Job Description

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a Campus Recreation Facility Coordinator. The Facility Coordinator is directly responsible for the oversight of the daily operation of the Canyon Activity Center (CAC). The Facility Coordinator will also indirectly manage and maintain several auxiliary recreation amenities (campus pools, outdoor basketball and tennis courts, activity fields, skatepark).


  • Directly oversee all CAC operational needs, which may include scheduling, staffing, housekeeping, maintenance, and coordination of event set-up requirements.

  • Coordinate with other GCU departments to determine supplemental set-up requirements for events held in the CAC and auxiliary recreation areas.

  • Hire, train, and evaluate student workers.

  • Coordinate custodial and maintenance needs to include facility repair and equipment purchase, repair and replacement.

  • Communicate facility information effectively to facility users and campus community. 

  • Oversee daily use and administration of recreation center membership management software system.

  • Maintain accurate participant and program data and compile customer usage reports.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution required.

  • 2 or more years related work experience in the Campus Recreation or other closely related field is preferred.

  • An equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be substituted upon hiring supervisor’s approval.

  • Certification in CPR and First Aid is preferred.

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check

  • Proficient planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to counsel, advise, coach, and mentor student workers.

  • Ability to develop effective relationships with students/individuals of diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends depending on scheduled events.

  • Ability to observe safety rules.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff or faculty expectations as part of the application process.

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Posted 16 Days Ago

Full time


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