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Job Standard for Campus Recreation Coordinator, Associate

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Campus Recreation Coordinator, Associate Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75440
  • Pay Grade: P4
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Associate
  • Family: Student Services
  • Function: Student Activities & Services


Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Student Recreation Center including Student Staff Supervision, Facility Operations, Facility Scheduling and Event Management, as well as Risk Management and Security.

Level Scope

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant professional experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Possess a basic knowledge of student development methods and practices, facility operations and management, facility scheduling and event management, risk management and safety, and budgeting.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail, communication, and abstract problem solving skills
  • Exemplary customer service skills with the ability and willingness to communicate with a wide variety of customers, colleagues, and personnel.
  • Demonstrated strong conflict management skills and the ability to adjudicate conflict.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Campus Recreation Coordinator, Associate must:

  • Directly responsible for the hiring, scheduling, training, performance evaluations, and day-to-day supervision.
  • Provide daily, hands-on instruction and development opportunities for student staff through on-going training, coaching, and performance evaluations.
  • Serve as the Main Campus Recreation contact for all Gym Equipment purchases and ensure quality of gym equipment for daily rentals at the Equipment Desk.
  • Directly oversee the daily management, operations, regular maintenance, and troubleshooting of all recreation management software.
  • Collaborate with all Campus Recreation program areas to ensure all scheduled facility reservations and events have been coordinated and communicated to the Program in advance
  • Develop, coordinate, and lead Risk Management and Safety training for Facility Supervisors and Facility Attendants.

35% of Time the Campus Recreation Coordinator, Associate

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Campus Recreation Coordinator, Associate

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and require wearing hearing protection.

Travel Requirement

Not applicable

Career Path

Campus Recreation Coordinator

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.