Recreational Sports Marketing and Student Initiatives Coordinator
Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Internal Number: 133281
Internal Job Number: P06551UF
The Department of Recreational Sports is seeking a Marketing and Student Initiatives Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
The Department of Recreational Sports (Rec Sports) is a unit of the Division of Student Affairs that is committed to equalizing student success. Rec Sports focuses on informing, engaging, educating, equipping and inspiring students as advocates for individual and community wellbeing. Rec Sports provides opportunities to enrich student development and enhance transferable skills through experiences in Rec Sports spaces, programs and services, including student employment. Rec Sports strives to promote a community where everyone belongs and thrives on contributing to a sense of community and a culture of well-being at Oregon State University (OSU).
As a department, we celebrate differences and shared interests and strive to build a welcoming, challenging and fun workplace. As a staff, our work is focused on a blend of visioning and developing as we maintain a reputation of leadership in the integrated and evolving field of wellness and recreation. As a department, Rec Sports adheres to and holds itself accountable to the following values:
We are solution oriented
We are stewards
We are innovative
We are educators
We extend respect and build trust
The department consists of several functional units, including the Adventure Leadership Institute (ALI), Fitness and Wellness, Operations and Member Services, Aquatics, Facilities and Building Services, and Sport Programs.
The Marketing and Student Initiatives Coordinator is part of the Rec Sports Marketing and Communications (Marcom) Team that promotes Rec Sports programs, services and facilities. The position reports to the Recreational Sports Associate Director of Marketing and Communications.
The Marketing and Student Initiatives Coordinator has two primary areas of responsibility, as summarized below:
Marketing Coordination – In collaboration with the Rec Sports Marcom Team, they coordinate all Rec Sports student initiatives related marketing and communications. Additionally, they coordinate marketing and communication efforts between the Rec Sports functional units and the Marcom Team by updating, monitoring and communicating within Marcom project management software.
Outreach – In alignment with Rec Sports priorities and values, they determine the extent and scope of Rec Sports participation and involvement in campus-wide programs and coordinate participation. They identify and execute on-campus promotion of Rec Sports facilities, programs and services outside of Rec Sports channels.
Student Employee Event Creation and Execution – They develop, plan, coordinate, market and implement student employee career development and recognition events along with alumni and student networking opportunities. They determine event quantity and frequency.
Student Employee Career Development – They coordinate student employee career development within Rec Sports. This includes collaborating with on-campus partners to ensure Rec Sports student employees are engaging with available career development resources as well as implementing career readiness student employment best practices within Rec Sports.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in field related to the discipline of the college, unit or department with professional communications and marketing experience.
Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business, public relations, human sciences, education or related field.
Demonstrated marketing and communications experience.
Demonstrated experience with self-directed work and the ability to prioritize workload while handling multiple tasks and deadlines using strong leadership, organizational, attention to detail, time management and decision-making skills.
Able to build and maintain collaborative working partnerships with stakeholders to accomplish department goals and initiatives.
Strong verbal communication skills and comfort speaking with groups to represent OSU Rec Sports.
Able to communicate effectively and efficiently with internal and external stakeholders in both written and oral formats.
Able to work independently and collaboratively in cross-functional teams across all levels within the organization.
Problem-solving skills and the ability to quickly learn new concepts and methodologies while navigating ambiguity.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and inclusion.
Certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED, Standard First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens/Universal Precautions within 90 days of hire.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
The work of this position is primarily located in Corvallis, OR. Many elements of this role require in-person attendance, but there's the possibility of a remote work agreement to allow for a hybrid work schedule. Hours are typically within the business day Monday through Friday, but that may vary and include evening and weekend hours on occasion for event execution and participation.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.