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Department: Student Life
FTE: .50 FTE
Under the lead direction of the Director of Campus Recreation, the Sport Clubs Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the Sport Clubs program at Southern Oregon University (SOU). Campus Recreation provides students an opportunity to participate in structured activities at a competitive and recreational level. The department is committed to offering programs that promote an inclusive campus environment. Programs contribute to the wholeness and wellness of students by contributing to campus engagement while motivating students to achieve life balance.
The Sport Clubs Program is designed to allow all genders to participate in regional and intercollegiate competitive activities. The Sport Clubs program provides opportunities to SOU students, with mutual interests in a sporting activity, to pursue their interests and competitiveness in more depth. Each club is formed, developed, governed, and administered by student membership with the support of the Coordinator. Student leadership, interest, commitment, and participation are essential elements of a successful sport club. The Coordinator will facilitate learning experiences for members through their involvement in fundraising, public relations, organizational development, leadership administration, budgeting, and scheduling. Current recognized Sport Clubs include women's and men's lacrosse; soccer; women's rugby and Rowing. All practice sessions and tournament play are on nights and weekends and include national and regional travel.
Job responsibilities require the ability to perform independently during variable work hours that include some evenings and weekends; additionally, this position will ensure all activities meet learning objectives, safety guidelines, and that all proper permits are obtained. This position will contribute to the operations of SOU's new Recreation Center opened April 2018, and will remain integral to the planning and implementation of SOU's new Recreation Center.
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in a field related to the duties performed such as, behavior sciences, public or business administration, leisure/recreation services, sports and recreation management, or applicable field.
A minimum of 1 year professional work experience in University Intramural Sports or Sport Clubs programs administration.
Experience with inclusive sports and recreation programming, risk management, and team building/facilitation.
Effective and efficient fiscal and resource management of student-fee funded budget and balance of revenue generation.
Professional philosophy that is student-centered, service oriented with the ability to work in a constantly changing environment; a
Internal Number: 8924
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.