATION: It is the policy of California State University, Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.

    EEO STATEMENT: California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.


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