Office Coordinator

Allegheny College invites applications for the position of Office Coordinator in the Department of Athletics and Recreation.  This is a full time, non-exempt position reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics.  A high school diploma is required; a bachelor’s degree is preferred.  Athletic experience and/or working in a diverse, campus community environment is ideal.

As a member of the Department of Athletics and Recreation, the Office Coordinator will manage the day-to-day functions of the department while also providing administrative and special project support.    Some night and weekend hours may be required.

The Office Coordinator is responsible for scheduling transportation for 23 athletic teams. The position manages athletic contest contracts and assists the with game-day organization.  The Office Coordinator oversees the student-athlete awards program and manages the memberships program for the Wise Sport and Fitness Center.  In addition, this person will hire, train and supervise the office work-study students and serve as the department liaison to various campus constituents.

To perform this job successfully, the individual must have excellent problem-solving skills, strong communications skills and the ability to work independently in a dynamic environment prone to interruptions.   The capacity to multitask, meet deadlines and work with a variety of personalities is essential.   Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite is required.  A working knowledge of the NCAA and Division III is beneficial.

As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.

The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits.  Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1800 with students from 47 states [plus AE, DC, PR, VI] and 70 countries.  The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to hr@allegheny.edu.  Please place “Athletic Department Office Coordinator” in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

posted 11/18/21