Coe College seeks dedicated and enthusiastic applicants for the position of Assistant Athletics and Recreation Director & Director of Club and Intramural Sports.
This position serves as an Assistant Athletics and Recreation Director, as part of the athletic administration team, and the Director of Club, Intramural and Auxiliary Services for the Athletics and Recreation Center. The position supports the athletic department in the strategic development, administration, implementation, and evaluation of a competitive athletic program, creative and aggressive auxiliary services program and a comprehensive club and intramural sport program.
Coe College is a member of the NCAA Division III American Rivers Conference. Learn more about Coe Athletics at www.coeathletics.com
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Provides leadership as an Assistant Athletics and Recreation Director to support the Athletic Director with overall management of the athletic department to include; budget management, facility planning/design, strategic planning, assessment, risk management, personnel management, marketing and assist with key athletic events and post-season play.
Directs the development, administration and evaluation of the Intramural and Club Sports Programs.
Serves as the Director of the Kohawk All-Sports Camp which includes, but is not limited to, recruitment and hiring of camp counselors, staff and volunteers; training of camp counselors and support staff; marketing the camps; developing effective written programs and learning outcomes of the camp’s daily activities; and record keeping and assessment of the overall program.
Works with the Intramural Assistant Director & Programming and Student Organization Coordinator to provide direction, guidance and training to all club sports officers, coaches and advisors to ensure compliance with all departmental and college rules and regulations, fostering leadership/personal development, well-being and sound financial management.
Coordinates daily practice and game schedules, travel procedures and requirements, facility reservations & membership policies for Intramural and the Club Sports program.
Works directly with the admissions department to recruit students to club sport programs and teams.
Attends admission visitation weekends to represent intramurals and club sports.
Organizes and conduct student and professional development meetings and training sessions each semester and as needed for the growth and development of the intramural and club sport programs.
Works with the Vice President for Facilities and Operations to facilitate growth in the Athletic and Recreation auxiliary programming model.
Completes additional duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree required, master’s preferred, in Sport Management, Exercise Science, Recreation/Leisure Administration, Education or related field.
Experience in collegiate recreational sports with progressive responsibilities.
Successful completion of a background check in accordance with Coe College policy.
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
Proficient in Microsoft Word.
Strong interpersonal/communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Organization and technology skills needed to effectively administrate club and intramural programs.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of the philosophy of intercollegiate sports in a liberal arts institution and be guided accordingly in all sports information and dissemination work on behalf of Coe College.
Maintain a positive working relationship with the Director of Athletics, all coaches, and student-athletes.
Dedication to the educational mission of a private, residential liberal arts college.
Ability to maintain positive relationships in a collaborative and diverse team atmosphere.
Commitment to excellent customer and/or student service.
Demonstrated ethical and responsible decision making.
Consistent attendance and accountability necessary to meet position objectives.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends when necessary.
Typical office setting – must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
Ability to attend occasional sporting events – ability to navigate several buildings and facilities on campus.
About Coe College
Coe College, a highly selective private liberal arts college, offers superior academics and exciting co-curricular activities in a thriving urban setting that promotes student growth and success. Established in 1851, Coe has a national reputation for academic excellence enhanced by a student-centered, highly supportive campus environment. With 1,400 students, Coe's attractive campus is located in the heart of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a vibrant metropolitan area of 175,000 people in Iowa's Creative Corridor, providing a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities.