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Campus Recreation Coordinator and Resident Director

Dean College
Job Location:
Franklin, Massachusetts
Residence Life and Housing

Company Description:

Dean College is a private, residential New England college grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.

A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through personalized support and integrated delivery of academic, co-curricular and experiential learning.

Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers, embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.

This is The Dean Difference.

Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report and named a College of Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean serves approximately 1,200 full-time students and 300 part-time students and offers more than 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies and certificate programs throughout the year.

Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts, which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus. Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population lives on campus.

Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean Difference is exemplified through each student's commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16 athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and organizations.

Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports + Entertainment, the Boston Ballet, and more.

Job Description:

Responsible for overseeing and facilitating the full intramural program, fitness/wellness curriculum, management of the Kokes Fitness Center as well as other student directed activities. Additional responsibilities include supporting, collaborating, and serving as a liaison with other institutional programs such as New Student Orientation, Homecoming, Welcome Week, and other large scale office programs.

Campus Recreation Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for all programming initiatives sponsored by the Office of Student Activities & Leadership Development;
  • Development and implementation of a diverse intramural schedule, inclusive of a fitness and wellness programming calendar to meet the needs of the student population;
  • Advise and work with the Outdoor Recreation & Adventure Club (ORAC);
  • Advise and work with the E-Sports Club. Assisting them in both external events, and internal campus programming;
  • Liaison with the Health and Counseling Offices to deliver and develop wellness programs to the community;
  • Manage the upkeep, monitoring, and maintenance of the Boomer's Game room;
  • Coordinate the GOutdoors off-campus recreational trip program;
  • Oversee the daily functions of the Kokes Fitness Center;
  • Recruit, hire, train, schedule and evaluate staff of work-study students for the Kokes Fitness Center, intramurals, and the Boomer mascot;
  • Responsible for the negotiation, budgeting and contracting of all recreation/intramural programs and other office initiatives as assigned;
  • Create marketing materials for all Campus Recreation offerings;
  • Sit on College Committees as assigned;
  • Some physical activity, including but not limited to event set up and breakdown and campus rounds;
  • Some nights and weekends;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Resident Director Responsibilities:

  • Live-in and supervise a residence hall;
  • Supervise in-hall Community Advisor (CA) staff;
  • Assist with building operations and housing placements;
  • Conduct regularly scheduled meetings with CA Staff, building, floors, and individuals;
  • Foster community development within the residential area;
  • Serve as a member of the RD duty rotation;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Managerial and Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise professional, paraprofessional and support staff, Community Advisor staff, Student interns and /or Work-study students.


  • Bachelor's Degree, required;
  • Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel/Counseling, Athletic Administration, or related field, preferred;
  • 1-3 years' full-time experience in programming or recreational environment, required;
  • Skilled in financial planning, program planning and facilitation, required;
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills along with honesty, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards, required;
  • Strong attention to detail, required;
  • Ability to multitask, required;
  • Ability to work independently, in cooperation with staff and faculty, and a diverse student population, required;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, etc.), required;
  • Proficiency with Ellucian Colleague, preferred;
  • COVID-19 Vaccination, required.

Additional Information:

Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.

The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. Dean College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees.

The Assistant Dean of Students, located on the second floor of the Campus Center, telephone 508-541-1841, coordinates the college's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Act.

The Director of Human Resources on the first floor of Dean Hall, telephone, 508-541-1681 coordinates the college's compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

The Dean College Athletics Department is a Division III member of the NCAA and competes as a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and Regulations.

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