The Department of Campus Recreation at West Virginia University employs a team of eight Graduate Assistants in the following areas:
Competitive Sports (2)
Operations and Events (2)
Fitness and Wellness (2)
For the upcoming academic year we have anticipated openings in three areas:
Operations and Events
Applications submitted through Bluefish will be forwarded to the appropriate hiring agent. Priority will be given to those accepted into graduate school at WVU. If you have specific questions please reach out via e-mail to the individuals listed below.
Competitive Sports: Bruce Brubaker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Operations and Events: Ben Orendorff (email@example.com)
Marketing/Promotion: Matthew Shreve (firstname.lastname@example.org)
General Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Requirements for WVU Graduate Assistant
Passionate about student development and the mentoring of student employees
Demonstrated ability to work with students, student organizations, faculty/staff, and community groups.
Demonstrated ability to lead diverse groups of individuals employing flexibility in management techniques, appropriate to a variety of situations.
Possess and apply an entrepreneurial approach to planning and problem solving.
Knowledge and ability to manage multiple programs/events at multiple facilities,
Knowledge and ability to effectively handle public relations.
Strong time management and supervisory skills.
Area specific knowledge built by previous hands-on experience
West Virginia University is a doctoral, research high-activity, land-grant institution founded in 1867 with locations spanning the state and a main campus of 1,456 picturesque acres along or near the Monongahela River. WVU has a student enrollment of over 30,000 students and a staff of 5,638 full time employees. The City of Morgantown, which is often ranked among the best small cities in the Unit...ed States, is conveniently located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, and 200 miles west of Washington, DC. Campus Recreation at WVU manages a 34 million-dollar, 177,000-square-foot recreation facility, six on-campus recreation fields, auxiliary gymnasium space and access to an adjacent, 10 acre athletic field and indoor sports complex at Mylan Park. The WVU campus community is provided a comprehensive menu of recreational and educational opportunities designed to meet the needs of a diverse population. Campus Recreation employs a dedicated student staff of over 300 along with 6 graduate assistants from around the country and 12 professional staff.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.