The successful candidate will provide shared leadership for a comprehensive university-wide recreational program designed for more than 50,000+ students and faculty, and will assist with cultivating and delivering the departmental brand to the entire community. The successful candidate will promote and cultivate an environment that values inclusiveness and diversity, engage in evidence-based decision-making, and promote student development and learning. The mission of Florida State University Campus Recreation is to engage our community in life-long wellness. We provide quality recreational programs, services, and facilities that maximize opportunities for life-long learning, personal development, and leadership through varied recreational endeavors. Our department is committed to holistic student development and student empowerment of our more than 700 student employees, through co-curricular experiential learning opportunities and utilizing collaborative partnerships within the Division of Student Affairs, academic programs, student organizations, and other university entities. Our mission is to move people to total wellness.
Campus Recreation currently serves 75% of the student population on campus through various programs and services in fitness, wellness, outdoor adventure, challenge, aquatics, intramural sports, and sport clubs. Additionally, campus recreation offers 7 facilities, including the NIRSA Outstanding Facility in 2010, the Rec SportsPlex. There are 45 Sport Clubs offered in addition to 35 various intramural sports and 75 group fitness classes.
To be considered for an assistantship, students must meet graduate school requirements and be admitted as a degree-seeking graduate student for the Sports Sciences Master’s Program at Florida State University. Typically, the minimum requirements include a 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of course work and a score of 300 (150/150) on the GRE. To maintain the assistantship, a 3.0 or better grade point average must be maintained each semester. Students must be enrolled in minimum of nine credit hours of graduate course work during the fall and spring terms. Each candidate must complete and submit the graduate school application, send official transcripts, and official GRE scores to be considered as an applicant.
An academic waiver will be provided for in-state tuition for the Fall and Spring semester. Summer waiver is dependent on funding available. A stipend will be provided from August to July for the length of the Assistantship. Graduate students have access to health insurance through the University. Start date is August 13, 2018.
Provide coverage for Intramural Sports (basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, and softball) and Sport Clubs (M/W lacrosse, M/W soccer, M/W rugby, M/W ultimate Frisbee, M/W volleyball, cheer, field hockey, softball and baseball) on a nightly basis
Evaluate, treat, rehabilitate and document injuries to student patients at the Student Health and Wellness Center AT/PT Clinic
Submit semester summary reports
Maintain the Athletic Training Room
Conduct inventory and order supplies within budget
Acquire and maintain personal certifications ATC, LAT, BBP, Sexual Harassment, HIPAA, Medical Errors, Liability Insurance, CPR, and First Aid
Attend department-wide Graduate Assistant orientation, training, and other professional development opportunities
Teach CPR/First Aid classes to student employees, as needed
A bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training is required
Licensed through the Florida Department of Health or Eligible
Certified Athletic Trainer or certification is term of employment
Current certifications: Professional Rescuer CPR and AED administration
Demonstrated communication, organizational and leadership skills
Commitment to service, effective interpersonal communication skills
Competency in emergency situations
Review of applications will begin Friday, January 26th. Please submit a letter of application, resume, and names/phone numbers of three references, GRE score (verbal, quantitative, writing) and overall GPA to: Christopher Schmoldt at Fsuatcampusrec@gmail.com
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Florida State University is a public institution founded in 1851 in Tallahassee, Florida. Nearly 40,000 students, including over 31,000 undergraduates, currently attend the University at its main campus.
Tallahassee is located in the panhandle region of north Florida and is a hub for government as the state capital and for education as home to three institutions of higher education: FSU, Flori...da A&M, and Tallahassee Community College. The Big Bend area offers a wide range of entertainment, cultural, and recreational opportunities. Tallahassee is less than an hour's drive from the Gulf coast, 2 hours from both Panama City and Jacksonville, and 4 hours from Atlanta, Tampa, and Orlando.
Florida State University Campus Recreation provides programming and services to students and FSU staff in the areas of Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Aquatics, Outdoor Pursuits, and the FSU Challenge Course program. The department has approximately 20 full-time professionals on staff along with hiring over 700 student workers annually.
The department operates seven recreational facilities including the Dr. Bobby E. Leach Student Recreation Center, Main Campus Fields, Tully Gymnasium, and Speicher Tennis Center. In the past 10 years, the department has opened and completed an expansion of its 108-acre Rec SportsPlex outdoor sports facility, a 2010 NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facilities award winner; constructed an outdoor courts facility, the Westside Courts; and opened its Fitness & Movement Clinic, a satellite fitness facility in conjunction with the University's Health and Wellness Center.
For more information about Florida State University, please visit www.fsu.edu.