UWG University Recreation Graduate Assistant Openings for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
University Recreation at the University of West Georgia commits to inspire, empower, and educate the university community by providing comprehensive, high-quality, student-focused programs, facilities, and services that create community, connectivity, and develop exceptional leaders who value and embody healthy lifestyles.
Facility Operations (1 opening): The Facility Operations Graduate Assistant will assist the Coordinator of Facilities in managing the day-to-day operations of University Recreation within the Campus Center. This will include management of 45+ facility, administrative, and technician student staff, operating supplies, repairs and replacement of equipment, payroll and CPR/AED/ First Aid training. The Facility Operations Graduate Assistant is expected to assist with special events held within the Campus Center as well as mandatory University events. This position requires a flexible schedule including non-traditional work hours and other duties as assigned.
Operations and Student Development (1 opening): The Operations and Student Development Graduate Assistant will assist the Assistant Director of Facilities and Events in the overall organization and administration of comprehensive leadership development and training. This position will work in collaboration with the department and graduate assistants and will serve as the direct supervisor for 13+ building managers responsible for the safety and security of the Campus Center. This position requires a flexible schedule including non-traditional work hours, ability to assist with campus wide and Campus Center events, and other duties as assigned.
Outdoor Recreation (1 opening): The Graduate Assistant of Outdoor Recreation will assist the Assistant Director of Outdoor Education in the overall organization and administration of a comprehensive University Outdoor Recreation program with an emphasis in Adventure Trips, the Climbing Wall, and Equipment Rental Center. This position will also provide opportunities for experience and collaboration with marketing and facilities, as well as supervision of 20+ student employees of various outdoor recreation specific program areas. This position requires a flexible schedule including non-traditional work hours and other duties as assigned.
Application Process: To view the position descriptions and submit an online application, please visit UWG University Recreation’s Employment and Assistantships website and follow links to the graduate assistantships tab. Applications will be accepted via the online application. When applying, please be prepared to submit (1) a cover letter stating your interest in the position, (2) resume, (3) three professional references, and (4) GPA & GRE scores. For more information, contact information is provided below for each position.
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Facility Operations: University of West Georgia, University Recreation, c/o Kris Kelleher, Coordinator of Facilities, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118, firstname.lastname@example.org
Operations and Student Development: University of West Georgia, University Recreation, c/o Alyssa O’Keefe, Assistant Director of Facilities and Events, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118, email@example.com
Outdoor Recreation: University of West Georgia, University Recreation, c/o Travis Roy, Assistant Director of Outdoor Education, 1601 Maple St, Carrollton, GA 30118, firstname.lastname@example.org
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