Responsibilities

 

Administer and implement a comprehensive, campus-wide Intramural Sports program including leagues and tournaments comprised of gender specific, co-ed, recreational, and competitive programs. Train, schedule, and supervise student staff to accomplish program goals and to manage facilities, both indoor and outdoor. Implement and review program goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. Assist and support budget planning, monitor expenses, as well as assess, promote, and market program offerings. Serve as the department liaison and primary contact for departmental and campus-wide Special Events throughout the year. These events will promote Recreation programs and build relationships with our campus clientele. Assist with Sport Clubs, Camp C-Woo and special group event rentals of the Recreation Center.

Job Duties

- Plan, organize, schedule, and administer the participant registration process for approximately 1,200 students per quarter for an Intramural Sports (IM Sports) program, which offers 10 to 15 sport leagues per quarter as well as one-time tournaments, & special events.

Supervisor Duties 
- Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate student personnel, including site supervisors and game officials. Supervise approximately 40 student employees who may each work between 9-20 hours per week. Responsible to schedule work hours to ensure all services can be adequately delivered to our campus clientele. Monitor and evaluate intramural events while in progress and be available during the hours of IM Sports competition to provide professional guidance for the IM Sports staff. Transport sports equipment to applicable athletic fields as necessary.
- Assist with the supervision of Sport clubs (i.e. purchasing of equipment, travel arrangements, and advising).
- Assist with coordinating large special events and sport club events (college rodeo, national archery tournament, cycling races, AAU tournaments, club fair, etc.)
- Represent the Recreation Department as a member of campus-wide event planning committees, including, but not limited to: Discover!, New Student Orientations, Wildcat Welcome Weekend, Homecoming, Parent’s and Family Weekend, Student Appreciation Day, etc.
- Lead and coordinate with other university recreation personnel to implement a variety of department-sponsored special events (ie. National Recreational Sports & Fitness Day, National Girls & Women in Sports Day, Fitness Challenge, etc.)
- Collaborate with both on- and off-campus entities to advance the programs and image of University Recreation, Campus Life, Student Affairs, and Central Washington University.
- Assist with creating marketing strategies for programs, which incorporates providing current website and social media content. Present, market, and promote the role of IM Sports to various groups (i.e. prospective students, orientation sessions, campus residents, campus clubs, administration, etc.)
- Assist with strategic planning, including goals, objectives, and action plans. Complete written assessments with appropriate documentation at the completion of each IM season/special event.
- Influence and recommend budget planning and justification. Is the responsible signatory authority for the day-to-day management of the IM Sports Budget, including the student payroll expenses and purchase and inventory of equipment and supplies. Assist in developing, reviewing, and enforcing of department policies and procedures.
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience, training, and/or education
  • Experience in Physical Education or Recreation
  • One year of significant responsibility for program planning and administration
  • Experience in sports officiating and officials development
  • Risk management knowledge and experience as it relates to recreational/athletic events
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • CPR & First Aid training must be completed within 30 days of hire
  • Must attend the University van driver-training course and pass the exam within the first 3 months of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of rules of play for flag football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball, dodgeball, badminton, tennis, and/or racquetball
  • Desired interest in experiential education and comfort with technical skills necessary to lead challenge course experiences
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Commitment to individual student development
  • Experience working with League Scheduling Software, basic word processing, and spreadsheets (MS Office)

Competencies

  • Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
  • Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
  • Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
  • Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.

Company Profile

The doors of the Washington State Normal School in Ellensburg opened in 1891. Mr. Benjamin Franklin Barge was the first principal of the school, which was founded to educate future elementary and junior high teachers. Classes were held at the Washington Public School until the normal school's first building, Barge Hall, opened in 1893. The normal school became Central Washington College of Education in 1937, Central Washington State College in 1961, and Central Washington University in 1977.
Today CWU is a comprehensive university that provides high quality programs to more than 13,000 people at eight locations. CWU is co-located with community colleges in Edmonds, Everett, Des Moines, Steilacoom/Puyallup, Kent, Yakima, Moses Lake, and Wenatchee, where students can complete baccalaureate degrees without leaving their communities. A new dual admission program allows community college students to be admitted to CWU when they are admitted to a college, streamlining the admissions, advising, and transfer processes. CWU also serves more students on-line than any other comprehensive university in Washington. "Finish Line" is an online campus launched in fall 2011 to enable people to complete degrees online.


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