Adaptive Sports Program Site Coordinator
Armed Forces Services Corporation - Fort Knox, KY

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The Adaptive Sports Program Site Coordinatorprovides and facilitates non-medical support to combat and non-combat Wounded, Ill, and Injured (WII) recovering Service member to assist them as they return to duty or transition to civilian life. The Site Coordinator will assist in accomplishing the mission of the program by developing/coordinating adaptive/therapeutic recreational activities for Recovering Service Members (RSMs).

Responsibilities:
  • Provides effective and efficient adaptive sports and reconditioning programs for recovering Services members.
  • Provides adaptive sports and reconditioning programs according to guidelines, standards of practice and professional code of ethics developed by AFSC.
  • Identifies populations to be served based on age, disability and interests.
  • Develops and utilizes advisory/planning team at each military site.
  • Coordinates adaptive sports opportunities with local community organizations.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide activities that are appropriate to the population being served.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with senior military and community leadership as well as activity participants.
  • Identifies community resources to provide support and augment the program.
  • Provides a daily onsite presence at assigned installation to readily engage with Service members to encourage participation in activity.
  • Provides a minimum of two (2) activities per day, six (6) days per week. One (1) of the activities must be a community based activity whereby which the Service members can participate off site if interested.
  • Completes accurate, timely, and legible documentation and outcome data.
  • Employs interdisciplinary approach with other team members that impact programming and operations.
Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated quality communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills required with attention to detail and follow-through a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead within a complex system involving individuals with diverse levels of experience, skills and abilities.
  • Ability to complete projects and tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Bachelors degree with a minimum of 5 years of practical experience.
  • Preference will be given to degrees in the areas of sports management, recreation, adaptive physical education, recreation, therapeutic recreation or related field.
  • Military experience preferred.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Ability to participate in activities as needed.
  • Physical requirements can typically be characterized as medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Armed Forces Services Corporation (AFSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Office Demands:
  • Must be able to operate general office equipment including but not limited to: computer, phones and related media and information devices on most or all workdays
  • Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person and/or by telephone to conduct business
  • Working under time pressure
  • Working rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to travel as needed and adhere to AFSC travel policies and procedures.
  • Physical requirements can typically be characterized as sedentary: work involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Major Job activities and mental requirements:
  • Multiple concurrent tasks
  • Ability to perform under stress
  • Reading and comprehension
  • Writing
  • Problem solving
  • Confidentiality
  • Customer contact

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