Location: SCSU Main Campus, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Probationary
The Department of Campus Recreation provides a variety of programs, services and events, which strive to engage students and others in the St. Cloud State University community by attainment of healthy lifestyle behaviors that will carry forward throughout their lifespan. With recreation as a major theme for the University's strategic plan, the Coordinator of Competitive Sports is expected to provide opportunities that enhance student success, develop a comprehensive recreation program including intramurals, club sports and e sports. Incumbent must commit to continuous learning/improvement in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and cultural competence. Support NIRSA goals and objectives for student and professional development. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the intramural sports program including marketing, leagues scheduling, payroll, and human resource functions for student staff.
Coordinate all administrative aspects of competitive programs including: developing policies, procedures and sport specific rules related to competitive sports. Develop policy, program philosophy, and program delivery for e sports. Manage staffing for club sport practices and events. Responsible for planning, organizing, and evaluating all activities associated with the Intramural Sports Programs including several extramural tournaments. This includes the supervising and mentoring of student employees and scheduling leagues & tournaments. Develop an annual program/timeline for the Intramural Sports program, club, and e sports.
Responsible for recruitment, training, scheduling and evaluation of student staff including sports officials, scorekeepers, program assistants, graduate assistants, sport club officers. Provide on-site training and supervision of student staff. Organize, schedule, and lead bi-weekly Intramural Sports Supervisor meetings.
Ensure safety of participants in all areas of oversight. Assist with the assessment, evaluation, and mitigation of risk for competitive sports programs and facilities.
Maintain records of all league standings, sportsmanship, and participation rates for intramural sports. Manage IMLeagues and/or Fusion. Implement methods for assessing programs. Develop and execute assessment of programs and/or services for areas of responsibility including but not limited to setting and implementing goals, evaluating outcomes and ongoing enhancement.
Participate in assigned special events, training activities, and other programs in conjunction with campus partners such as Student Affairs. Serve on departmental and university committees. Serve as liaison Residence Halls, IFC, Pan-Hellenic, and Admissions Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population with those from various cultural backgrounds, specific needs, or limitations.
Other duties as assigned to ensure the smooth functioning of the department and maintain the reputation of the organization as a viable business partner.
Bachelor's degree in Sports Management & Recreation or a related field and 1 year professional experience required.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience within sports facility operations.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to supervise student employees.
Ability to work as part of, and lead, a team that collaborates effectively with colleagues.
Evidence of demonstrated ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle choices.
American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA certification or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire.
Master's degree in in Sports Management & Recreation or a related field preferred.
Experience working in a collegiate/community recreation environment.
IM Leagues and Fusion understanding.
NIRSA understanding for academic and student professional development.
Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.
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GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career. Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River.