Coordinator of Campus Recreation

Oklahoma State University

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Coordinator of Campus Recreation

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Tulsa – Center for Health Sciences/OSU Medicine



Location Address:

1111 W 17th St

Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107

United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:

(Contingent upon available funding):

17.04 – 19.17, Hourly

Work Schedule:

Typically 5 days/week, 8 hours/day

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

The Coordinator of Campus Recreation at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU CHS) is responsible for creating, implementing, and evaluating campus recreation programs for the OSU CHS community, including faculty, staff, and students (Tulsa and Tahlequah). This position also oversees the direct operations of the campus fitness center.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate campus recreation programs for the OSU-CHS community 
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the campus fitness center
  • Establish opportunities to coordinate with the Wellness Coordinator on the OSU Tulsa campus to deliver fitness programs and intramural sports opportunities
  • Coordinate and supervise instructors for specialty fitness programs/classes
  • Create personal training programs for individuals and small groups
  • Oversee the campus intramural sports and outdoor adventure programs
  • Present on topics such as physical activity, goal setting, or related topics
  • Provide statistical reports to the Health & Wellness Manager regarding program utilization
  • Interface with the CHS Wellness Council to develop campus-wide initiatives toward increasing physical activity
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Environmental Hazards:

Position will be located in and/or around gym facility and gym equipment. Will also be outdoors often with various activities.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift and carry 20 pounds, stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

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In addition, OSU Medicine’s Customer Service Philosophy is:

“We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch.”

We achieve our service standards with employee behaviors centered on safety, courtesy, presentation, and efficiency.

Safety is:

  • Be aware of environment
  • Be intentional in your actions
  • Ensure accuracy
  • Mitigate potential hazards

Courtesy is:

  • Welcome and actively engage in a friendly and respectful manner
  • Be responsive, polite, and helpful
  • Smile
  • Demonstrate care and concern
  • Show appreciation and say “Thank You”

Presentation is:

  • Be professional
  • Have a clean and neat appearance
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Remember what you represent at all times

Efficiency is:

  • Respond to needs in a timely manner
  • Organize and prioritize your work
  • Be available and respect others’ time
  • Be innovative

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in wellness, exercise science, kinesiology (sports medicine), nutrition, other health related field required, or equivalent work experience in the field
  • Must be certified by nationally recognized agency in personal training and/or strength and conditioning such as NSCA, ACSM, ACE, etc.
  • Certified in Adult/Child CPR/AED
  • 2+ years of experience working in higher education, community, or fitness industry

Skills, Proficiencies and Knowledge:

  • Ability to set priorities, develop and manage programs directed at a diverse audience
  • Ability to inspire and motivate individuals to healthier living choices
  • Computer and fiscal management skills required
  • Ability to work independently and supervise a team of employees


  • Master’s Degree and/or additional related certification

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