Competitive Sports and Facilities Graduate Assistant
Northeastern Illinois University
May 11, 2018
Contract - Entry Level
Facility Management, Intramurals, Sport Clubs
4 Year Degree
The Office of Campus Recreation at Northeastern Illinois University is proud to announce the opening of the Competitive Sports and Facilities Graduate Assistant position 2018-2019 academic year.
Start Date: August 2018
Application Deadline: July 10, 2018
Stipend: $6,500 for academic year; full tuition waiver; professional development opportunities
The Competitive Sports and Facilities Graduate Assistant, reporting to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, will directly oversee all aspects related to facility management and competitive sports programming.
Oversee the promotion, registration, and scheduling of all intramural sports activities including but not limited to: basketball, flag football, volleyball, and soccer.
Assist in the hiring, training, and evaluating of intramural sports officials and supervisors.
Oversee and coordinate with sport clubs including: enforcement of sport club policies, facility reservations, club funding requests, and promotion of new sport clubs.
Assist in the management of facility operations including: opening and closing of facility, field maintenance, lining of fields for sporting events, enforcement of policies and procedures, equipment inventory, and supervision of building operations staff.
Assist in the supervision of student building staff members and building supervisors.
Help schedule and manage staff for department special events and rentals.
Provide assistance with departmental risk management procedures.
Provide leadership during all staff trainings.
Experience officiating a variety of intramural sports; Intramural supervisor experience a plus.
Must have a general knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of sports.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation packages are dependent on the nature of the position. A Graduate Assistant Position is paid by a semesterly stipend and includes a full tuition waiver. Internship positions are paid hourly and may be eligible for a full tuition waiver. Both types of position are eligible for hourly employment during semester breaks and the summer. Graduate Assistant positions are intended to be a 2-year commitment.
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Christian Kopp at email@example.com.
Additional Requirements and Information
All applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Recreation Management, Sports Management, Exercise Science, or related field. All graduate assistant candidates must have a minimum of one year experience working within a campus recreation setting. Experience working with diverse populations a plus. Typical graduate study programs include: Business Administration, M.B.A.; Exercise Science, M.S.; Higher Education Leadership, M.A.; Geography and Environmental Studies, M.A.; Political Science, M.A.; Inner City Studies Education, M.A.; Human Resource Development, M.A; Communication, Media and Theatre, M.A.
About Northeastern Illinois University
Northeastern Illinois University is a fully accredited public university serving more than 9,000 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students in the Chicago metropolitan area. NEIU engages its diverse campus community in a rich environment of teaching, learning and scholarship. The University offers more than 80 academic programs in the arts, sciences, education and business. Newsweek magazine has named Northeastern Illinois University the sixth best investment among all universities in the nation and number one in Illinois. The University also is recognized as one of the most diverse universities in the United States and is federally designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
Northeastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and Invites Applications from Women and Minorities as well as Other Qualified Individuals.