Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi Recreational Sports Department
May 23, 2018
Corpus Christi, Texas
Part Time - Entry Level
Graduate Assistant, Outdoor
4 Year Degree
The TAMUCC Recreational Sports Department's Outdoor Adventures Program is looking to hire 1 Graduate Assistant for the upcoming Fall 2018- Spring 2019 school year. Candidate must be enrolled for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.
DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BLUE FISH. Please apply by emailing the Outdoor Coordinator detailed below.
All candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, 3.0 GPA, and be accepted into the graduate school.
Graduate Assistant Position Description
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi is currently seeking a Graduate Assistant (GA) for Outdoor Adventures (OA). The GA will work alongside the Outdoor Program Coordinator to run the trip and equipment rental programs. Job duties will primarily focus on the training and management of OA trip leader staff, trip preparation (paperwork, acquiring rentals, equipment checking, etc.), and leading trips or workshops. The Graduate Assistant will be required to work 20 hours per week while pursuing a graduate degree.
Plan, implement, lead, and evaluate outdoor programming for students, faculty, and staff.
Assist in the oversight of the equipment rental program and its staff.
Lead In-Service Trainings for both OA trip staff and rental staff.
Aid in budget development and management, as well as create and revise employee policy manuals.
Assist and/or lead team building exercises for various university groups.
Work with the coordinator to purchase equipment, track inventory, and maintain equipment.
Provide outdoor activity-themed collaborative programming by working with Rec Sports and other university programs.
Additional responsibilities as required.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year institution with a GPA of 3.0 or above
Admission into Texas A&M University—Corpus Christi Graduate School
Relevant work experience in outdoor programming
Ability to excel in a dynamic and challenging atmosphere
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Desire to continue a career in campus recreation post-graduation
Experience in a supervisory role (i.e. Student Manager, Program Supervisor, Trip Leader, etc.)
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) or Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certifications
Served as a Senior Trip Leader or equivalent high rank in an outdoor program.
Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references to Cole Castleberry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional Salary Information: Hours per week: 20
Stipend: $1,200 paid monthly (no tuition waiver)
* In-state tuition match for those out of state
About Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi Recreational Sports Department
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, regional comprehensive Hispanic Serving Institution that combines a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement. The beautiful natural setting of our Island University is enhanced by modern buildings, an extensive library, a magnificent Performing Arts Center, NCAA sports, recreational facilities, and many amenities that support an enjoyable quality of life. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only University in the nation located on its own island with palm trees lining pathways throughout the 240-acre campus.