JOB SUMMARY: Assist in the development of student staff through training and supervision. Provide leadership in Student Development and assistance to program areas through special projects or events. Assist in the supervision and development of Student Leads who serve as building supervisors for Campus Recreation. The secondary purpose of this position is to provide development opportunities to the incumbent which could include special projects and/or assignments.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in the supervision of Student Leads, including scheduling, hiring, training and evaluating.
Development of student development program for Student Leads
Assist with the development and implementation of student employee training program which could include design and facilitation.
Assist with special projects related to Human Resources and student employment
Create a student development plan for the department
Inclusivity liaison projects
Assist with other Campus Recreation programs as needed
Planning of Staff Olympics
Lead New Employee Orientation Sessions
May assist Campus Recreation with assessment initiatives.
Develop and Coordinate Graduate Assistant Professional Development Program with the Student Development Coordinator
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES & EXPECTATIONS
State and Regional Conference travel opportunities
Expected involvement and leadership in Student Development committee
Opportunities to participate in departmental committees.
Maintain current certifications in CPR/AED/First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogen Training.
Professional Staff: Daily interaction with professional staff within Campus Recreation, the Division of Student Affairs and various other members of the University of Illinois.
Student Staff: Interactions with members of the entire Campus Recreation student staff.
Patrons: Daily interactions with Campus Recreation, University and community members.
Minimum work requirements:
Position requires flexible work schedule, including some evenings and weekends as necessary.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Recreation, Sport, Tourism Management, Kinesiology, Community Health or Education.
Preferred experience with employee training.
Acceptance into graduate school at the University of Illinois.
To receive tuition waiver, acceptance into the Recreation, Sport and Tourism program in the College of Applied Health Sciences (offer will be contingent upon formal acceptance to program). Minimum Qualifications for Acceptance:
GRE: Required, but no minimum. However, the program is competitive so the scores are important.
GPA of 3.0 or higher
Three professional letters of references with two being from faculty.
Email a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Cherise Marks, Student Development Coordinator, Campus Recreation, University of Illinois at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 6, 2018.
Cover letter or resume should indicate (yes or no) if you meet the minimum qualifications for graduate admission.
About Campus Recreation / University of IL at Urbana-Champaign
Campus Recreation at the University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign operates four indoor facilities encompassing over 450,000 square feet of recreational space and 42 acres of field space in servicing a student/faculty-staff population of over 55,000 patrons. These facilities experience approximately two million visits each year from our population base. The comprehensive recreational program inc...ludes traditional offerings in the areas of aquatics, group exercise, intramural sports, outdoor adventures, ice arena operations, and sport clubs. It also provides programming in areas such as personal fitness training, youth tournament opportunities, community access, and professional meeting space rental. Campus Recreation employs approximately 55 professional staff and an annual student payroll for over 800 student employees.