JOB SUMMARY: Assist in the operation of the University of Illinois Ice Arena for Campus Recreation. Provide leadership in the area of facility operations, event management and student development. The secondary purpose of this position is to provide development opportunities to the incumbent which could include special projects and/or assignments.
Assist with preparation of data collection, program assessments, and overall program recommendations
Student Development and Supervision
Provide leadership and serve as a resource to student staff. Lead and/or assist with training and developmental opportunities for student staff
Provide support to the student staff and the Ice Arena Associate and Ice Arena Specialist; attend and participate in regular staff meetings and perform other duties as assigned
Adhere to and maintain divisional performance criteria at a satisfactory level; maintain current certifications
Collaborate with other Campus Recreation units as needed to execute array of programming efforts for diverse participants
Conference and professional development travel participations [state and regional annually, national during second year of assistantship]
Opportunities to work in different areas of Campus Recreation to broaden recreational learning experience and serve on departmental committees
Based on applicant’s desired interest areas, can be flexible creating leadership roles and working opportunities within the Ice Arena
Participation in departmental committees
Adhere to and maintain divisional performance criteria at a satisfactory level; maintain current certifications.
Assist with other Campus Recreation programs as needed.
State and Regional Conference travel opportunities.
Must have experience working in recreational sports programs and/or special events. Experience supervising part time employees preferred. Must have a Bachelor’s degree.
Applicants must be accepted to the University of Illinois. To receive a tuition and fee waiver, applicants must be enrolled in the College of Applied Health Sciences department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism.
MINIMUM WORK REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Must have a Bachelor’s degree. Applicants must be accepted to the University of Illinois. To receive a tuition and fee waiver, applicants must be enrolled in the College of Applied Health Sciences department of Recreation, Sport and Tourism (RST). Minimum qualifications for RST are as follows:
An upper division GPA from an accredited university of 3.0 or higher
A total on the GRE math and verbal sections of 300 or better, with neither score below 145
A score of 3.5 or better on the written/analytic section of the GRE
For International students, a TOEFL score that meets UIUC requirements
Email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Cherise Marks, Student Development Coordinator, Campus Recreation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 17, 2019.
Cover letter or resume should indicate (yes or no) if you meet the minimum qualifications for graduate school admission.
About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Recreation
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Recreation provides over 450,000 square feet of indoor recreational space and 19 acres of outdoor fields, all with the goal of providing the University community with recreational and wellness opportunities. With six unique facilities offering numerous activities, Campus Recreation ensures that everyone can find a way to both have fun and stay active year-round.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Recreation is a part of Students Affairs at the University of Illinois. From outside the classroom learning experiences, to physical and emotional wellness, leadership opportunities, global awareness, safety, fun, and career preparation, Student Affairs supports all aspects of student life at Illinois.