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Coordinator, Student Engagement - Student Life

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Please complete the employment section of your application as well as attach your cover letter, resume and Bachelor's Degree in applicable field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. All documents included in your online employment application become the property Texas A&M University – Texarkana. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New Employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening. Following the priority deadline , applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a department supervisor. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, we will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with the department supervisor. The system will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout the system. Texas A&M University-Texarkana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Coordinator, Student Engagement - Student Life
Posting Title Coordinator, Student Engagement - Student Life
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - TEXARKANA (TAMUT)
Department STUDENT LIFE / 22-161200
Posting Number S01171FY17
Salary Commensurate
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location Texarkana
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Coordinator of Student Engagement/Campus Recreation is responsible for organizing, administering, supervising and evaluating the intramural and fitness center components of the recreation program within the University Center, including the hiring, training, scheduling, supervision and payroll preparation for all intramural and fitness student employees. Campus Recreation is a part of the Student Services Department within the division of Student Engagement and Success.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Three years of related experience in coordinating events.

Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.

Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with other.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends.

Preferred Education and Experience

Experience in a programmatic position in recreation or sports.

Thorough knowledge of sports and their organization and administration.

Knowledge of the area of facility management and maintenance.

Ability to deal with staff members, students and/or faculty on a daily basis.

CPR/First Aid Instructor as required.

Master’s Degree.

Two (2) or more years’ experience in Intramural Sports, Fitness or Wellness.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Coordination of intramural sports leagues including promotion, registrations, scheduling of games, playoffs, awards, equipment maintenance and risk management, as well as hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of student referees.

Maintain accurate participation records as well as financial records for all intramural sports.

Develop marketing plan and publicity for each activity through various university media.

Work with Coordinator of Student Engagement/Activities to promote an active program that encourages the holistic development of students.

Develop and maintain appropriate rules to ensure safety of participants.

Mediate disputes that arise in the course of intramural games.

Supervise and plan activity and physical wellness in the fitness center and studio.

Teach or arrange instructors for classes that promote the health and wellness of student, faculty and staff.

Develop budgets for events and student led activities.

Ensure completion of after-action reports for relevant activities.

Assess and mitigate possible risk associated with campus recreational activities.

Lead student workshops concerning issues such as university rules and policies, leadership development, and risk management.

Communicates effectively and works well with faculty, staff, students, and public.

Promotes a positive environment.

Evaluates work methods and makes suggestions to improve procedures and job efficiency.

Demonstrates student services attitude in all interactions with students by providing cordial, caring, thorough, and encouraging assistance and direction.

Advise various student organizations.

Completes other tasks as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Workplace Diversity
    • Work in Texas
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Job Fair
    • GettingHired.com
    • RecruitMilitary.com
    • This Website
    • Other
  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in applicable field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have equivalent combination of education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have three (3) years of related experience in coordinating events?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Can you work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you aware this position is located at Texas A&M University - Texarkana and not College Station?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript