Adjunct Club Sport Coordinator - Recreation and Wellness
Job no: 494284
Position type: EAP - 12-Month Adjunct AP (Administrative Professional)
Categories: Student Services
The Club Sports Coordinator will assist in supporting daily operations and administrative oversight of the club sports program. The Club Sports Coordinator will oversee a variety of key areas for the Club Sport program, which include event, risk, and brand management, advising clubs and student leaders, and staff supervision. The Club Sport Coordinator will report to the Assistant Director of Recreation & Wellness overseeing Club Sports & Business Operations.
- Recruit, hire, schedule, supervise, and evaluate part-time student staff, interns/fieldwork students, and athletic trainers.
- Serve as the primary liaison for all Club Sport practices and events, ensuring adequate support to mitigate risk and facilitate successful operations.
- Shared administrative oversight of establishing, implementing, and enforcing accountability of payroll, budgeting/accounting and other club sport policies and guidelines.
- Individual oversight of administrative tasks related to travel, marketing/branding, communication, scheduling, facility/equipment management.
- Serve as a primary advisor to various club sport teams leadership teams, student executive committee, and student staff.
- Ensure proper enforcement and understanding of departmental, university, and program policies and procedures, working to continuously improve the club sport handbook and resources.
- Cultivate an inclusive, safe, and diverse environment; address concerns, behavior, and conduct issues as necessary.
- Ability to work nights and weekends as events or activities require.
- Other duties as assigned as they relate to supporting Club Sports programming and departmental initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
- Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Sport Management, Higher Education or related field.
- Prior experience in sports programming, risk management, and fiscal management.
- Proven leadership, management, and mentoring experience.
- Must have strong verbal & written communication skills, organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a cohesive, energetic team.
- Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification or the ability to obtain within one month of employment.
- Prior experience working with Club Sports in a higher education setting (Preferred).
- Master’s Degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Student Affairs, or Higher Education (Preferred).
- Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment (Preferred).
Work is often performed in a normal office environment, though evening and weekend work is required in various athletic facilities and settings. Some travel may be required. Coordinator will work with the Assistant Director to determine a suitable work schedule to ensure appropriate coverage of club sports practices and events.
Physical Demands: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Salary: $37,000 -$44,000
Department/Division: Recreation and Wellness
How to Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now". Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you have questions or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.
Application Deadline: Application review will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.
Grand Valley State University has a COVID-19 Vaccine policy that requires all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated. New hires will be expected to adhere to the policy unless they are eligible for allowable exemptions or postponement. We will require proper documentation upon hire. Up-to-date information can be found on our Lakers Together website.
Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org, (616) 331-9530.
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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