Job Title: Intramural Sports & Recreation Coordinator

FTE – 5 Healthy Towns Foundation

Status: Exempt employee

Tentative Hire Date: June 2023

Position Summary:  This position will serve as the point person for a new, exciting inter-community project that seeks to work with schools, local government, park systems and other organizations to leverage assets in our community into vibrant recreation hubs.

Under the direction of the Regional Planning Manager, the ISC will bring services and technical resources to the communities of Chelsea, Dexter, Grass Lake, Manchester and Stockbridge and work in partnership with existing organizations to establish intramural sports and recreation programming for community members over the age 18, with select parts of the program intended specifically for other target populations such as youth and seniors. 

The ideal candidate possesses strong intercultural skills, a passion for establishing new sports and recreation opportunities, and an ability to work harmoniously with other community stakeholders to maximize the impact of resources and assets in each of the 5 healthy towns. This individual will oversee all 5H lead intramural activities and coordinates schedules and activities with partner organizations as needed. 


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in recreation management, public administration, or a related field.
  • Energy and Enthusiasm.
  • Familiarity with virtual meeting management and Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint required.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Able to work independently and with diverse team members.
  • Demonstrated communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Facilitate the development and implementation of intramural leagues and activities including:
    1. Structure
    1. Policies
    1. Recruitment strategies
    1. Volunteer engagement
  2. Attend meetings as needed.  These could include but are not limited to: Community Advisory Council, Wellness Coalition, 5HF Staff, and other stakeholder meetings.
  3. Manage and expand communication channels
  4. Serve as a liaison between the foundation and
    1. Local organizations (health care, business, local government, school districts…)
    1. Regional partners (county parks and recreation departments,
    1. Media
    1. Others as needed
    1. Planning of and/or participation in
      1. Events
      1. Education/training
      1. Celebrations
    1. Develop promotion, marketing and media plans; establish and maintain positive media relations
  5. Leads with authenticity, using empathy and understanding, as well as the ability to listen and restate different perspectives in the group tofacilitate inclusion and participation.
  6. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional behavior.
  7. Assist with sustainability efforts as the program grows.
  8. Other duties, as needed.

Work Environment:

  • This position will work on-site in Chelsea, Michigan and in the community up to 40 hours per week.
  • May be required to lift and transport materials to meetings.
  • Reliable transportation required.
  • Able to work weekends and nights when needed.

Salary:  Pay will be based on experience.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of references to and  The application deadline is May 26, 2023.