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We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
Recreational Sports offers members of the UC Berkeley community a wide variety of fitness and wellness programs. Programs and services range from group fitness, aquatics, adventure trips, drop-in fitness and recreation, intramural sports, sport clubs, personal training, WorkFit, and many other activities. Recreational Sports is enhanced by its indoor and outdoor facilities, including three indoor locations, four pools, five tennis courts, and an outdoor adventure center at the Berkeley Marina. Intramural Sports offers students and Rec Sports members the opportunity to play their favorite sport on a competitive or recreational level.
Berkeley Recreational Sports hires enthusiastic, hard-working employees who enjoy interacting with our student, faculty, staff, and community members in a positive way. Our members use the recreation facilities to have fun, stay fit, enjoy friendly competition, and relieve stress in a clean, healthy environment.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 7, 2022
The Intramural Sports program provides recreational and competitive campus and virtual leagues for over 4000 students each semester. The Esports program will provide recreational and competitive sport programming that is inclusive, adaptive and appropriate for individuals with a variety of abilities.
The Intramural Sports Coordinator will administer the day to day operations of Intramural Sports and Esports by assisting with the development of timelines, program policies, budgetary controls, student employee CalTime entries, programmatic goals and objectives.
Plans, organizes and implements in-person and virtual recreational programs (Intramurals, Esports, and other adult sports programs).
Supervises employee performance, career development and adherence to job standards.
Provides primary supervision of student staff and interns.
Selects, trains, develops and supervises student staff and interns.
Reviews and approves student employee payroll.
Submit requests for use of recreational facilities.
Oversee inventory, storage, budget and maintenance of sports and recreational equipment.
Maintains files, records and prepares reports as necessary.
Monitors budget and makes budget recommendations to manager for assigned activities/programs.
Designs, revises and implements program policies and procedures including identifying and managing programming safety risks, making risk-avoidance adjustments to current operations, and preparing and implementing action plans to decrease risk factors.
Assists with appropriate public relations and promotional programs and works to develop partnerships with community partners and volunteers focused on Esports and IM Sports programs.
Esports community center management.
Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization, internally and externally.
Strong service orientation, program management, sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking, developing original ideas, creative problem solving skills in a varied and challenging environment.
Experience administering in-person and virtual sport programming for individuals of varying abilities.
Interpersonal skills to interact effectively in-person and virtually with people from diverse backgrounds.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Red Cross CPR required.
Standard First Aid Training Certification required.
Has knowledge of or ability to learn program activity and industry best practices.
Must be able to work effectively, across all organization levels, internally and externally.
Client service minded, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking.
Must have demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Must be proficient in the use of basic computer applications.
Knowledge of or ability to learn campus policies and procedures.
Master's Degree in related area and/or equivalent experience / training preferred.
Minimum two years experience administering recreational Intramural Sports and Esports at the collegiate level and/or equivalent experience / training preferred.
Working knowledge of or ability to learn recreation management software such as IM Leagues and Fusion Innosoft preferred.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $43,200.00 - $60,000.00. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
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This is a career, 100% full-time, 40-hours per week appointment, eligible for full UC benefits.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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