The University of Texas at Dallas is seeking applicants for a Graduate Assistant of Competitive Sports for the 2019-2020 academic year. This position will report to the Assistant Director of Competitive Sports and will provide daily operational support to both the intramural and club sports programs. The opportunity will provide the student with a comprehensive and engaging experience to further enhance their career and professional development.
Contribute to University Recreation as a professional staff member
Shared organization of intramural leagues and events, including marketing, schedules, and assessment.
Administration and advising of club sports including club travel and home activities, club leadership development, promotion, and records.
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, schedule, and evaluate officiating student employees.
Lead and/or assist program area trainings and meetings:
Club Sports Officer Fall and Spring Trainings, Coach Training, and Leadership Meetings.
Provide ongoing evaluation and recommendations for Competitive Sports.
Assist in the purchase, inventory, and maintenance of program equipment.
Assist with other department activities as assigned.
Submit via email or mail applicant's letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three (3) references by January 15, 2019, for priority consideration to:
Chris Gormley, Assistant Director of Competitive Sports
800 West Campbell Road, AB10
Richardson, Texas 75080
Due to University Closing over the Winter Break from December 21, 2018, to January 2, 2019, there will be limited access to email and mail services. Applicants will receive an application confirmation by Friday, January 4, 2019. Interviews will take place from the application deadline through the Annual Conference in Boston.
Employment Dates: August 15 to May 15 with an option to renew for a second year (9-month period) with an option for hourly employment outside of contract dates.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution.
Acceptance into UT Dallas Graduate Program.*
Exposure to event coordination (sport leagues and events) and/or administration of student organizations (club sports).
Involvement in hiring, training, supervising, evaluating, and advising of student employees (supervisors/officials) and/or club leaders.
Demonstrated commitment to student development, diversity, recreational sports principles, theories, and values.
Demonstrated knowledge of safety and risk management issues for student organizations and/or sport events and activities.
Experience with Microsoft Office and web-based application.
Weekend and evening availability.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Experience officiating within recreational, high school, and/or collegiate sports.
*Offer is contingent on acceptance into UT Dallas Graduate Program and ability to pass a criminal history background check. There is not a specific grade point average, however, scores under 3.0 will have difficulty with acceptance.
Qualifications for admissions are determined by both the Graduate School and the applicant's chosen program. All applicants need to meet these requirements to be considered for admission. The University established priority deadline is January 15 and May 1 for regular application and documentation for Fall Enrollment. However, academic programs establish their own application deadlines, so be aware when choosing an academic program. Visit http://www.utdallas.edu/admissions/graduate/ for more information and specific admission requirements.
Additional Salary Information: $13,500 plus full tuition and fee payments (not including books) for Fall and Spring semesters, professional development funds, and optional summer employment at an hourly rate. The position is benefit eligible but is not considered in compensation or paid by the university. Relocation costs are not provided.
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