The following graduate assistantships will be available for the 2018 – 2019 and 2019 – 2020 academic years:
Athletic Training (3 positions) – The Athletic Training GA will manage all aspects of our Athletic Training Program, which includes coverage of Sport Club competitions and tournaments (such as rugby, lacrosse, ice hockey and baseball), Intramural Sports and Special Events; ordering/managing inventory and supplies; establish program protocols and long-term planning. Maintain the supplies and upkeep of the Athletic Training Room. Provide for prevention, assessment, treatment and follow-up of students injured in sport clubs activities. The Athletic Training GA needs to possess a current national athletic training certification (i.e., NATA).
Competitive Sports (2 positions) – The Competitive Sports GA will assist with the day-to-day operations of the Competitive Sports Program; directly supervise, manage and mentor two student Program Assistants; serve as liaison to select sport clubs: this covers all aspects of club oversight, including risk management, inventory, waiver collection, etc.; conduct officer training, monthly meetings and practice oversight of select clubs; attend and participate in Sport Club Council and Sport Club Leadership Seminars; manage day-to-day operations of selected team sports, individual and dual activities each semester; recruit, train, supervise and evaluate intramural supervisors, officials and scorekeepers; assess and evaluate specific sports, including revision of rules, polices and inventory control.
Preference will be given to applications received by January 2. Please submit a cover letter, resume, names and phone numbers of three references, GRE score (verbal, quantitative, writing), overall GPA (a minimum of 3.0 to be considered), GPA for last 60 hours, and assistantship of choice by either mailing, e-mailing or faxing your application to:
Graduate Assistant Search Process
University of Florida
ATTN: Stefanie Rodgers
3150 Hull Road, PO Box 112760
Gainesville, FL, 32611- 2760 FAX 352.846.1079
No applications submitted on bluefishjobs.com will be reviewed.
To be considered for an assistantship, students must have applied to the UF graduate school and a graduate program of their choice by the respective college’s deadline. Minimum requirements include a 3.0 GPA and a minimum score of 300 on the GRE.
Additional Salary Information: Tuition waivers are granted to cover nine credits of course work during the fall and spring semesters, a $15,000 stipend from August to May and an option for summer employment. Graduate students have access to health insurance through the University. Graduate student is responsible for paying his/her own fees. Professional development assistance is typically available.
About University of Florida Department of Recreational Sports
The University of Florida is one of only 17 public land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. With an enrollment of 50,000 students, UF provides high quality instruction to prepare the future leaders of the state and nation. The Department of Recreational Sports strives to provide an extensive array of leisure and recreational opportunities. Approximately 84 p...ercent of UF students participate in RecSports programs and services, which include the Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education (CORE), two recreation centers, two strength and conditioning areas, an assessment center, a training center, an indoor track, nine multi-purpose field areas, an outdoor recreation complex, two lakeside parks and the UF Outdoor Team Challenge Courses.