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Assist in the administration of all aspects of the Recreational Sports Program, which includes Intramural and Club Sports, with potential opportunities to work with other programs within the department.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, promote, supervise, evaluate and operate Intramural activities.
Assist with the hiring, training, and evaluation of Recreational Sport Supervisors, Office Assistants, and Intramural Officials.
Attend and present at official’s meetings for all sports.
Assist with scheduling of officials.
Maintain daily office hours.
Assist with advising of individual Club Sports, including but not limited to advising club travel and hosted events, club activities and special events, and club finances.
Other duties as assigned.
Supervision Received:Direct supervision received from the Intramural Sports Coordinator and Assistant Director of Programs.
Supervision Exercised:Part-time Intramural student Supervisors, Officials, and Office Assistants.
Date:The Graduate Assistant position is a 2-year position, beginning in mid-August, 2018 with completion in mid-May, 2020.
Stipend:Package includes Tuition/Fees, Health Insurance, and a stipend of approximately $12,000.00 per academic year. Additional summer employment within the Department is also possible.
Qualifications:Prior experience working with sport programing, preferably within a higher education setting. Undergraduate GPA of 3.0+ highly preferred. Full acceptance into a University of Wyoming Graduate Program.
Application ProcessApply to a UW Graduate Program of your choosing. Concurrently
apply to this GA position by submitting the following via mail or e-mail. The position will remain open until filled.
Three reference contacts
Intramural Sport Coordinator, Campus Recreation
University of Wyoming- Dept. 3604
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Important InformationThis position is contingent upon the availability of funding. The GA position demands a self-motivated individual who is able to work in both stressful and humorous situations alongside a wide variety of people. It is very important that applicants provide an accurate picture of their experience and knowledge in order to insure an adequate placement.
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