Job no: 496309 Position type: full-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Athletics & Recreation
The Coordinator of Intramural Sports/Late Night oversees a comprehensive student-oriented evening/late-night fitness program at Bucknell University. Key aspects of management include drop-in group fitness classes, formal intramural and group activities, and informal fitness opportunities. Based in the Kenneth G. Langone Athletic & Recreation Center (KLARC), the position also spearheads the evening/late-night marketing initiative and special events for the office of recreation services.
This position requires flexible hours and days to accommodate Intramural Sport activities.
The Coordinator develops, plans, promotes, organizes, schedules, supervises, and evaluates the Intramural Sports program; supervises, trains, schedules, and evaluates Intramural Sports officials; and directs and manages technology use for the Intramural Sports program.
Additional responsibilities include: 1. Coordinate and schedule all intramural activities. 2. Hire, mentor, supervise, train, evaluate, and schedule student staff. 3. Serve as a primary student development link between the program and student staff. 4. Coordinate with facility personnel for scheduling and operations of intramural programs. 5. Coordinate public relations and marketing pertaining to Intramural Sports. 6. Serve on committees to support the department and University and collaborate with University colleagues to represent the department. 7. Supervise intramural events by frequent on-site presence and availability throughout the seasons to answer questions from officials and participants, help maintain control during games, and help enforce intramural sports rules and regulations including maintaining a high level of sportsmanship and penalize unsporting behavior. Behave in a professional manner when on duty or participating in the Intramural program. 8. Continually strive to maintain and improve risk management practices. 9. Monitor safety hazards such as weather conditions and coordinates emergency procedures while ensuring the safety of Intramural participants by inspecting play area and equipment prior to the start of games/events. 10. Supervise the Student Office Staff, Sports Supervisors, and Sports Officials. 11. Perform other duties as assigned.
All Athletics staff members are expected to contribute to Bucknell's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
1. Bachelor's degree 2. Maintain current CPR/AED, First Aid certification
This position requires evening and weekend work responsibilities, as needed, as well as requires the individual to be on-call to provide leadership during times programs are operating.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Two years of professional student recreation/fitness experience 2. Ability to instruct at least one genre of group fitness classes (i.e. Step Aerobics, Yoga, Kickboxing, Spinning, Pilates, etc) 3. Ability to implement a dynamic and motivating fitness programming 4. Ability to supervise groups of diverse, high-achieving, and highly intelligent individuals 5. Ability to market programs effectively to diverse student populations using social media, website, and other direct resources and methods 6. Ability to assess and solve risk management issues in fitness programs and equipment
1. Standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day
This position is provided the flexibility to work a fluctuating schedule that accommodates evening, late-night (2am), and special events.
Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell's 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.
Bucknell's beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.
The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University's main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell's surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.
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