Campus Recreation at the University of Illinois is seeking candidates for Graduate Assistant positions for 2017 in the following areas:
Event Operations (1) - Assist in the operation, development and growth of event services and facility reservations for Campus Recreation; Assist with the day-to-day administration of event management for Campus Recreation indoor and outdoor facilities including reservation processing and follow-up, equipment inventory/maintenance, marketing and staffing; Recruit, hire, train, schedule and evaluate event management staff; Provide leadership and serve as a resource to event services student staff; Participate in professional development opportunities.
Ice Arena Operations (1) - Assist in the operation of the University of Illinois Ice Arena for Campus Recreation, including customer service, financial management, risk management, safety procedures, and maintenance reporting. Provide leadership in the area of facility operations, event management and student development. Recruit, hire, train, supervise and evaluate student employees. Provide leadership and serve as a resource to Ice Arena student staff. Participate in professional development opportunities. (No ice-skating experience necessary.)
Positions include a monthly stipend and tuition and partial fee waiver. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2017 or earlier for all positions.
To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Jessica Gentry by April 19, 2017.
To receive tuition waiver, acceptance into the Recreation, Sport and Tourism program in the College of Applied Health Sciences is required (offer will be contingent upon formal acceptance to the program). Minimum qualifications for acceptance in the program include:
GPA of 3.0 or higher Three professional letters of reference with two being from faculty
For more information on grad programs in Recreation, Sport and Tourism: http://rst.illinois.edu/grad-overview
About Campus Recreation / University of IL at Urbana-Champaign
Campus Recreation at the University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign operates four indoor facilities encompassing over 450,000 square feet of recreational space and 42 acres of field space in servicing a student/faculty-staff population of over 55,000 patrons. These facilities experience approximately two million visits each year from our population base. The comprehensive recreational program inc...ludes traditional offerings in the areas of aquatics, group exercise, intramural sports, outdoor adventures, ice arena operations, and sport clubs. It also provides programming in areas such as personal fitness training, youth tournament opportunities, community access, and professional meeting space rental. Campus Recreation employs approximately 55 professional staff and an annual student payroll for over 800 student employees.