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Recreation Coordinator for Competitive Sports

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Official Title: Recreation Coordinator for Competitive Sports
Business Title: Recreation Program Supervisor
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $42,600-$43,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12-month, annual, fixed-term renewable
Position Summary: UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.
Responsibilities

Manage the Intramural Sport Program:
  • Develop and coordinate seasonal sport leagues, tournaments, and events based on student interest

  • Keep abreast of new developments in Intramurals to provide new programs and activities to meet student needs.

  • Develop and update policy handbook and training manuals

  • Recruit, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate student employees

  • Assist with the budget, annual report, and record keeping development, implementation, and oversight

  • Assist with HRS validation of student payroll

  • Develop and conduct officials' clinics

  • Maintain and order sports equipment (includes bid investigation, purchasing, as well as inspection, and repair/replacement of equipment)

  • Seek out opportunities for extramural participation within NIRSA, WIRSA, or other

  • Actively market Intramurals; attend fairs and interest meetings and other events to promote Intramurals; w ork closely with Res Hall and Greek Life staff to develop and market program

Manage the Sport Club Program:
  • Develop and manage Sport Club program based on student interest

  • Keep abreast of new developments in Sport Clubs to provide new programs and activities to meet student needs.

  • Develop and update policy handbook and training manuals

  • Recruit, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate student employees

  • Assist with the budget development, implementation, and oversight

  • Assist with the annual report and record keeping development

  • Assist with HRS validation of student payroll

  • Oversee management of all club operations including budget, travel, risk management, advisors, and coaches

  • Monitor and approve all activities including fundraising, volunteering, practices, and competitions

  • Develop and maintain a master inventory of club equipment including valuation

  • Seek out opportunities for extramural participation within NIRSA, WIRSA, or other

  • Seek out opportunities to host, and coordinate the operations of state, regional, and/or national competitions

  • Actively market Sport Clubs; attend fairs and interest meetings and other events to promote Sport Clubs

Departmental Support Additional Areas
  • Based on experience and interests, support departmental mission through one or more of the following areas: Social Media; Graphic Design; Risk Management; Student Leadership, Development and Recognition; Assessment

  • Other duties/tasks as assigned based on departmental need and professional development.


Qualifications
Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management, Sports Management, or related field (demonstrate transferrable skills)

  • Demonstrated experience leading sport programs

  • Prior experience in officiating, training officials, or coordinating officiating clinics

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and commitment to customer service

  • Ability to work within unit, campus, system, state, and federal policy

  • Demonstrated commitment to the ideals of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and those students who are traditionally underrepresented


Preferred:
  • A Master’s degree in Recreation Management, Sports Management, or related field

  • Demonstrated ability to work positively within a team environment, and to engage and inspire student leadership through effective mentoring and training

  • Experience with management, development and supervision of Competitive Sport programs in higher education recreation

  • Officiating/Refereeing Certification


To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by May 8th are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

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UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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