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Coordinator of Competitive Sports - Intramurals

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Recreation & Leisure Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Athletics, Student Activities & Services
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Full Time
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Working Title

Coordinator of Competitive Sports - Intramurals

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Main UNCW Campus


Campus Recreation - 40120


Student Affairs - 40000 Division

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation/Competitive Sports. The Coordinator will assist with the overall planning, coordinating and assessment of a comprehensive Competitive Sports Program. Responsibilities include planning, assessing, and managing the day-to-day operations of the Sports Officials Development Program, assisting in the management and scheduling of the Intramural Sports Program, and serve as an advisor for select sport clubs within the Sport Club Program. The Coordinator also plans, assesses, and coordinates assigned Special Event and Extramural programs and handles various administrative tasks.

Specific Functions / Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Director of Campus Recreation, Associate Director and Assistant Director in the operation and administration of a multi-faceted recreation program
  • Assist with the development of an overall plan inclusive of goals and objectives for the implementation of the Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs and Special Event Programs
  • Coordinate the planning and evaluation of the Sports Officials Development Program, including: training clinics, on-field/court evaluations, awards and recognition
  • Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, mentor and evaluate competitive sport team members (such as: program assistants, supervisors, and officials). Supervise the daily work functions of assigned staff in program delivery based on programming needs, including payroll reports
  • Serve as an Advisor/Mentor to assigned sport clubs to include re-registration process, budget management and annual creation of budget proposal, provide trainings (conflict resolution, risk management, tournament scheduling, etc.) or assist with potential new club registration
  • Assist with Sport Club Council Advisory Board to include trainings, annual reviews of manuals and procedures, etc
  • Collaborate with marketing staff to identify and develop marketing strategies and promotional efforts to educate campus community about competitive sport programming
  • Share in the training, supervision, and mentoring of assigned graduate assistants and intern/practicum students
  • Assist in administrative tasks to include: policy and procedure development, budget preparation (tracking and reconciling on monthly and annual basis, and projections), risk management policies and emergency procedures, and completing annual reports
  • Share in evaluating, updating, and revising all manuals, handbooks, waivers, and informed consent forms, team member personnel files (performance appraisals, performance coaching memos, and certification logs) and outdoor facilities’ policies and procedures
  • Maintain competitive sport inventory and documentation and coordinate routine inspections of equipment and facilities, maintenance schedules, and safety checklists
  • Maintain affiliations with national, regional, and state recreation associations and attend related meetings/conferences. To include serving on extramural tournament committees, and actively pursue local officiating opportunities for personal growth or student development opportunities
  • Support university programs outside of Campus Recreation through collaboration, outreach, and mentorship (example would be e-sports)
  • Build effective relationships with various departments across campus
  • Create a welcoming environment that supports UNCW’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Perform other related duties as assigned related to the organizations vision, mission and values

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions
  • One year of intramural programming experience
  • Supervisory or related transferable skills
  • Ability to delegate tasks as appropriate

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Exercise Science/Physiology or related field
  • Graduate Assistant experience in collegiate recreation programming
  • 2 years of direct experience with:
    • Student personnel supervision at the collegiate recreation level
    • Implementation and management of Officials Training at the collegiate level

Required Certifications or Licensures

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSURE REQUIRED : (or can become obtained after hire):
  • American Red Cross Instructor training for First Aid, CPR / AED, Blood borne Pathogen.
  • American Red Cross CPR / AED /First Aid Certification

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Department of Campus Recreation organizes and administers a variety of structured and self-directed recreational services that enhance the overall wellness of the university community. Our primary goal is to provide quality recreational experiences directed toward positive change in the physical, cognitive and social domains of the university community thus enhancing the overall educational experience. This goal is accomplished by offering a wide variety of recreational activities, conducting educational workshops and providing professional training. The Department of Campus Recreation provides a multi-faceted program, which includes: Group Exercise/Fitness Programs, Competitive Sports (Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs) Seahawk Adventure Programs, Aquatics, and Special Events. Campus Recreation at UNCW takes a “something for everyone” approach to programming.

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

Position posting close date may be extended. All applications and any corresponding materials must be submitted by 11:59pm ET on the closing date. Late applications will not be submitted.

Months Per Year

12 Months

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  3. List of 3 Professional References
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