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TITLE:

eSports Coordinator - Staff Assistant - SL2

DEPARTMENT:

Athletics

SALARY RANGE:

SL2 Range - Commensurate with Credentials and Experience

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

SUNY Canton seek applications for the new position of eSports Coordinator. The Coordinator will provide oversight and leadership to the college’s growing eSports athletic program and competitive gaming Arena. This position requires evening/weekend hours and occasional travel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage overall eSport schedule for each game within the leagues with assistance of eSports coaches
  • Responsible for promoting the eSports program by updating the website, producing print media, livestreaming/recording events, and dispersing information to the students, faculty, and staff of the university
  • Create and maintain handbook with guidelines and requirements for the eSports program
  • Responsible for developing and enforcing all eSports and Arena policies and procedures
  • Responsible for purchasing, maintaining, and keeping an accurate inventory of all program equipment
  • Develop opportunities for camps, tournaments, and campus / community events and partnerships
  • Partner with campus faculty, staff, and eSports coaches to recruit and retain eSports students.  Monitor academic progress of students
  • Oversee Arena facility maintenance, scheduling, and usage
  • Establish and maintain memberships for all participating organizations including NACE, TESPA, and ECAC
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and supervision of student workers
  • Responsible for purchasing, maintaining, and keeping an accurate inventory of all program equipment
  • Serve as professional adviser for all eSports participants. Ensure the health and safety of students and staff.
  • Communicate regularly with the College administration by providing updates of current programs, services, facilities, and operating budgets

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Competitive gaming coaching or playing experience preferred
  • Excellent understanding of the intricacies of at least one game on current roster
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess ability to organize, motivate, and manage professional staff and student teams

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at https://employment.canton.edu/

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


With enrollment of 3,200 students, SUNY Canton offers bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and certificate programs in such areas as liberal arts, engineering technology, business, public service and health. The college is located in Canton, a village in the St. Lawrence River valley of northern New York. Located 20 miles from the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Park, and 70 miles from the Canadian capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canton holds excellent opportunities for the outdoor or cultural enthusiast. SUNY Canton is a member of the Associated Colleges, a consortium of four colleges in the Canton area that enrich the local community.

SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.