Under the direction of the Competitive Sports Coordinator, this position will be responsible for assisting with the coordination and implementation of the Intramural Sports & Sport Club Programs at San Diego State University. Responsibilities will include development and implementation of a comprehensive intramural sports program that includes leagues, tournaments and special events; development and education of competitive sports staff and team leaders; and development and implementation of policies, procedures and practices to govern the program in a safe, reputable, sustainable, and accessible manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists with the planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of competitive sports programs (Intramural individual and team sports, E-Sports, Sport Clubs and Special Events)
Ensures the recreational sports programs are conducted in accordance with established service standards
Ensures the Intramural Sports Program offers a balanced assortment of structured contests, tournaments and league sports for participants in all skill levels
Hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates program staff including sport officials, supervisors, leads and office staff
Supervises special events, Intramural activities and sports club practice/competitions
Assists with oversight for sports club teams, their coaches and student leaders
Manages the dissemination of information through a variety of social media outlets
Assists with training and orientation of sports club officers and coaches
Assists with making programming changes, needs and ideas to enhance membership growth
Ensures the development, planning coordination and management of all program opportunities that attract and retain members to the Aztec Recreation Center
Ensures that programs are conducted in accordance with approved rules and regulations that address participant safety as a high priority
Recommends future revisions to programs and facilities using member feedback
Follows all guidelines that maintain proper event approval procedures are followed
Four year degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Kinesiology/Exercise Science, or a related field
Master's degree preferred
Minimum two years' experience administering intramural sports or sport clubs or similar recreation program on a college level required (or two years Graduate Assistantship experience)
Licenses & Certifications:
American Red Cross AED, CPR and First-Aid certification required (within the first 30 days of hire)
American Red Cross AED, CPR and First-Aid instructor certification preferred
A valid California Drivers' License and proof of automobile insurance is required
Must complete Gender Awareness, Computer Security, and Sexual Harassment Prevention for Supervisors trainings within 30 days of hire
Capable of maintaining positive working relationships with staff, University, customers and vendors
Ability to work with a diverse, frequently-changing population of students and faculty
Strong organizational skills required. Must be able to follow oral and written directions and follow projects through to completion
Must be energetic, self-motivated and goal oriented
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge of recreation sports industry and best practices
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to relate and communicate effectively with a diverse population of students, staff, faculty, colleagues and guests
Ability to operate a computer, proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn and utilize new software programs
Well organized, ability to effectively multi-task, ability to prioritize work, problem solve, make decisions and meet scheduled deadlines under pressure
Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision
Working knowledge of the techniques necessary in coordinating the interest of students into an acceptable program
General knowledge of budgeting principles
SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS
This is a full-time position. Flexibility and willingness to work long and irregular hours and days, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed by program schedule.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work conditions may vary depending upon the location of programs; programs may occur indoors and outdoors, therefore requiring exposure to a variety of elements. While working indoors, the lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. While working outdoors, the work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: sun, heat/cold, wind, rain, weather, dust, pollens and other environmental risks.
This position may also call for occasional business-related driving.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements include talking, listening, sitting, standing, walking, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, and use of office equipment including but not limited to computers, scanners, printers, telephones, copiers, fax machines, digital cameras, corrected vision and hearing to standard range. Must be able to recognize and respond to emergencies and prevent injuries.
Inside the Organization:
Reports to the Competitive Sports Coordinator
Works closely with the Assistant Director of Competitive Sports & Outdoor Programs
Competitive Sports Program Assistant(s)
Competitive Sports Lead or Office Supervisor
5-10 Site Supervisors
IM Site Supervisors (5-8)
IM Officials (25-35)
Works closely and collaborates with the Aztec Recreation staff
Works closely with MBAC staff
Collaborates with sports club coaches, team captains and team presidents
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered this position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.