The Department of Recreational Sports is seeking an Operations and Membership Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Department of Recreational Sports (Rec Sports) is a unit of the Division of Student Affairs that is committed to equalizing student success. Rec Sports focuses on informing, engaging, educating, equipping and inspiring students as advocates for individual and community well-being. Rec Sports provides opportunities to enrich student development and enhance transferable skills through experiences in Rec Sports spaces, programs and services, including student employment. Rec Sports strives to promote a community where everyone belongs and thrives to contribute to a sense of community and a culture of well-being at Oregon State University (OSU).
As a department, we celebrate differences, shared interests and strive to build a workplace that is welcoming, challenging and fun. As a staff, our work is focused on a blend of visioning and developing, as we maintain a reputation of leadership in the integrated and evolving field of wellness and recreation. As a department, Rec Sports adheres to and holds itself accountable to the following values:
We are solution oriented
We are stewards
We are innovative
We are educators
We extend respect and build trust
The department consists of several functional units including the Adventure Leadership Institute (ALI), Fitness and Wellness, Operations and Member Services, Aquatics and Sport Programs.
The Recreation Operations and Membership Coordinator provides leadership, supervision and risk management oversight to Recreation Operations Staffing, building operations and customer management. The Coordinator hires, trains, evaluates and supervises Recreation Operations Staff, including lead and front line staff. The Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and overseeing positive, front line customer service to OSU Students, community members and guests, appropriate facility use, access to sporting/rental equipment, laundry sanitation. This position manages and directs the recreation operations of all department facilities. Promote, recruit and maintain membership for all eligible members. Create, implement and evaluate systems for membership sales, including ongoing analysis of membership trends, market potential, and opportunities for increased membership sales and retention
It is essential that the person in this position possesses a personal and professional commitment to providing excellent customer service while creating inclusive environments. This position is responsible for membership to Recreational Sports facilities, including access, lockers, faculty/staff, students and daily guests. This position is responsible for making decisions that are ethically sound, including the sustainability of human, environmental and fiscal resources. Manage all front-of-the-house aspects of recreation management software. The Coordinator directly supervises approximately eighty student employees. The services provided by the Recreation Operations Staff occur seven days a week and often extend past regular operating hours; including Dixon Recreation Center, Student Legacy Park, and McAlexander Fieldhouse.
The position reports to the Rec Sports Associate Director for Operations and Events and directly supervises student employees
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Sports or Rec Management, Business Administration, College Student Services Administration or related field. Certification pertaining to relevant functional area or recreation program. 1 year experience in recreational/fitness related program.
Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Student Services, Business, Education, Exercise and Sport Science, Communications or related field.
Demonstrated experience in recreation or closely related field.
Knowledge and ability in employee development, supervising, training, and evaluating of employees.
Experience interacting directly with customers and/or customer service experience
Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions that consider future implications and impacts on collaborating programs.
Demonstrated experience, knowledge and ability in supervising, training, and evaluating of employees, customers.
Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with members, alumni and university community.
Proficient with PC based computer systems and software including Microsoft Office, recreation management, and other software programs and databases.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organizational, leadership and decision making skills to prioritize workload and meet assignments while handling multiple tasks and deadlines.
Proficient in staff scheduling software.
Exceptional problem-solving skills, ability to quickly learn new concepts and methodologies as needed.
Able to work both independently and collaboratively in cross-functional teams and cross all levels to drive results.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity, such as the ability to build relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED, Standard First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens/Universal Precautions within 90 days of hire.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
The services provided by the Operations staff occur seven days a week. The Operations Coordinator may need to occasionally adjust their schedule to accommodate Operational needs on evening and weekends.
Employee may need to push, pull, lift and carry objects.
Typical work schedule will be between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. including evening and weekend hours to engage, supervise, and support Operations staff and participants.
Primarily office setting, but occasionally requires a person to be active in set-up to clean up for building operations.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience
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