The University of Central Florida Recreation and Wellness Center seeks dynamic individuals for our team to fill the Graduate Assistant position in the areas of Sport Clubs and Athletic Training. Graduate Assistants serve as para-professionals in a thriving student development environment in support of the Recreation and Wellness Center's core goals and values. Positions are for Fall 2018 with an expectation of a 2 year tenure through Spring 2020.
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The Graduate Assistant (GA) for Sport Clubs will report to the Sport Club Coordinator. The GA is responsible for implementing policies and procedures, which contribute to the development of a safe, professionally managed, and well organized sport club program. The GA will assist the Sport Clubs staff in the daily coordination and management of a comprehensive sport club program, including planning and leading various trainings and meetings, supervising sport club staff, attending sport club events, and advising the Sport Club Council Executive Board. Weekend and evening hours will be required. The GA will be expected to participate as an active team member to the Recreation and Wellness Center Staff. A focus on positive customer service and student development is expected in all aspects of the Sport Club program
Contact: Andrea Snead, Andrea.Snead@ucf.edu, 407-823-2408 GA Application Deadline: December 15th, 2017 Preferred graduate program of study: Higher Education and Policy Studies
Graduate Program Application Deadline: January 15th, 2017
The Graduate Assistant (GA) reports to the Athletic Training Coordinator. The GA is responsible for implementing policies and procedures, which contribute to the development of a safe, professionally managed, and well organized Athletic Training Program. The GA will oversee the areas of injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries, short-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries, education and counseling of participants, and athletics related health care administration. Night and weekend work will be a primary function of this position. The GA will participate as an active team member to the Recreation and Wellness Center Staff. A focus on positive customer service and student development is expected in all aspects of the Athletic Training program.
Contact: Gaby Bell, Gabrielle.Bell@ucf.edu, 407-823-2408 GA Application Deadline: December 15th, 2017 Preferred graduate program of study: Sport & Exercise Science
Graduate Program Application Deadline: January 15th, 2017
Note: A review of applications will take place after the GA application deadline. Interviews will be conducted via video (Skype). Candidates must apply to the respective academic programs in order to be offered a position, so it is strongly encouraged that candidates apply to the academic program well in advance of the deadline. Offers of employment are conditional upon acceptance into a full-time graduate program at the University of Central Florida. Please note that UCF requires a minimum 3.0 GPA and a competitive GRE score. Applicants that do not meet this criteria will not be considered.
How to Apply Please send a letter of interest, resume, and list of references via e-mail to the contact for each position. Applications must include GRE score and current undergraduate GPA or will be considered incomplete.
All GA Candidates must successfully pass a criminal background screening and disclose information in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Please do not apply through bluefishjobs.com as those applications will not be considered
Compensation and Tuition Support:
Stipend: $11,500 for fall and spring. Additional employment expected during the summer between academic years of assistantship (additional stipend of $3,400 for a total of $14,900 for the first academic year).
Period of Employment: August 15 - May 15 (36 weeks). Includes 2 weeks off during winter and 1 week off in spring.
Tuition support: Waiver of 100% tuition (in-state and out-of-state) for all semesters of full enrollment. Student is responsible for additional fees not covered by tuition (i.e. Health Fee, Technology Fee, Athletic Fee, Activity and Service Fee, etc.)
Free student health insurance plan
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The University of Central Florida, located approximately 15 miles east of downtown Orlando, is one of the most dynamic and diverse universities in the country. UCF was recently named as U.S. News and World Report’s 15 most innovative schools in the country among the likes of Harvard, MIT and Stanford. UCF’s 1,415-acre main campus provides modern facilities and natural resources, with 600 acres of ...lakes, woods and an arboretum. UCF has 12 colleges, including the newly established College of Medicine. More than 63,000 students attend classes on UCF's main campus and its 10 regional campuses located throughout Central Florida. The 10,000-seat UCF Arena and a 45,000-seat on-campus football stadium were opened in Fall 2007 and host UCF’s thriving athletic teams, which compete in the American Athletic Conference. UCF offers a host of campus life options, and housing includes on-campus residence halls and affiliated apartments for more than 10,000 students.
The 149,000-square-foot Recreation and Wellness Center, which opened in 2002 and was recently expanded in 2011 comes complete with a three-story climbing tower, an indoor track, six multipurpose courts, two pools and a wide variety of fitness equipment and classes. The 8,700-square-foot RWC @ Knights Plaza satellite facility opened in January 2013 and features strength, cardio and mind-body areas to serve the fitness program. The UCF Recreation and Wellness Center staff has core values - Safe, Clean, Dependable, Quality and Fun - in support of its mission to foster healthy lifestyle choices and wellness through efficient services, comprehensive programs, and high quality facilities.