Student Services Generalist

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Union County College
Cranford, NJ
Oct 17, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
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Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933. The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.
Campus: Cranford
General Description:
The PT Student Services Generalist is responsible for providing fitness and wellbeing, health education, and intramural programming to student-athletes and non-student-athletes. Moreover, the position is responsible for assisting with athletic equipment/uniform management and distribution and organizing teams for meetings.
Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assists with the preparation and monitoring of the Athletic Equipment budget.
• Monitor issuance of uniforms to teams, coaches, or individual athletes; maintains records regarding equipment and uniforms checkouts.
• Checks in equipment and uniforms upon delivery to verify receipt
• Stores and packs sporting equipment appropriate when not in use.
• Recommends changes in policies and procedures regarding equipment and uniform distribution
• Maintain inventory and equipment, including proper storage of equipment and maintaining database records
• Responsible for collection of all gear at the end of each season, generating final inventory for coaches and reporting lost items and charges to the Assistant Director of Athletics
• Launders uniforms when returned at the end of the season and before storing.
• Assist coaches with the review of sport specific equipment and uniform needs.
• Assists with report creation for daily operations of the fitness center.
• Hire, train, and supervise staff for the Union County College Fitness Center and Intramural program.
• Instruct and monitor participants/students in the proper use of equipment.
• Assist participants/students with development of fitness and wellness programs as appropriate.
• Develop, instruct, and staff wellness classes to improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, or general fitness, in addition to mindfulness and meditation.
• Create and implement a robust intramurals program including but not limited to Zumba, aerobics, basketball, and flag football.
• Responsible for oversight of equipment maintenance insuring safety of operation and recommend purchases as needed for the fitness center.
• Conduct surveys to determine interest in, or satisfaction with, intramural and fitness programs, events, or services.
• Prepares an annual intramural and fitness center budgets for submission to the Assistant Director of Athletics and monitors the budget in each category.
• Creates a comprehensive evaluation system for all intramural activities.
• Recruit and train a team of work- study students to assist with intramural programs and fitness center support.
• Ensure the Fitness Center is clean, well maintained, and secure and coordinate any needed repairs in a timely fashion.
• As assigned, act as 'administrator in charge'; resolve operational issues and direct staff as needed for NJCAA intercollegiate functions.
• Prepare semi-monthly timesheets for submission.
• Assist with organizing team schedules.
• Performs related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Education Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree required.
• CPR /First Aid/ AED certification required upon employment.
• Fitness Instructor certification preferred
• Two (2) years of experience in Athletics, physical /health education, health science or related field.
Competencies and Skills Required:
• Two (2) years of experience in Athletics, physical /health education, health science or related field.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
• This position's duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
• Student Activities duties are normally performed in a typical interior/resident or exterior work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
• Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
• No or very limited exposure to physical risk
• Some travel required
Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services. Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons. Union County College offers a competitive compensation package and salaries that are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The following benefits are also provided: Medical benefits and pension plan offered through the State of NJ; Dental and vision benefits; Vacation days based on accrual system; Ten paid holidays and three floating holidays that are determined by the College; Tuition remission for employee, spouse, and eligible children for credit and non-credit courses; and Tuition reimbursement for approved degree programs at an accredited college or university.