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Coordinator II, Sport Programs

Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 23, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Coordinator II, Sport Programs

Job Summary
The Coordinator II, Sport Programs coordinates the day-to-day operations of a variety of student sports programs, including intramural sports, sport clubs, and special events.

FGCU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity and Access Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, veteran status, and any other protected class(es), as required by applicable state and federal law, as well as University regulations and policies.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Assists in the development, planning, and implementation of Sport Programs, including intramural sports, sport clubs, and special events.
  • Provides leadership oversight of sport clubs programs to include risk management, fiscal management, travel, and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements marketing and promotional programs for Sport Programs. Engages the FGCU community to participate in sport offerings through strategic marketing and outreach initiatives.
  • Assists in administering the intramural programs based on current trends to provide innovative recreational sports opportunities that meet the needs of the FGCU community. Develops, plans, and manages intramural sport leagues and tournaments through Fusion.
  • Coordinates data collection, participant surveys, and program assessments to advise program recommendations.
  • Assists with the purchase and maintenance of necessary equipment and supplies, including contract negotiations related to purchasing and leasing of equipment. Prepares requisitions and/or purchase orders.
  • Assists in establishing, implementing, and evaluating the operating policies and procedures of all assigned Sports programs. Ensures programs operate within departmental and university guidelines for risk management, fiscal operations, and personnel administration.
  • Assists with hiring, training, and supervising student workers and temporary support staff that support operations for approximately thirty-five sport programs, including Officials, Sport Supervisors, and Sport Program Assistants.
  • Conducts staff and officials' trainings, in-services, participant meetings, and participant or staff disciplinary meetings as necessary. Trains with a focus on student development, leadership education, and operation efficiency.
  • Assists with the development, management, and distribution of organizational budgets including fundraising strategies.
  • Advises the Sport Club Executive Council and is responsible for budget allocations, sport club discipline, community service, and additional projects.
  • Manages Sport Programs' mentor program; upholds and implements disciplinary and recognition initiatives while fostering team unity.

Other Duties:
  • Serves on committees representing the department as assigned.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:
  • This position requires either six years of directly related full-time experience or, as an alternative, a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, or closely related field and two years of full-time experience directly related to the job functions.
  • Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
  • Experience operating a personal computer and proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications or able to obtain within three months of employment.
  • Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, or closely related field
  • Two years of full-time professional experience in higher education campus recreation related to the position.
  • Experience scheduling and supervising the work of student employees.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of recreation, intramural sports, and Sport Clubs programming
  • Knowledge of student intellectual, emotional and social development theory, techniques and research.
  • Knowledge of risk management standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of inventory control principles and methods.
  • Knowledge of marketing principles including promotion, fundraising, and public relations.
  • Knowledge of budget control principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects.
  • Demonstrated skill with scheduling, event planning, and logistics coordination.
  • Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes an equitable environment.
  • Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.
  • Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.
  • Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance, and motivation.
  • Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary.

Pay Grade: 15

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