The Graduate Assistant (GA) position is a para-professional role within the Division of Student Affairs and reports to the respective departmental supervisor. The GA is expected to contribute to the development, supervision, and evaluation of campus programming for both the specific department and the Division of Student Affairs. All Graduate Assistants will be required to take part in all divisional professional staff meetings and in-service training, and are expected to provide professional support to both department and University-wide events.
This positions will be responsible for providing direct supervision to the IM Sports program, Sport Club, and Outdoor Recreation Trips and Rental Center. The GA will also lend support to the overall operation of the Department of Campus Recreation and its programs. This role requires the GA to be on-site for programming during evening and weekend hours as well be on-call to solve program-related issues during non-traditional business hours.
Provide on-site supervision to Intramurals, Sport Clubs and Outdoor Rec Trips
Interview, hire, mentor, train, and evaluate a staff of at least 15 officials, 5 trip leaders, 8 supervisors and 3 coordinators
Provide leadership to our 20+ sport clubs
Conduct regular meetings, in-services and trainings
Assist with the management of the Campus Recreation risk management and concussion program
Assist with the purchase of program equipment and staff uniforms
Schedule competition and officials through IM Leagues
Market programs through a variety of media including IM Leagues, Facebook, OrgSync and Twitter
Provide support to divisional and University-wide events including Provide support to divisional and University-wide events
Additional Salary Information: This position will pay a $6,000 stipend and includes tuition, housing and a limited meal plan.
About University of Mary Washington
The University of Mary Washington is a premier, selective, coeducational, public institution that offers:
Rigorous academics in small, highly interactive classes.
Innovative and accessible master teachers.
Three colleges – arts and sciences, business, and education – which produce graduates who are critical thinkers prepared to succeed.
A supportive campus community that values honor and integrity.
A civically, socially, and intellectually engaged community.
We are located in Fredericksburg, Va., within an hour’s drive of both Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Va., providing students with unique internships, research excursions, and recreational opportunities. UMW has two other nearby campuses: one in Stafford, Va., which caters to graduate and adult degree programs; and another in Dahlgren, Va., which offers continuing education and professional development courses for the region’s engineers, scientists and administrative professionals.
Approximately 4,000 undergraduate students
Students from about 40 states and many foreign countries
About 20 percent self-identified minorities
About 60 percent live on campus in one of 17 residence halls or campus apartments
Nearly 500 enrolled in professional studies and graduate programs