The Graduate Assistant for Campus Recreation and Intramural Sports at the North Dakota State University Wellness Center will assist the Coordinator of Campus Recreation and Intramural Sports in the overall organization and administration of a comprehensive intramural and recreation program.
Coordination of Intramural Sports: (80%)
Assist in planning, promoting, supervising, evaluating and operating intramural sports at NDSU.
Assist with the hiring, training and evaluation of approximately seven intramural supervisors, 15 officials and one student coordinator.
Complete the officials’ schedules on a weekly basis.
Assist in the creation of marketing plans to promote and increase participation.
Develop sport officials’ training clinics and captain’s meetings for each major team sport.
Research and implement creative intramural offerings to contribute to an inclusive and comprehensive program.
Assist in all related administrative duties.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Campus Recreation and other duties: (20%)
Assist with budget development and purchasing.
Assist in supervising approximately 30 recreation desk and climbing wall staff and assisting them with their daily duties.
Attend professional staff meetings and participate in a variety of training sessions.
Complete equipment and inventory checks, along with safety checks of AEDs and first-aid kits.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must have completed a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year institution.
Must be accepted and enrolled full-time in an NDSU graduate program.
Must continuously be in good academic standing throughout the period of the graduate assistantship.
Must have Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications (or able to obtain them within the first month of employment).
Must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.
Must not have outside employment which would conflict with the requirements of the position.
Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, IMLeagues and other similar programs.
One year intramural sports work experience (scorekeeper, supervisor, or official) and/or work with student staff in a university setting.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of a variety of sports (flag football, basketball, softball, volleyball, soccer, etc.).
High school officiating certification.
Experience supervising with effective leadership.
Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and written.
Involvement in the NIRSA community.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position requires 20 hours per week with some evening and weekend hours, along with partial availability over semester break week(s). Appointment of position is for a maximum of 2 years, with the 2nd year based on performance and annual responsibility review. First year appointment starts at the beginning of August 2017 and goes through mid-May 2018.
Three professional references (names, addresses and phone numbers)
Initial review will begin February 6th, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Also, NDSU will be at the NIRSA National Conference and will have a mailbox at the COC.
Submit application materials to:
Coordinator of Campus Recreation and Intramural Sports
North Dakota State University
No applications submitted on bluefishjobs.com will be reviewed.
Additional Salary Information: STIPEND:
$9,000 for a 9-month appointment and a full base NDSU tuition waiver (student is responsible for some associated fees and books). Professional development opportunities are available.
NDSU is a national research university of approximately 14,500 students. The university’s researchers are leaders in areas such as nanotechnology, microelectronics, polymers, food safety, plant science, vaccinology, biotechnology, robotics and materials science. NDSU is a student-focused, land-grant research university that encompasses a broad spectrum of curricular offerings, scholarly activity a...nd service. NDSU is ranked in the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education’s elite category of “Research Universities/Very High Research Activity” among 108 prestigious universities.
Fargo, ND is North Dakota's largest city and ranks in the top 100 best places to live, small to mid-sized cities in the United States, in the second annual ranking from Livability. (2015 rankings)
In addition, The Wellness Center provides state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a variety of recreation and intramural programs, and convenient and affordable child care. The Wellness Center is dedicated to promoting and developing healthy lifestyle opportunities for the members of the NDSU community, and promotes the Seven Dimensions of Wellness