The Department of Recreation & Wellness at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking applicants for the following graduate assistant positions: Fitness, Aquatics, Outdoor Adventures, and Team QUEST. Graduate Assistants will be expected to work an average of 20 hours per week. Work will include some weekends and evening hours.
COMPETITIVE SPORTS GRADUATE ASSISTANT The GA for Competitive Sports is responsible for assisting with the day to day management and development of the competitive sports program. Including daily and weekend events within intramural and club sports across various facilities around campus.
Work directly with the Competitive Sports Coordinator
Assist in development of an Intramural Sports Staff including recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluation of personnel / payroll
Promoting and marketing
League scheduling / administration / record keeping
Assist with disciplinary meetings
Foster student development
Develop and lead staff training / in-services
Provide on-site evaluation of staff
Coordinate Club Sport events
Participate in department level programs and initiatives
Actively be involved with NIRSA Championship Series and NOCRSA State events
Assist with evaluation of risk management protocols and administer employee audits
AQUATICS GRADUATE ASSISTANT
The GA for Aquatics is responsible for assisting with operations of Leonard J. Kaplan Center’s Natatorium, including a 25-yard by 25-meter lap pool, activity pool with a zero-depth entry, vortex, and shallow wading area, wet classroom, sundeck, and sauna and the satellite facility, Piney Lake.
Work directly with the Aquatics Coordinator.
Weekend and nights are required.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate 25-30 lifeguards and swim instructors.
Implement and evaluate emergency response drills for student employees.
Aid in coordinating the Swim Lesson Program.
Execute monthly payroll for student employees.
Assist with risk management planning and implementation of policies and procedures for the pool.
Maintain first aid supplies and needs for department.
Teach American Red Cross classes offered through the department.
Assist with equipment purchase, inventory, budget, maintenance, and marketing.
Collaborate with program staff to assist with departmental and program assessments.
Work on other special projects as necessary including planning staff trainings and in-services, developing manuals, and serving on committees.
Serve as a lifeguard on duty as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
GENERAL Applicant Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in a related field.
Admittance to a UNCG graduate program (must have minimum of a 3.0 GPA and GRE score of 310).
Current American Red Cross First Aid, CPR/AED certifications.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with diverse groups.
Competent knowledge of general computer programs including Excel, Word, Power Point, Google, etc.
Successful completion of criminal and driving background check.
Experience working in a collegiate recreation setting preferably in intramural and club sports
Officiating experience and certifications
Bracketing and scheduling experience
Rules evaluation and creation
Aquatics Graduate Assistant Qualifications:
Previous aquatics experience
Current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification
Bachelor’s degree in Sport Administration, Recreation, or related field.
Preferred: LGI, WSI, LGIT, WSIT certifications and swim lesson experience.
Application Process: Submit letter of application, resume and list of 3 references via email to the appropriate contact below (Do not apply through Bluefishjobs.com). For the Outdoor Adventures GA position, a trip log is also required.
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Additional Salary Information:
$10,000 plus in-state tuition scholarship from August to May, possible partial health insurance, and possibility of additional summer employment.
Funding for certifications and professional development opportunities possible.
About UNCG Dept. of Rec & Wellness
Founded in 1891, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is a large, urban, public research university with an enrollment of 18,500 students on 210 acres in Greensboro, North Carolina. The population of Greensboro is approximately 275,000, with a metropolitan population in the Piedmont Triad area of 1.7 million. Greensboro offers a superior quality of life, four moderate seasons, excellent schools, and access to arts, outstanding medical care, and an exceptional collegiate environment, with seven colleges or universities in Greensboro. Greensboro benefits from expanding logistics, medical, manufacturing, and educational industries, including an international airport. UNCG is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a High Research Activity University.