This assistantship gives practical experience to those interested in pursuing a career in recreation or athletics. The GA will learn about scheduling, facility management, and have the ability to practice leadership within the workplace. Students will have the opportunity to learn and practice their risk management and critical thinking skills in this fun, exciting position that works directly with hundreds of students per day.
This position is responsible for assisting in the operation of the recreation and wellness programs, and therefore, should be skilled in organizing recreational sports and wellness programs that provides all North Central College students, staff, and faculty the opportunity to participate in wellness, recreation, team, or club sports while working collaboratively with coaches, athletic department administration, community education conferences and camps, physical plant staff, building/grounds staff personnel, campus safety, student-workers, sport management interns, and residential life staff. They will assist in the evening and weekend supervision for intramurals, fitness classes, athletic contests, sport clubs, outdoor recreation, and special events.
Applications through Bluefish will not be accepted. To apply visit: https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/4479
Education/Training: Admission into a graduate degree program at North Central College is required. Graduate programs that best compliment this assistantship is Master of Leadership Studies.
Experience: Undergraduate experience in the field of recreation or related field preferred; computer skills in Word, Excel, and web design are preferred; strong public relations skills; facility supervision experience also preferred.
License: Driver’s license required. Special certifications in personal training, strength training, aerobics, CPR, first aid and/or other sport/wellness related areas preferred.
About North Central College
North Central College is a renowned liberal arts college nestled in the Historic District of Naperville, a friendly suburb about 30 minutes outside Chicago.
North Central College prepares students to be informed, involved, principled and productive citizens and leaders over their lifetime.
We are a private, comprehensive liberal arts college located west of Chicago in Naperville, Illinois. We offer undergraduate degrees in more than 55 study areas and graduate degrees in seven areas. Our 3,000-plus students (about 2,700 undergraduates) make the most of opportunities to study abroad, pursue internships and participate in musical groups, theatre productions, athletics and much more. For more than 150 years, our students have gone on to become lifelong learners, principled leaders and productive citizens.