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Coordinator of Campus Recreation - Office of Student Engagement - Alfred State College

Alfred State College
Alfred, NY 14802
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Location: Alfred, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Apr 20 2021 Job Description:


The Coordinator of Campus Recreation provides comprehensive administrative supervision over programming, personnel, budgets, risk management, recreational amenities and upkeep as well as certifications required to use such spaces. Through a number of student based resources and campus based amenities, the Coordinator will oversee the support of our Intramural and Club based initiatives and be designated for oversight of our campus recreational amenities such as the Climbing Wall, Ropes Course, Pioneer Trail, Pioneer Tubing Hill and our Outdoor Multipurpose Court. Campus Recreation is a part of the Student Affairs division at Alfred State and will directly report to the Director of Student Engagement.


Reports to: Director of Student Engagement

Supervises: 12-15 Recreation Leaders


Intramural Sports

  • Recruit, select, and train all student employees
  • Implementation of comprehensive Fall and Spring sports schedule
  • Oversight of facilities, amenities and playing areas for maintenance, preparation, safety and scheduling

Outdoor Recreation

  • Oversight of related equipment, to including inventory management, repair and replacement, check out processes, and liability waivers
  • Implementation of multiple excursion events each fall and spring semester
  • Administration of agreement with local climbing/bouldering center

Indoor Recreation

  • Oversight of the campus Rock Wall located in the Student Leadership Center.
  • Oversight of the ropes course located within the Student Leadership Center
  • Administration of agreement with local climbing/bouldering center

Club Sports

  • Serve as primary affinity advisor to all recreational club sports (currently Pioneer Woodsman, Archery and other non-intercollegiate competitive clubs)
  • Ensure implementation of annual schedule, league compliance and registration, and open recruitment
  • Connect and resource qualified coaches to existing and future Club sports teams
  • Work to increase club sport offerings in number of options and with special emphasis on seeking out women's opportunities

Secondary Functions

  • Budget oversight for all functional areas
  • Office oversight and supervision of related staff and scheduling
  • Assessment of offerings and student needs in all areas
  • Work with related departments and facility managers to obtain use of effective programming space
  • Policy and procedure review, implementation, and enforcement
  • Regular analysis of current program and service trends within field of Campus Recreation



Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Sport Management or appropriate related field.
  • Two years of experience in the promotion, design, development, and administration of recreational programs
  • Valid driver's license and/or ability to obtain valid driver's license.


  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Familiarity with a broad range of recreational equipment and the ability to maintain equipment inventory including procurement and rental operations.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing/facilitating a low ropes challenge course and/or indoor climbing wall.
  • Familiarity with inspecting facility for risk management or maintenance concerns and resolving problems independently prior to activity.
  • Current membership/involvement in one or more of the following professional organizations: ACCT, AEE, AMGA, AORE, NOLS, NIRSA, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in the training and supervision of student employees and volunteers to accomplish program operations.
  • Availability to work flexible schedule, evenings and weekends depending on activities being offered.
  • Ability to communicate proficiently both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience with successful event management and/or coordination.
  • Possess American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor certification or must obtain within the first year of employment.
  • Current National Certification or equivalent in one of the following: ACCT Level 1 Challenge Course Practitioner; ACCT Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner; ACCT Challenge Course Manager; AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor; PCIA Top Rope Climbing Instructor; and/or AMGA Single Pitch Instructor
  • Demonstrated experience using and maintaining a wide range of outdoor equipment as a component of a rental operation.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite 2010 or equivalent product.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

Public Notice/ Non-discrimination Notice

Alfred State College does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, Veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, et cetera in its programs and activities.

The following persons has have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Nikkie Herman
Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator Equity Inclusion and Title IX
Alfred State College
10 Upper College Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
[email protected]

All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.

This report is available on the college's website at: http://www.alfredstate.edu/university-police/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report

If you would like to receive the combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop in and request one at the University Police Department, located in the TG House on Lower College Drive. You can also request a copy by calling the University Police Secretary at 607-587-3992.


Posted: 2021-04-21 Expires: 2021-05-23

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