New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Club Sports & Intercollegiate Administration Coordinator working within the NYUAD Athletics team.
Administration Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Department of Athletics’ sports programs under the supervision and at the direction of the Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Athletics. In addition, the Club Sports & Intercollegiate Administration Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and monitoring the development of the Department’s Club sports, supporting the logistics of the intercollegiate sports program, and teaching regular physical education courses, as follows:
Develop and promote the club sports offering students additional opportunities to compete beyond the Department’s intercollegiate athletic program
Provide direct supervision of and maintain effective communication with club sport leaders, captains, coaches, and managers
Identify emerging club sports and develop strategic plans, budgets, and methods for implementing the same in a sustainable way
Plan, develop, revise, and implement policies and procedures for club sports so as to include any individual with the desire to participate
Oversees the budget of club sports, including budget tracking and expenditure monitoring
Serve as secondary point of contact for club sport participants
Provide leadership and management strategies for club sport leaders, captains, coaches, and managers
Recruit, interview, hire, train, supervise and evaluate club sport leaders, captains, coaches, and managers
Serve as the primary representative at all home club sport competitions and events
Develop and evaluate club sport emergency response procedures and protocols so as to ensure compliance with the University Risk Management System
Develop and implement an on-going process of program evaluation through satisfaction surveys/focus groups, make recommendations, and implement required changes
Prepare semester and year-end reports for each club sport
Collaborate with the Student Athletics Advisory Committee (SAAC) in reviewing new club sport proposals
Collaborate with the Sports Communication Manager in maintaining current information on university websites as well as promoting and publicizing club sports to generate student interest and encourage maximum participation
Interact with colleagues of similar positions at other colleges and universities
Manages intercollegiate team travel including transportation, meals, and lodging
Recommends purchasing and coordinates maintenance of equipment, apparel, and facility needs with the Facility, Equipment & Competition Manager and/or Assistant Director of Athletics
Helps monitor the budget of intercollegiate athletics, including budget tracking and expenditure monitoring
Generally, assists in the organization and development of intercollegiate teams and their participation in ADISL (Abu Dhabi Inter-University Sports League) and Higher Education Sports Federation (HESF) competitions
Provides additional support for Department of Athletics special events and commitments
Coaching/Teaching Club Sports, Intercollegiate Team and/or Physical Education or Fitness Classes
Coaches club sports and/or an intercollegiate team and/or teaches group fitness or physical education classes, including preparing lesson plans, organizing and scheduling space allocation, determining equipment needs, evaluation of student progress and recording attendance
Club sports oversight and administration, including planning, promotion, organization, scheduling, supervision and evaluation of club sport programming. Managing all club sport travel and facility requirements. Hire, train, schedule, and evaluate club sport leaders, captains, coaches, and managers. Provide supplemental supervision, direction and mentoring of club sports leaders, captains, coaches, and managers. Ensuring compliance with University safety and risk management procedures and protocols.
Intercollegiate Athletics support
Teach physical education classes, including preparing lesson plans, determining equipment allocation and space reservations, evaluating students, and recording attendance. Assist in curriculum development and the introduction of new physical education classes.
Other duties assigned from time to time
An undergraduate degree in a sports related field (sports administration, sports management, recreation management, sports studies, etc.) or undergraduate degree with previous work experience in a similar role.
Current CPR/First Aid/AED certifications or the ability to secure certifications before start of work.
Holds one or more coaching certifications
Extensive knowledge of and/or experience in intercollegiate athletics.
At least two years of experience in a high school/collegiate athletic environment with a commitment to the integration of athletics and academics.
At least two years of coaching or equivalent experience (ie. club coaching or instructing).
Strong commitment to excellence
Strong organization, communication and interpersonal skills
Possess a high level of administrative and organizational competence
Possess excellent decision-making skills
Ability to plan, organize and implement events of various size and complexity
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure in meeting multiple deadlines
Ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment
Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff
A sports background in event and program coordination and management
At least two years of coaching experience within a higher education setting
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.