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GRADUATE ASSISTANT, ADVENTURE PROGRAMS
Responsible for assisting with coordination, administration, and evaluation of Challenge and other Adventure Programs, such as trips, clinics, climbing wall, and special events. The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the training, development, evaluation, and supervision of student staff.
Primarily responsible for the coordination, administration, and supervision of a portion of the Intramural Sports and Sports Club programs with direct oversight for multiple sport clubs and intramural activities. Graduate Assistant will be responsible for the training, evaluation, and supervision of Intramural/Sport Club Supervisors and associated Intramural Officials as well as providing leadership and customer service to multiple sport clubs. Experience as a sports official and as a sport club officer or member as well as knowledge and experience in training and supervision of employees is preferred.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, COUGAR CREW
Responsible for the development of technically, mentally, and physically competitive student-athletes to represent Washington State University Cougar Crew, a varsity-club sport within University Recreation. Duties include active and ongoing recruitment, implementation of an effective training program under the direction of the Head Coach for Cougar Crew, as well as ensuring team compliance with University Recreation and Washington State University policies and procedures. Minimum of 3 years rowing experience required.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, FITNESS AND INSTRUCTION
Primarily responsible for the coordination of the UREC non-credit group fitness and instruction programs. Graduate Assistant will supervise temporary employees to deliver classes in a variety of disciplines including group fitness, dance, aquatics and martial arts. Will also assist UREC Fitness Services programs. Experience in teaching and leading groups of 5-40 in group fitness required and certification as a group fitness instructor preferred.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, MEMBERSHIP
This position is primarily responsible for the management, supervision, scheduling of the membership and office staff as well as the day to day operation and administration of the membership services for University Recreation. The Membership Graduate Assistant will be responsible for training, evaluation, and supervision of facility staff. Demonstrated excellence in customer service skills as well as knowledge and experience in training and supervision of employees required. Minimum of 1 year of experience in facility management or membership services with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibilities and leadership preferred.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, RESEARCH & ASSESSMENT
Primarily responsible for managing University Recreation participation data, measuring learning outcomes of University Recreation participation/employment, conducting satisfaction surveys and program evaluation, and performing market research for new and existing programs.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, SAFETY EDUCATION
Primary responsibility is the management, development, and implementation of the Safety Education (CPR, AED, First Aid, Certifications) for University Recreation. The Graduate Assistant will also manage, develop, and implement a portion of the Aquatics program including certification management, facilities, and staffing. Certification as an American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor or Instructor Trainer is preferred.
All successful Graduate Assistant candidates will demonstrate the following:
Acceptance to WSU Graduate program (doctoral program preferred)
Computer knowledge, including proficiency with Windows based computer system and Microsoft applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies
Please see the job description for position specific qualifications.
HOURS PER WEEK:
20 hours a week, weekends and evenings required.
Additional Salary Information: Approximately $14,166 (.5 FTE) and includes waiver of tuition. Individuals are responsible for paying residual student fees each semester of approximately $1,100 which is not covered by the assistantship. Students will receive individual medical coverage as part of the assistantship. Nine-month position (August 16 – May 15). Summer employment at hourly rate available. Individuals must reside in Washington State during employment and apply for resident status during first year of assistantship. Assistance for professional development opportunities is available.
Washington State University (WSU) is a comprehensive land-grant research institution with campuses in Pullman, Spokane, the Tri-Cities (Richland, Pasco and Kennewick) and Vancouver. There are ten colleges and a graduate school. More than 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students are served by the Pullman campus. WSU offers some 300 fields of study including more than 150 majors plus many minor...s, options and certificate programs. Bachelor’s degrees are available in all major areas, with master’s and doctoral degrees available in most. The University is one of the largest residential universities in the West. Pullman offers a friendly, small-town living environment. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page (www.wsu.edu) offers information about WSU and the surrounding area.
The Department of University Recreation at Washington State University supports the educational mission of the university by providing integrated and comprehensive recreational, competitive and fitness programs and services to a diverse campus community. Committed to fostering active, healthy lifestyles, the department enriches campus life through excellence in programs, services and facilities.
University Recreation programs and services include Intramural Sports, Outdoor Recreation Center, Fitness & Instruction, Sport Clubs, Challenge, Aquatics and Youth Programs. University Recreation facilities include the 150,000 square foot Student Recreation Center, Outdoor Recreation Center, outdoor playfields, 3 pools, shared indoor facilities and a new 70,000 square foot recreation center/student union building to open in Spring 2017. Comprehensive marketing, facilities scheduling and maintenance programs support all departmental operations.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 or over are encouraged to apply.
Washington State University (WSU) conducts pre-employment screening on specified positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. WSU utilizes an online system which will require a valid email address at the time of at the time of application. This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.