Recreational Sports Coordinator (Part-Time)

Staff / Part-Time

St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA

About St. John’s Prep

St. John’s Prep is an inclusive, Catholic, Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School for young men in grades 6 through 12. Founded on the Xaverian values of compassion, humility, simplicity, trust, and zeal, we educate students to be, do, and stand for good in the world. We enroll approximately 1,500 students from more than 90 Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine communities.


St. John’s is a faith-based community grounded in and fortified by three main cultural priorities: recognizing all people as created in the image and likeness of God, embracing a habit of excellence grounded in a growth mindset, and empowering individuals to be unique expressions of God’s love in the world. Strong candidates will embody the Catholic principles and Xaverian values that guide our institution to help foster a supportive and inclusive campus environment. For further information on how faith animates St. John’s, please visit our Statement on Xaverian and Catholic Identity. 


Position Overview and Responsibilities

The part-time Recreational Sports Coordinator is responsible for developing and administering a comprehensive Recreational Sports program. In collaboration with the Wellness Department, this position supports overseeing all aspects of the Recreational Sports Program, including program development, scheduling, and training. Provides leadership, management, and supervision for assigned campus facilities and personnel. This individual will serve as a supervisor of individuals proctoring different events. The Coordinator will serve as a primary safety and risk manager for areas of oversight for the programs and spend time working with students to ensure a successful student experience.


Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrated attention to detail, the ability to work effectively cross-functionally, and multi-tasking capabilities. 
  • Ability to build rapport and connect with students, faculty and staff, and outside providers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and set priorities to perform a high volume of detailed work with regular distractions and interruptions. 
  • Must be able to problem solve. 
  • Ability to work independently and within a team-focused environment.
  • Must be passionate about planning, implementing, and evaluating recreational programs and activities. 
  • Maintain records of student participation.


Education and Experience

  •   Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience coordinating and planning student activities.


Physical Requirements:

  • Standing/sitting for long periods.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must reach at and above shoulder height to access higher equipment areas, etc.
  • Must be capable of adapting to frequent changes in position throughout the workday.
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person,  telephone, or video conferencing.
  • Use hands and fingers for manipulation, a computer keyboard, educational tools, play equipment, and perform first aid and CPR.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.


St. John’s Prep is committed to building a diverse and inclusive campus community. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups. We seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to multiculturalism and diversity that is manifested in classroom practice, student engagement, interpersonal communication, and curricular decisions. For more information about our academic, spiritual and student life programs, please visit 


Interested candidates are asked to apply via the online Application for Employment found on the Employment page of Candidates will need to upload a cover letter, resumé, and academic transcripts if applying for a faculty position. Please, no phone calls. 


Posted May 2024

St. John’s Prep

Danvers, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School