The Department of Recreation & Wellness at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking applicants for our open Graduate Assistants for Competitive Sports, Facility Operations and Special Events, Outdoor Adventures, & Team QUEST positions. Graduate Assistants will be expected to work an average of 20 hours per week. Work will include some weekends and evening times.
Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant Job Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the coordination, administration, and supervision of the Intramural Sports Program and assisting with the management of the Club Sports Program.
Managing Intramural Sports Staff including hiring, training, and evaluation of all personnel / payroll
Promoting and marketing of leagues and special events
League scheduling / administration / record keeping
Assist with disciplinary meetings
Foster student development
Develop and lead staff training / in-services
Provide on-site evaluation of staff
Coordinate Club Sport events
Participate in department level programs and initiatives
Facility Operations and Special Events Graduate Assistant Job Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the assisting with the daily operations of the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness.
Implement and evaluate emergency response drills for student employees
Execute monthly payroll for student employees
Assist with risk management planning and implementation of policies and procedures for all facilities
Assist with coordinating staff for facility reservations, major special events, and requests for space from affiliated (University) and non-affiliated groups, including summer camps
Maintain equipment inventory for all sports equipment
Assist with equipment purchase, inventory, maintenance, and inspections
Assist with facility inspections and communicate maintenance needs to Kaplan Center Maintenance staff
Assist with facilities and informal recreation budgets
Monitor and coordinate the lost and found system, equipment check-out and facility access systems
Assist with policy development and implementation
Assist with Connect 2 Training and Fusion Training for new student staff
Coordinate with staff to assist with departmental and program assessments
Work on other special projects as necessary including developing manuals, and serving on committees
Collaborate with Division of Student Affairs staff to promote involvement opportunities on campus through Freshman/Transfer Orientation programs
Outdoor Adventures Graduate Assistant Job Responsibilities: The GA for Outdoor Adventures is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day management of Outdoor Adventures Program including the adventure trips program, climbing wall, and rental center operation.
Assist with the leadership of adventure trips and other program events. Trips and events occur on weekdays, weekends, and over university breaks.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate undergraduate student employees.
Assist with teaching CTR 203: Fundamentals of Outdoor Leadership academic course during the fall semester.
Assist with planning Spartan Outdoor Orientation Programs for incoming Freshmen during the summer with opportunity to lead programs in the summer.
Implement and evaluate emergency response drills for student employees.
Execute monthly payroll for student employees.
Assist with risk management planning and implementation of policies and procedure for all programs and facilities.
Maintain equipment inventory for all program areas.
Assist with equipment purchase, inventory, maintenance, and inspections.
Assist with Outdoor Adventures program budget planning.
Assist with program policy development and implementation.
Assist with marketing and promotion of trips, events, and climbing facility.
Work on special projects and serve on work committees within the Department of Recreation & Wellness and the Division of Student Affairs.
Assist with planning staff trainings, meetings, and other developmental opportunities for student-employees.
Coordinate promotional presentations across various units on campus.
Serve as a climbing wall supervisor and Trip staff member as necessary.
Team QUEST Graduate Assistant Job Responsibilities: The graduate assistant will assist the Director of Team QUEST. Team QUEST, an experiential education program, provides experiences that empower people towards positive change through transferable skills and sustainable processes that improve communication, relationships, and performance. These experiences include portable activities, orienteering team challenge, and challenge courses. We design experiential programs for University Faculty/Staff/Student, community groups and organizations, and athletic teams.
Facilitate Team QUEST programs and work to serve as a Lead Facilitator
Understand group dynamic facilitation skills as they apply to a challenge course
Assist in designing programs for clients with other facilitators to address group goals and needs
Obtain a working knowledge of challenge course equipment
Serve as Course Director for high course programs
Attend all scheduled staff meetings and trainings
Assist in the recruitment and selection of facilitators
Assist in training Team QUEST facilitators
Mentor Team QUEST facilitators
Work with the Team QUEST Director to help create and produce advertising materials for Team QUEST (bulletin boards, fliers, and other areas as assigned)
Assist with periodic maintenance of the challenge course
Assist in maintaining program and activity supplies
Serve as a team player and role model for other facilitators
Serve as a representative of the Team QUEST program within the UNCG campus and Greensboro community
Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned as needed.
Application Process: Submit letter of application, resume and list of 3 references via email to the appropriate contact below (Do not apply through Bluefishjobs.com).
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Founded in 1891, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is a large, urban, public research university with an enrollment of 17,500 students on 210 acres in Greensboro, North Carolina. The population of Greensboro is approximately 275,000, with a metropolitan population in the Piedmont Triad area of 1.7 million. Greensboro offers a superior quality of life, four moderate seasons, e...xcellent schools, and access to arts, outstanding medical care, and an exceptional collegiate environment, with seven colleges or universities in Greensboro. Greensboro benefits from expanding logistics, medical, manufacturing, and educational industries, including an international airport. UNCG is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a High Research Activity University.