Campus Recreation & Intramurals (CRI) has the following graduate assistantships available for the 2017-2018 academic year. Assistantships are renewable for a second year.
- Aquatics (1)
- Club Sports (1)
- Fitness (1)
- Injury Prevention & Care - Athletic Training (1)
- Intramural Sports (2)
- Golf (1)
- Marketing - Public Relations (1)
- Shooting Sports Education (2)
Aquatics (1 position) – The Aquatics Graduate Assistant will be responsible for programming, including promotion, scheduling, and evaluation of all aquatic programs and special events; recruit, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate student staff of lifeguards and swim instructors; assist in program evaluation and development/revision of policies and procedures; manage daily administration of aquatic facility activities, including correspondence with student staff and patrons; management and maintenance of indoor/outdoor aquatic facilities, including water chemistry, filtration, and cleanliness; assist with CRI special events and perform other duties as assigned.
Contact: Max Holloway, email@example.com
Club Sports (1 position) – The Club Sports Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the administration of the club sports program including event management, club communication, officer training, event coverage, data collection, risk management, creating and implementing policies and procedures, marketing, and equipment inventory; assist with CRI special events and perform other duties as assigned.
Contact: Steve Sanders, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fitness (1 position) – The Fitness Graduate Assistant will be responsible for programming, promotion, scheduling, and evaluation of various fitness programs; train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate students performing fitness assessments; assist in program evaluation and development/revision of rules, policies, and procedures; manage daily administration of program activities in the fitness assessment lab, including correspondence with student volunteers and program participants; management and maintenance of equipment and facilities; lead and assist with CRI special events including races, strength events, and perform other duties as assigned.
Contact: Stefanie Rodgers, email@example.com
Injury Prevention & Care – Athletic Training (1 position) – The Injury Prevention & Care Graduate Assistant will be responsible for responding to injuries and emergency situations for CRI programs, events, and open recreation to include evenings and weekends; maintain records, inventory of supplies, and equipment; provide coverage for intramural sports and club sports activities as assigned, which include evening and weekend hours; develop education and training programs regarding health and safety issues for staff and participants; assist in monitoring risk management policies and procedures; attend all staff trainings and meetings; assist with CRI special events and perform other duties as assigned.
Contact: Eric Roux, firstname.lastname@example.org
Intramural Sports (2 positions) – The Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant will be responsible for the recruitment, training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of student staffs of sports officials, supervisors, and scorekeepers; programming, promotion, scheduling, and evaluation of team sports, individual/dual sports, and special events; assist in program evaluation and development/revision of rules, policies, and procedures; assist in daily administration of program activities, including correspondence with student staff and program participants; management and maintenance of equipment and indoor/outdoor facilities; coordinate Intramural Sports special events and perform other duties as assigned.
Contact: Ryan Wingers, email@example.com
Golf (1 position) – The Golf Course Graduate Assistant will be responsible for the management of day-to-day golf operations to include the Golf Shop, Food & Beverage, and Outside Services. In addition, this position will have an opportunity to develop teaching skills through “Get Golf Ready,” Junior Clinics, and personal golf lessons. Additional responsibilities include assistance with Golf Shop inventory, merchandising, staff training and development, assisting with CRI special events, and performing other duties as assigned.
Contact: James Kittinger, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marketing – Public Relations (1 position) – The Marketing – Public Relations Graduate Assistant will be responsible for representing Campus Recreation & Intramurals (CRI) in various mediums including in person, digital, and in print; writing press releases, editing copy for the web, and presenting to various groups both on and off campus; scheduling and daily management of undergraduate marketing staff; planning marketing campaigns, capturing video/photos, and designing layouts; assisting with CRI special events and other duties as assigned.
Contact: Jeremy Wilburn, email@example.com
Shooting Sports Education (2 positions) – The Shooting Sports Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting with the planning, scheduling, administration, management, supervision, and facilitation of programming and competition across the shooting sports disciplines; assisting with the planning, preparing and facilitation of shooting sports classes; programming and competitive activities; data collection, assessments, and report analysis; marketing of SSEC programs and events; attend meetings and serve on assigned committees; and perform other duties as assigned. The applicant must be able to supervise and inspect routine maintenance and cleaning, as well as perform periodic equipment inventories. This position will require some weekend and evening commitments.
Contact: Matt Horst, firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION PROCESS: Preference will be given to applications received by January 13, 2017; however, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three references by e-mailing your application to the contact listed for the respective position. Please include current cumulative GPA and GRE scores. No applications submitted on bluefishjobs.com will be reviewed.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in related field, admission into a Georgia Southern graduate program, demonstrated knowledge or experience in a campus recreation program, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and professionalism and willingness to learn.
STIPEND: $8,000 for a 9-month appointment and a full tuition waiver. Student is responsible for activity fees and books. Professional development funding and summer employment are available.
START DATE: July 31, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please visit our website at recreation.georgiasouthern.edu/graduate-assistantships for complete assistantship descriptions, including position qualifications and requirements, stipend, full job description, and application process and deadlines for the College of Graduate Studies. Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies information is available at cogs.georgiasouthern.edu.