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Athletics Coordinator Lacrosse

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-834993
    • Job Location: Centennial , CO
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 31, 2022
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Athletics Coordinator - Lacrosse

(Full Time, Non-Exempt)

$48,805 - $57,418 per year

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Athletics Program Supervisor (Sports Dome) this position is responsible for the planning, organizing, scheduling, promoting and supervision of a variety of lacrosse programs and special events. The Athletics Coordinator is responsible for programs at the facility, and may be assigned to work in other areas and special events within or outside of the Department. 

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinates and leads a variety of programs for various ages and skill levels in the areas of leagues, tournaments, special events, clinics, camps and rentals to meet the recreational needs of the community. Assists in the scheduling of programs and determines appropriate number and nature of programs.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates assigned staff; provides or coordinates staff training, and works with employees to correct deficiencies.
  • Assists with the preparation and monitoring of the budget, manage revenues and expenditures and prepare financial reports. Prepare purchase orders, RFP’s, and invoice requests. Collect and record payments/fees for programs and outstanding balances. Prepare short and long-range revenue/expenditure projections, check revenue streams through POS etc. Develop and recommend program related costs, fees, and locations.
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and tracking of a marketing strategy; notifying the public of District events. Solicits sponsors and donations for programs and special events as assigned.
  • Determine community needs by evaluating programs, discipline areas and activities; make recommendations for improvement and future development, and implement changes. Survey and educate the community on Athletic offerings.
  • Assist with policy enforcement and procedural manuals; conduct periodic staff meetings to provide and gather information, answer questions and respond to complaints and concerns, both internally and externally. Review program rules with teams and resolve any disputes in a timely manner.
  • Provide a variety of general information to the public regarding parks and recreation operations and programs; respond to questions and resolve complaints as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining records and makes reports as directed, including attendance reports, program reports, accident reports, weekly and monthly program reports, program analysis and personnel evaluations.
  • Monitors application of POS system for registration purposes. Evaluates and provides feedback for any enhancements to the process. Monitors external scheduling via Team Sideline and registration sites and provides data and feedback.
  • Oversees collection of all monies for activities and ensures that all monies are handled according to District policies, and are gathered prior to participation. All financial records shall be maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices and shall be available for review at reasonable times.
  • Develops schedules for league play, makes sure games and programs are properly supervised, and determines the appropriate number and nature of programs, for both games and officials.
  • Observe necessary precautions to assure general public safety; inspect facilities/grounds for safety and maintenance needs.
  • Conducts team/manager meetings prior to the start of each season. Strictly enforces the District’s Code of Conduct related to the behavior of each athlete/participant.
  • Provides or ensures general security at facilities and programs under his/her direct supervision including proper control and issuance of keys and equipment.
  • Recognize emergency and dangerous situations by reacting quickly and calmly; administer first aid as needed. Completes Accident/Incident report.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of recreational services.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and orientations.
  • Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents may be required to follow other instructions, and to perform any other related duties, as may be required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Physical Education, or other closely related field.
  • Minimum experience of two (2) years in a similar position required.
  • A combination of experience and education may be considered.

Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:

  • CPR, First Aid, and AED Certification or the ability to obtain within ninety (90) days of hire.
  • Official’s certification in related sports is highly recommended.
  • Training in current Youth Sports issues including parent, coach and officials training preferred (CYSA).
  • Vast knowledge of lacrosse programming
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License or have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire and maintain an acceptable driving record.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Parks and Recreation services including facilities, recreation programs needs assessment and development, youth and adult sports programs; with emphasis in lacrosse, and special events associated operations and maintenance activities and resources.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Skills in training, communications and public relations.
  • Knowledge of emergency first aid procedures (CPR/First Aid/AED).
  • Knowledge of basic techniques and methodology of organizing groups in a recreation setting.
  • Understands the general philosophy of recreation and its application to youth and adult sports programs and special events.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and with a variety of audiences including customers, staff, and special interest groups.
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate the work of staff effectively.

Material and Equipment Used :

To successfully perform the required job duties, this position regularly uses a phone, computer, printer, fax and other office equipment.

Working Environment :

This position primarily works in a Recreation Center and comfortable office environment subject to continuous interruptions and background noises. Occasionally works outside subject to variable weather conditions, ecosystems and landscape. This position may need to drive personal vehicle to various District facilities.

Physical Requirements :

Stand, walk, handle and operate objects and office equipment, reach outward and above shoulder and carry, pull, push or lift up to 25 pounds without assistance. May occasionally climb, crawl, squat, kneel and lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance. The employee must be able to see close up and at a distance with vision acuity and the ability to adjust focus allowing a broad field of vision. The employee must communicate clearly and effectively, must understand and be understood.

This list is not all-inclusive and represents examples of the work environment and physical demands.

We’ve Got You Covered!

South Suburban pays:

  • 90% of the employee-only medical insurance cost
  • 68% of dental & vision insurance cost
  • 100% short-term & long-term disability cost
  • 100% life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance cost

South Suburban offers:

  • FSA options for additional medical expenses

Happy Employees Are the Best Employees

  • South Suburban provides an employee assistance program at no cost that includes: counseling, financial planning, legal assistance, and much more!
  • Our Employee Wellness Program gives covered staff the ability to reduce their medical premium by $360 annually

Take Time Away to Do What You Enjoy

  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • 4 personal days per year
  • Earn 11.5 paid vacation days per year
  • Paid sick leave to rest, recover, and take care of yourself

We’ve Got Your Back

  • Up to 8% 401(a) Employer contribution/match that vests after 3 years of service
  • Diverse trainings to grow your professional and personal skillset
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program that covers up to $1,800 per year

Play Where You Work

  • Employee engagement is a priority at South Suburban. Staff gatherings have included: pictures with the Stanley Cup, Chili Cook-Off, Ice Cream Social, Shuffleboard Tournament, Employee Appreciation Luncheon, just to name a few
  • Monthly wellness challenge opportunities and staff recognition honors

We LOVE Our Facilities and So Will You:

  • Free daily admission to recreation centers, tennis courts, ice rinks and swimming pools
  • 50% off food at South Suburban restaurants
  • $5 to $10 for nine holes of golf at four different courses

To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.