State University of New York at Oswego — Coordinator of Campus Recreation for Facility Operations & Informal Recreation

The State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a temporary Coordinator of Campus Recreation for Facility Operations & Informal Recreation.

Posted: January 3, 2018

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Date of Appointment: Immediate

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff, visit: or

Description of Responsibilities: The Coordinator of Campus Recreation for Facility Operations and Informal Recreation will supervise facility operations, informal recreation programs, and special events in all campus recreation facilities.  The Coordinator will oversee all front desk operations; administer building policies and procedures; coordinate the facility reservation process; compile facility reports and participation counts; complete and follow up on all service requests for facilities; conduct monthly inspections of indoor and outdoor facilities; supervise all informal recreation, enforce policies and mediate participant issues; recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate assigned student staff; conduct training sessions in CPR, First Aid, and customer service; assist with the coordination of College-wide special events; assist with all aspects of marketing and promotion for Campus Recreation programs; and participate in college, divisional, and department committees as assigned.

This is a temporary full-time staff appointment reporting to the Director of Campus Recreation. Employment obligation will run immediately through April 16, 2018. Work hours will be 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday, and some weekend and evening hours as needed.

In addition, will be expected to display a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas – coordinating events, supervising and training staff, and providing quality customer service
  • Computer skills including the general use of word-processing, spreadsheet, email, and willingness to learn employee, reservation and program software
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and oral/written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in collegiate recreation facilities, coordination of collegiate recreation programs, policy development, and/or leadership development
  • American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification and/or instructor or other CPR/AED certification

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, copies of unofficial transcripts for all required degrees showing degree awarded and date conferred, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically to

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:
Brian Wallace, Search Chair

Program Overview:
Campus Recreation is a division of the Department of Campus Life. The staff and students of Campus Recreation coordinate intramural sports and open recreation programs that provide students, faculty and staff with opportunities to participate in activities designed to promote health and wellness. Available services include facility reservations and general assistance to sport clubs. Lee Hall, the campus recreation center, provides the following services and amenities: multi-purpose gymnasium, swimming pool, dance room, martial arts room, squash court, racquetball court, men’s and women’s locker rooms, sports equipment checkout, internet kiosks, and swim lessons. Other facilities managed by Campus Recreation include outdoor tennis courts, six general-purpose intramural fields, two softball fields, and an auxiliary gym. Visit Campus Recreation on the web at

Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

For Campus Safety information, please see the Annual Security and Fire Report (Clery) on the Human Resources Website:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at