Coordinator, Recreational Sports

Texas A&M University-San Antonio
San Antonio TAMUSA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title

Coordinator, Recreational Sports


Texas A&M University - San Antonio


Department of Recreational Sports

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Coordinator, Recreational Sports, under general supervision, administers fitness and wellness programs to include group exercise, personal training, wellness seminars, student wellness programs, employee wellness program, and special events.


  • Supervising assigned staff to include Recreational Sports Graduate Assistant, Fitness Class Instructors, Fitness Specialist, and Recreational Sports Marketing Staff

  • Develop, Implement, and monitor a comprehensive risk management plan

  • Assist with all equipment purchasing, inventory, and perform equipment maintenance

  • Supervise all aspects of assigned program(s)

  • Develop short-range goals for the department’s programs and/or operations

  • Develop procedures for documenting and cataloging all departmental business processes

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Administration, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sports Administration.

  • CPR/AED/First Aid Certification or the ability to acquire this certification within 8 weeks of being hired

  • Group Fitness Instructor Certification through an NCCA Accredited program

  • One year of experience in recreational sports or related field.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree Recreational Administration, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Sports Administration, or related field

  • Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Nutrition Coaching certifications through any NCCA Accredited programs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others –

  • Oral and written communication skills.

Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

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Summary of Employee Benefits:

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

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Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

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Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
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  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio


Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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