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Recreation Program Coordinator for Fond du Lac Campus Sports Teams - Open Pool - 9/30/22-9/30/23

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Fond du Lac Campus
Categories: Open Application Pool

Official Title: Recreation Program Coordinator

Working Title: Recreation Program Coordinator

Employment Class: University Staff 

Terms of Appointment: Temporary (Eligible for annual review)

FTE: Varies 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt  

Compensation: $14.50-15 per hour (Up to $3,300/year for volleyball; up to $4,280/year for basketball)


Position Summary:

These positions, under the direction of the UW Oshkosh Competitive Sports Manager, are responsible for serving as head coaches and administrators for UW Oshkosh Fond du Lac Sports for the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicants will specify their desired sport in the application process. Specific responsibilities will be determined by the Competitive Sports Manager. This position will work primarily evenings and weekends with workloads weighted toward league seasons and playoffs. The UW Oshkosh Fox Cities Campus Competitive Sports compete in a regular season and postseason tournament against other UW System two-year campuses, against non-conference opponents from local four-year and two-year institutions, and in regional/national tournaments.


Women’s Volleyball League Season & Playoffs: September – November

(Tournaments & Non-League Games Available: January – August)


Men’s Basketball League Season & Playoffs: January – March

(Tournaments & Non-League Games Available: April – December)



· Provide instruction of game strategies and related skills to student-athletes

· Recruit student-athletes from both area high schools and UWO Fond du Lac enrolled students

· Maintain roster minimums

· Plan practice schedules and submit to the Athletic Director as requested

· Monitor and encourage the academic progress of student athletes

· Record and report statistics and results as requested

· Supervise all aspects of the team, including student-athletes and equipment, during practices, games, and travel

· Enforce UWO Fond du Lac and sport governing body academic and conduct policies and procedures

· Ensure all aspects of the team positively represent UWO Fond du Lac both inside and outside the athletic environment

· Attend all coach/staff meetings and trainings

· Establish a regular presence on campus by attending events such as Registration, Orientation, Campus Preview, Student Life Fairs, etc.

· Participate in team and department fundraising efforts

· Serve as Campus Staff Advisor for the club to maintain official recognition status with the University

· Maintain club webpage and social media platforms

· Assist with game day set-up and take-down

· Assist in the coordination of team travel arrangements

· Schedule practices, games, and tournaments and stay current on local, regional, and national competition opportunities

· Serve as site supervisor as needed

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge and experience of the applicable sport.
  • Must hold a valid Wisconsin driver’s license (or be able to obtain one) with an acceptable driving record.
  • Dedication to meeting the needs of college level students.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • First Aid and adult CPR and AED certification (training available upon hire).
  • Previous experience as a coach at the high school and/or collegiate level.
  • Bachelor’s degree completed or in-progress.


Application Deadline: Review of files will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. 

Submission requirements: Letter of Interest, resume, and contact information for 3 references. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of position.  You will be contacted if your qualifications meet the staffing needs of the department. 


Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

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UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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