The department of Campus Recreation at Towson University is a high energy, dynamic organization with a mission to offer recreational opportunities promoting the development of student leaders and healthy lifestyles through physical activity and experiential education.
Graduate Assistant, Competitive Sports
The Graduate Assistant, Competitive Sports will provide administrative and operational support to the Competitive Sports professional staff. Ideally, over the course of the two year assistantship, the GA will benefit from two unique and immersive experiences, spending one full academic year with sport clubs and another in intramural sports. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, planning and facilitating training sessions, student staff supervision, risk management, program development, advising club officers, scheduling, providing onsite supervision of night & weekend programming and serving as a member of the Campus Recreation professional staff including attending weekly departmental staff meetings. Responsibilities may vary based on the evolving needs of the department and the skills of the applicant. Evening and weekend hours are required. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Competitive Sports and the Coordinator, Intramural Sports.
Graduate Assistant, Membership and Guest Services
The Graduate Assistant, Membership and Guest Services will assist with operational support and supervision of Membership, Guest, and Equipment Room Services. Primary responsibilities will consist of assisting with staff supervision, risk management, business practices, and equipment rentals. As a member of the Campus Recreation department, the Graduate Assistant, Membership & Guest Services will hold additional responsibilities that serve the greater needs of the department. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Membership & Guest Services. Evening and weekend hours are required as needed.
Graduate Assistant, Marketing
The Graduate Assistant, Marketing & Communication will work directly with the Assistant Director, Marketing & Communication to develop and enhance marketing and communication efforts for the Department of Campus Recreation. The Graduate Assistant will work closely with the student marketing staff to assist in a variety of marketing initiatives including print, digital, in-person, social media, and video creation. Ability to work summers and winter breaks is desired, as marketing materials are prepped for the upcoming semester. Evening and weekend hours required as needed. This position is a full 2-year commitment.
Submit cover letter (including your proposed Towson University degree program), resume (including current GPA and GRE scores), and a list of three professional references electronically to CRSemployment@towson.edu with the subject line of “Graduate Assistant.” All materials should be submitted in PDF format. Review of materials will begin immediately and conclude no later than February 28th.
Meet and Greet at 2019 NIRSA Conference
Towson University Campus Recreation will not be scheduling formal interviews during the conference. Candidates interested in learning more about the assistantships may attend our informal “meet and greet” session with some of our professional staff members on Sunday, February 17 from 1:30-2:00 p.m. Meet outside of the Career Services Center and look for the staff dressed in Towson University gear!
Learn more information about Campus Recreation and the state-of-the-art facility and outdoor turf fields at www.towson.edu/campusrec
Learn more information about Towson’s Graduate Program offerings at www.towson.edu/graduate/programs/
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and successful admittance to Towson University graduate program.
Previous experience working in Campus Recreation, specifically as a Supervisor or Program Assistant in respective program area of application is preferred.
Applicants must be highly organized with effective time management skills; must be able to work in a fast paced environment; must possess strong written and oral communication skills.
Applicants to the Facility Operations position must also have a current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid certification.
Additional Salary Information: NOTES:
Additional Salary Information: Annual stipend of $6,000 and a full tuition waiver for up to 12 credit hours per semester. There is a potential to work up to an additional 5 hours per week, at $13.35 per hour, with supervisor approval.
About Towson University
One of the nation’s top regional public universities, Towson University offers a welcoming environment for living and learning, close to the area’s top educational, cultural and community resources.
The backdrop for learning is TU’s beautiful 329-acre suburban campus, located eight miles north of Baltimore and less than an hour’s drive from Washington, D.C. Throughout the entire region, Towson University’s strong partnerships with public and private organizations provide unique opportunities for research, internships and jobs. The Towson Learning Network extends beyond its main campus to five off-campus locations throughout the state. Transfer students can complete their degrees at the university’s new state-of-the-art building in Northeastern Maryland.
Towson University is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland, the 12th-largest public university system in the United States. TU is also a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and offers employment opportunities at all levels.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.