Job Posting: Coordinator of Intramural Athletics

Mission:
As part of the Division of Student Affairs, the Ave Maria University Intramural Athletics program strives to enable students to live out an integrated vision of sports and the overall ideal of physical, moral and social development through athletic activity. The program provides students with a constructive learning experience that enables significant growth and enhances the development of values that will be critical for personal and professional success in the future.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Coordinator of Intramural Athletics is responsible for overseeing all intramural athletic events at Ave Maria University. The intramural office is responsible for coordinating and managing intramural seasons, tournaments and other athletic events on campus. The Coordinator of Intramural Athletics will:

• Coordinate the hiring, training, supervising, and evaluation of all intramural student staff.
• Collect and process employee timesheets for referees, scorekeepers and weight room monitors.
• Prepare competition schedules.
• Maintain statistics and the intramural sports website.
• Facilitate intramural sports staff meetings prior to each league/ tournament
• Market, and promote the intramural sports program to students, faculty, and staff.
• Assist with the development and implementation of all rules, regulations, and policies governing the intramural sports program, and mediate conflicts and official protests.
• Develop and implement rules and policies for all intramural leagues and tournaments as well as the student weight room.
• Ensure the proper maintenance, cleaning, storage, and inventory of all recreational sports equipment.
• Identify program equipment and supply needs.
• Purchase, maintain and repair all weight and cardio equipment for the student weight room
• Assist with the development of annual program goals and long term planning.
• Complete other staff duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management or a related field is required.
• Previous experience in intramural athletics or sports management is required.
• First Aid, CPR, and AED certification preferred.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Requires in depth knowledge of rules and officiating procedures for the following sports: dodgeball, sand volleyball, flag football, soccer, ultimate frisbee and basketball. Must have experience with Microsoft Office and related programs. Requires sufficient analytical skills to assess problems or unusual situations and develop solutions. Requires effective verbal and written communication skills including the ability to prepare and present reports. Knowledge of game supervision, risk management and emergency action procedures is preferred.

Physical skills and abilities:
Depending on the assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 - 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information.

Working Conditions:
Full time schedule (approximately 40 hours/week) primarily during evening and weekend hours over the course of the academic year (approximately ten months). Much of the work will be outside the office at athletic facilities and outdoor locations for intramural contests.

Compensation:
Total compensation for this academic year appointment is $20,000 and includes a residence hall room and University meal plan. Benefits (health insurance, and residence hall room, but not meal plan) will be provided over the summer months.

Application Process
Interested applicants should send a letter of application, résumé describing previous professional experience, and three professional references to the following address:

Ave Maria University
5050 Ave Maria Blvd
Ave Maria, FL 34142
ATTN: Division of Student Affairs

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to StudentAffairs@avemaria.edu.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.