The Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant (GA) is a member of Student Life and is responsible for assisting the Director of Campus Recreation in day-to-day operations associated with the Recreation Center, Swimming Pool, and Intramurals programs. The graduate assistant reports to the Director of Campus Recreation.
Responsibilities include: • Propose, plan, coordinate, run and evaluate intramural programs. • Schedule facilities for the Intramural Program with close interaction and cooperation with community recreational leaders. • Familiarize and Implement risk management practices on all intramural programs, following UIU protocol for accidents and incidents that may occur. • Maintain and update the policies and procedures in the intramural handbook and other related documents. • Maintain and inventory intramural, recreation center, outdoor pursuits, and pool equipment. • Communicate programming of the Recreation Center via university calendar, website, and social media outlets. • Attend weekly staff meetings. • Continuously evaluate the intramural program and make recommendations for improvement. • Assist with other aspects of the Recreation Center, Swimming Pool, and Intramurals as needed. • Prepare an intramural event schedule to include a variety of sports that cater to our diverse student body. • Provide recreational programming in conjunction with homecoming, family weekend, and special events. • Work collaboratively with other campus departments and other schools to promote intramural based programs. • Other duties as assigned.
The Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant must have strong writing and organizational skills, demonstrated ability to lead groups, strong communication skills, the ability to supervise others, as well as the ability and willingness to network with community partners.
Applicants must should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and those received by April 30, 2018 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/845. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Upper Iowa University
Upper Iowa University (UIU), founded in 1857, is a private, not-for-profit comprehensive university. UIU has a traditional, residential campus in Fayette, Iowa, and 19 off-campus educational centers in the United States, In addition, UIU has educational centers in Hong Kong and Malaysia. UIU also has online and independent study programs. Dual enrollment and continuing education courses also are available through UIU.