Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Staff Posted On: Thu Jul 11 2019 Job Description:
This position is responsible for general O'Connell Athletic Center Operations, scheduling of facility for athletic contests/practices, recreation and intramural programs, rental agreements, special event planning, and membership coordination. Additionally, the position supports the physical fitness for students of the University of Saint Joseph who do not participate in intercollegiate sports, but want to stay fit and healthy. The incumbent identifies and implements innovative ways to increase overall participation in intramural and recreational sports. The Athletic Department is a fast paced, intensive, high energy environment. Coaches and Staff work intensive schedules including weekends and evenings.
Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to)
Responsible for department compliance with all College, NCAA Division III and GNAC policies.
Maintains general facility operations and coordinates the O'Connell Athletic Center and other athletic facilities on campus regarding scheduling of facility for use for athletic, recreation and intramural programs and rental use
Develops and implements recreation, intramural and fitness programs that serve the needs of the students, faculty, staff and community and increases overall participation in these activities
Coordinates/supervises all athletic special events including tournaments, NCAA & league tournaments, Fall Tailgating Event, annual celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Week activities annual awards ceremonies, leadership events and student/athlete Dean's list events.
Coordinates team travel for all sport programs.
Maintains student-athlete handbook and Staff Policies and Procedure Manuel.
Serves as Advisor or Co-Advisor for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
May serve as the NCAA Senior Women Administrator
Oversees membership program for the O'Connell Athletic Center including developing and managing public relations efforts, and providing information to members
Acts as scheduling coordinator for intercollegiate athletic contests, including sending and organizing game contracts.
Experience in College Athletic Administration strongly preferred
Able to function independently while operating effectively within a team environment
Excellent oral and written skills and ability to communicate comfortably with students, colleagues, and external constituents
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Professional, courteous demeanor and appearance; ability to engage positively and work professionally with students, faculty, staff and administration and represent the University professionally to the public
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.