Under the supervision of the Coordinator, Intramural Sports, the Graduate Assistant - Intramural Sports is responsible for assisting the Coordinator in completing a wide variety of para-professional assignments, with overarching objectives relative to the organization and administration of the Intramural Sports Program.
WORK SCHEDULE: PART TIME, UP TO 20 HOURS PER WEEK DURING THE ACADEMIC SEMESTER. WINTER INTERIM AND SUMMER. SOME EVENING/ WEEKEND WORK REQUIRED, TYPICALLY WITH ADVANCE NOTICE. ADDITIONAL HOURS MAY BE SCHEDULED DURING SUMMER, INTERIM, AND BREAK PERIOD BASED ON DEPARTMENT NEED AND BUDGET AVAILABILITY. WORK SCHEDULE TO BE DETERMINED BY SUPERVISOR.
THIS IS A ONE YEAR APPOINTMENT SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JULY 1, 2018 AND END NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2019. AN ADDITIONAL ONE YEAR APPOINTMENT MAY BE ADDED PENDING SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE.
Assists in the organization and administration of the Intramural Sports Program including:
Assisting in the scheduling and management of multi-purpose complexes
Implementing the Student Intramural Official's training program, including providing direction, supervision and evaluation of sports officials for assigned activities.
Assisting with the recruitment, hiring, and evaluation of Intramural Sports Supervisors, Officials, and Clerical Assistants.
Maintaining employee work schedules and payroll records
Assisting with the development and evaluation of policies and procedures
Publicizing, promoting, and marketing the Intramural Sports Program.
Updating the web page for the Intramural Sports Program and social media content
Providing assistance with the research and evaluation of programs including:
Developing and administering surveys to students, faculty and staff
Compiling survey data and reporting results
Compiling statistics of weekly activities, and analyzing fluctuations in attendance
Conducting inventory and reporting lost or stolen equipment
Assisting with administering risk management programs, including conducting safety audits and generating safety reports
Assisting with the administration of the USU’s Sunny Days Summer Camp
Assisting with providing programming for CSUN’s Summer Enrichment program which could include generating sports courses for high school students with content to include how a sport is played, quizzes, practical application, and final exam.
Attending regular meetings with the Associate Executive Director
Performing other related duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Health Promotion or a related field required.
Must be a currently admitted and/or enrolled in a CSU Northridge graduate program in one of the above disciplines or a related field
Previous related experience and/or specialized education required indicating that the selected candidate has the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the duties of the position.
American Red Cross or department approved First Aid, CPR, and AED certification shall be obtained within 30 days of hire. Training is periodically offered free of charge by the USU. Applicants unable to attend USU-sponsored trainings are required to obtain certification at their own expense.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU. Following an offer of employment, the appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. No applicant will be denied employment solely on the grounds of a criminal offense. The nature of the offense, the date of the offense, the surrounding circumstances and the relevance of the offense to the position(s) applied for will be considered.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of general assessment strategies
Ability to effectively communicate thoughts and ideas in writing using standard principles of composition, as well as accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar
Ability to both administer and follow verbal and written instructions
Identify problems and/or concerns relative to position of employment, and recommend viable solutions
Work with and advise others in a team environment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Effectively coordinate multiple tasks and adhere to deadlines
Ability to pay close attention to detail
Identify problems and/or concerns and recommend viable solutions
Ability to respond to major and minor emergencies such as earthquakes, civil disturbances, hazardous materials, etc.
Supervision is provided by the Coordinator, Intramural Sports
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is typically performed in a temperature-controlled office environment, but some outdoor work in possibly inclement weather conditions should be expected. Contact with students, faculty, staff, administrators, agents, artists and the general public required. May have to work some evenings and weekends. Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE Apply online at www.csun.edu/usu/jobs
Inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The University Student Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status, sexual identity, sexual orientation, sexual expression, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion or genetic information.
Additional Salary Information: $14.40-$18.88/Hour (Anticipated hiring range $14.50-$16.25/Hour)*
PLUS REIMBURSEMENT OF IN-STATE FEES FOR FALL AND SPRING SEMESTERS ONLY
*Wage pending approval by the USU Board of Directors
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