Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Coordinator of Recreation Center Programming.
This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing position.
The individual is responsible on a daily basis, Monday through Friday, flexible work hours especially during the academic year where the position will support late afternoon and nighttime programming. Student focused, to provide oversight for the front membership desk of the college’s recreation center, digital messaging and social media communication.
Committed to Excellence on and off the Field For over 150 years, Rhode Island College has proudly provided our students with some of the best support services in the country, including educational opportunities and high standards of academic excellence. As Rhode Island’s first public institution of higher education, RIC has been and will continue to be a leader in preparing talented professionals to succeed in the workforce. Part of RIC’s commitment is providing a highly competitive intercollegiate athletic program, in addition to delivering quality club sports and recreation for all students who wish to participate. RIC’s intercollegiate athletic program is a national leader in furnishing academic support, life skills programming, competitive scheduling and quality coaching – all in the name of recruiting, training and retaining the region’s best student-athletes.
A Program of Distinction Rhode Island College first introduced intercollegiate athletics in the 1920’s, but never in our long history has our program experienced the unprecedented growth and success that it has over the past quarter century. Since 1995 a dedicated team of coaches and staff has been working tirelessly to ensure that RIC student-athletes remain among the most competitive in the region, both academically and athletically.
Over the past decade the college has enjoyed its greatest period of success as one of the nation’s top public institutions; virtually all of RIC’s sports have challenged for conference and regional titles. In recent years, the men’s basketball team qualified for the NCAA Tournament for eight consecutive seasons, the women’s basketball program won three league titles and made two trips to the NCAA Tournament, the men’s golf team captured five straight conference titles and made five consecutive NCAA Championship appearances, the women’s tennis team won five conference titles and made four trips to the NCAA Championship, and the women’s track and field program won three league titles and sent many individuals to the NCAA Championship.
RIC regularly finishes in the top third in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup national standings, presented by National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the most successful college athletics programs. RIC student-athletes consistently maintain superior levels of academic excellence, evidenced by high overall GPAs and high retention and graduation rates.
-Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline
-At least two years’ experience gained at the college level in a recreational/environmental/intercollegiate athletic environment
-Good interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
-Ability to work with a diversified population
-Strong knowledge and ability with computers and web-based programs
Application deadline: 4/18/2023
Proposed starting salary: $55,000-$60,000
For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see https://employment.ric.edu/. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application. www.ric.edu