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Coordinator I, SKIP Program (Part Time)

Job Description

Position Title

Coordinator I, SKIP Program (Part Time)

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

Reports to (title)

Associate Dean


Lifetime Activities Center

Requisition Number


Position Type

New position

Job Category

Part-Time Staff - Variable



Initial Work Location

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Starting Salary


Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


Job Summary

The SKIP (SLCC Kids In Play) Program is designed as a community-based exercise and fitness program for children grades K-6 with disabilities and their families. This program services the greater Salt Lake area. SKIP’s mission is to provide children with disabilities adapted physical activity opportunities in a safe, noncompetitive atmosphere that is inclusive and family oriented. The primary goals of SKIP are to enable participants to build self-esteem, form friendships, strengthen families, improve fitness, and develop gross and fine motor skills.

Program Characteristics:

When: Program blocks: Fall (September – November), Spring (February-April), Summer (June-July). Program block duration (3): 1 night p/week for 1.5 hours for 8 weeks

Location: Lifetime Activities Center (LAC) in Gymnasium and EXSC laboratory spaces

This position will play a key role in organization, management, and continual growth/longevity of the SKIP program. The SKIP Coordinator will report to the Associate Dean of Exercise Science and work closely with departmental faculty and staff to successfully manage the SKIP program. Interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills are necessary. The position will require preparation, compilation, and dissemination of information and data. The hired individual will need to understand FERPA and HIPAA regulations for populations involved in program delivery.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Marketing and Program Visibility
  • Develop and maintain social media plan for SKIP (Facebook, Instagram)
  • Web Design: help create an outline for SKIP website and maintain up-to-date content for website (year to year program changes and dates etc.)
  • Marketing/Recruitment exploration for SKIP participants and volunteers
  • Training and Communication
  • Open and maintain email address for SKIP
  • Develop and maintain calendar for SKIP and post on website
  • Develop and maintain web-accessible application forms: volunteers, participant/children, and parent/guardian
  • SKIP program volunteer training/delivery and matching to participants
  • Program Content and Preparation (with department)
  • Curriculum content and outcomes
  • Learning plans/session for each class
  • Session materials requirements for each class/program block
  • Organize volunteers and participants for each program block

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4-year Degree in PE/Health Education or Teaching Endorsement in PE & Health
  • Adaptative PE credential or education (certified adapted physical educator (CAPE))
  • 2 (+) years’ experience directly working with children with disabilities
  • Required to stand, walk and sit; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms. 
  • Regularly required to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and lift up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Physical demands may be associated with assisting/moving/transporting participants.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of social media platforms
  • Expertise in data acquisition, aggregation and dissemination
  • Knowledge of curriculum content creation and learning outcomes
  • Volunteer recruitment feasibility
  • Program assessment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, and ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
  • Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic background of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.

Special Instructions

This position will be 1 night per week for 1.5 hours for three 8 week program blocks. Program blocks: Fall (September – November), Spring (February-April), Summer (June-July).

SLCC Highlights

Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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