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Auburn University

Auburn, AL

Campus Recreation Coordinator (Informal Recreation)

LocationAuburn, Alabama, 36849
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-05-23
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-05-12

Job Description:

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Campus Recreation Department

Division Name

Student Affairs

Position Title

Campus Recreation Coordinator (Informal Recreation)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Campus Recreation a department within Student Affairs is seeking candidates for an Informal Recreation position. The individual selected will oversee the daily operations of campus recreation facilities by providing educational and recreational opportunities to students, faculty, and staff.

To learn more about Campus Recreation, please visit http://campusrec.auburn.edu/

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn .

Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit www.auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions
  • Oversees the day-to-day operations, policies, procedures, and supervision of Campus Recreation facilities including the Recreation and Wellness Center, SportsPlex, and Intramural Fields. This includes working directly with the events coordinator, building specialist staff, maintenance staff, and program areas to maintain the cleanliness and safety of the facilities.
  • Assists with the planning and review of programs, strategies, events, and schedules for all Campus Recreation facilities, including assisting with the implementation of departmental risk management strategies and emergency response exercises and trainings.
  • Monitors the informal recreation budget, ensuring that policies and procedures are followed, and that proper staffing for informal recreation employees and proper inventory levels are maintained for supplies, and equipment.
  • Oversees fitness equipment, sports rental equipment, and cleaning supplies for recreational services. Tracks sales and inventory of items at the RWC equipment desk, SportsPlex checkout desk, and student supply areas. Works with Maintenance Staff on promptly resolving facility maintenance needs.
  • Coordinates the personnel management of approximately one hundred student staff employees, which includes the recruiting, hiring, scheduling, supervising, evaluating, and mentoring of all staff members.
  • Develops action plans to maximize activity space offerings and recreational equipment that enhances member satisfaction and increases active usage numbers.
  • Compiles statistical data and provides and maintains reports used in the assessment and revision of goals, policies, and procedures. Delivers presentations to professional staff on findings.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, and monitoring of short and long-range plans for informal recreation spaces within Campus Recreation facilities that is consistent with the mission of the university and goals of the Division of Student Affairs.
  • May provide administrative support for Campus Recreation which may include payroll verification, coordination of special equipment requests, and record keeping.
Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Recreation, Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Business, Exercise Science, or related field

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Sports or recreational programming in a collegiate/community recreational environment.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II requires a degree in the disciplines listed above two years’ experience in sports or recreational programming in a collegiate/community recreational environment.

Level III requires a degree in the disciplines listed above four years’ experience in sports or recreational programming in a collegiate/community recreational environment.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Some positions may require content specific certification and/or licensing

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Recreation Administration, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Direct personnel management experience of a large collegiate recreation student staff, including experience recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating
  • Experience with recreational facility operations in higher education
  • Knowledge in facility management software, such as Innosoft Fusion, staff scheduling software, such as When To Work, and timekeeping software such as Kronos
  • American Red Cross First Aid/ AED / CPR Instructor Certified
Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$38,233 - $65,500

Job Category

Student Affairs

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Closing Date


EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (www.auemployment.com)
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Business, Exercise Science, or related field, OR 8 years of experience to use in lieu of a degree?
    • Yes
    • No

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