Competitive Sports Coordinator
Minimum / Required
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum two years of experience developing and implementing sport programs
- Minimum two years of experience supervising
- Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field
- Master’s degree in Higher Education, Recreation, Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field
- College and/or high school sports officiating experience
- Experience training, evaluating, and developing sports officials
- Experience with Sport Clubs
65% - Intramural Sports
- Develop, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive Intramural Sports program that includes team sports, weekend tournaments, and individual/dual sports
- Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate approximately 40 student employees (officials, student supervisors, and a lead student manager)
- Coordinate training and evaluation programs for Intramural Sports officials
- Maintain a positive and inclusive environment, promote excellent sportsmanship, and conduct participant ejection/disciplinary hearings as necessary
- Assist in the management of the Intramural Sports budget
- Maintain all intramural-related pages of the University Recreation website and social media
- Advise a Urec student committee
- Plan and implement the Housing League, a collaborative program with Residence Life
- Identify teams and officials for participation in extramural tournaments, and facilitate participation opportunities for such events
- Maintain a positive, clean, safe and inclusive environment in all programs
- Continuously assess rules, policies and processes to improve overall program quality
- Understand and positively advocate for all program areas within University Recreation, including Facilities, Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs & Stout Adventures
- Attend all University Recreation professional staff meeting, events, and initiatives as necessary
20% Sport Clubs
- Assist with the management of the Sport Clubs Executive Board and all Sport Clubs Commission (SCC) meetings
- Assist with creating and distributing club practices and competition schedules, working with the Associate Director
- Assist with assigning a Sport Trainer, working with Athletic Trainers
- Ensure that clubs abide by university and student government (SSA) policies and procedures.
- Develop understanding of CONNECT and all related forms/functions that are utilized to support the Sport Clubs organization and marketing (travel auth., advising forms, practices, events)
15% - University Recreation Office & Multi-Purpose Room
- Manage the University Recreation Office, Multi-Purpose Room (MPR), and racquetball courts
- Supervise approximately 12 student desk attendants and a lead student manager
- Maintain daily schedules in the MPR and ensure that the pre-determined facility prioritization blocks are adhered to (open/programmed recreation, athletic team practices, and physical education classes)
- Maintain a clean and safe environment throughout the facility
- Oversee all cash management processes for the University Recreation Office
- Maintain a positive, clean, safe and inclusive environment in the University Recreation Office
- Continuously assess policies and processes to improve overall program quality
- Maintain an American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED Instructor certification in order to certify student staff semesterly
University Recreation has rich history dating back over 100 years go. Our department includes comprehensive programming including Fitness, Intramurals, Sport Clubs, Stout Adventures, and Open Recreation. Our close-knit staff has a great working relationship with our athletics department and many other areas around campus. Our department strives for continual enhancement.
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University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens in an equitable, inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an inclusive community that fosters a rich, dynamic, and collaborative environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of individual perspectives and experiences.
A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the University of Wisconsin System--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences, and an integrated liberal arts foundation.¿
UW-Stout offers 47 undergraduate and 23 graduate degrees, including 21 masters and 2 advanced degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students.
The UW-Stout campus community enjoys opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and encourages collaboration within and across disciplines and professions.
The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community
Facts and data about the university: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/meet-our-leadership/institutional-accreditation/fact-book
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
- Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
- Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.
Official transcripts required at time of hire.
Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.1279.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by October 31, 2021. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.
Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Mackenzie Stutzman
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Melissa Rappley
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/
Job Family: Supervisory