Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. 

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a Campus Recreation Faculty Coordinator. A Campus Recreation Faculty Coordinator is a key figure in the university's recreation department, responsible for developing and overseeing recreational programs and activities for students. Under direct supervision, the Facility Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the oversight of the daily operation of the Lopes Performance Center (LPC).

What you will do:

  • Provide assistance with planning and oversight for all LPC facility and operational needs, which may include 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 LPC.

  • 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.

What you need:

  • 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.

  • Proficient planning and organizational skills and the ability to observe safety rules.

  • 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.

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

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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