Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is pleased to announce that we will be accepting applications for a Sports Club Graduate Internship, for the Recreation Department under the Division of Student Affairs in the 2019-2020 academic year. We are seeking applicants with recreation experience in Sport, who are looking to expand their experience in a student development focused environment. The position will assist in coordinating the Sport Club program at our four recreation facilities on the New Brunswick campus, as well as other events within Recreation.
Any offer made to a qualified candidate will follow a determination by the faculty of the College Student Affairs Ed.M. Program that the applicant is eligible for admission to the Graduate School of Education, and a passing background check.
The position is a two-year commitment subject to satisfactory evaluations and good academic standing while completing the requirements for a Masters of Education in College Student Affairs within the two-year period.
The accepted candidate will receive tuition remission (in-state equivalency), a yearly stipend of $11,000, and a parking pass stipend of $200.
People interested in the position should forward a cover letter with resume to Kristen Imbimbo, Assistant Director of Sport - email@example.com
As part of the Division of Student Affairs, under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Sport and the Sport Club Coordinator, the Sport Club Graduate Intern will assist in the oversight of a Sport Club program with 55+ clubs and over 2200 student participants:
Advise/mentor sport club officers on day to day decisions, including budgets, fundraising, scheduling, coaching.
Schedule and approve sport club practices and competitions.
Collaborate with Sport Club staff and leaders to manage sport club risk management and other club related issues as they arise.
Manage all areas of the sport club program travel policy. Insure proper paperwork is submitted, maintain accurate records of vehicle usage (departmental and rental), oversee all reservations for bus and plane requests, and maintain proper billing records.
Develop agendas and content for meetings, trainings, and workshops.
Be available for potential nights and weekends as part of the work schedule.
Provide office hours during the day to be available for sport club officers.
Assist in recruiting, training, hiring, scheduling, evaluating, motivating, student staff.
Directly mentor and work with the sport club executive board.
Assist in the oversight of all fundraising by clubs.
Manage equipment and inventory for the sport club program.
Assess the current sustainability of each sport club. Make recommendations to the Sport Club staff where needed.
Research and keep up to date with new trends in the sport club field.
Represent the Program and the Department of Recreation at other university related events and conferences.
Assist in the development of the department’s youth summer camp
Prepare a monthly report outlining that month’s achievements and an annual report that summarizes the achievements of the past year.
Other duties as assigned.
Summer employment is available and encouraged through our 8-week summer day camp program (40 hours/week) providing additional income.
4-year Bachelor’s Degree.
Interest in attaining a Masters Degree in College Student Affairs (CSA).
Acceptance into the CSA program as determined by the faculty of the College Student Affairs ED.M Program within the Graduate School of Education.
CPR and First Aid Certification, or willingness to get certified within the first three months of employment.
Willingness to attain RU Defensive Driving certification within 60 days of employment.
Competencies/credentials that include training and supervising student leaders and student personnel.
Related experience in recreational sports administration.
Knowledge of DoSportsEasy management program.
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel.
Experience with social media.
Additional Salary Information: $200 parking pass stipend
summer employment as an assistant facilitator during RU's 8 week summer youth camp - 40 hrs/wk @ $14/hr
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 69,000 students and 22,500 full- and part-time faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.
Rutgers Recreation is a full-service recreation department offering club sports, intramurals, instructional classes, personal training, wellness programming, aquatics programming, outdoor recreation activities, team building and special events for serving over 45,000 students on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus.