ECU Campus Recreation and Wellness is currently recruiting interested applicants for six graduate assistant openings in Fall 2019.
The priority application deadline for all openings is February 1, 2019, but positions remain open until filled.
Compensation: $10,500 stipend for 9 1/2 months of employment. Full NC resident tuition and student fees included. Out-of-state students are responsible for the difference between non-resident and resident tuition. Many academic programs offer out-of-state waivers based on undergraduate success.
Dates of Employment: August 1, 2019-Dec. 13, 2019; January 2, 2020-May 1, 2020. Opportunities for summer employment prior to, and between, years of service.
Term of Employment: Positions are offered for two-years but are contingent on continued academic success (3.0 GPA) and satisfactory job performance. Positions are contingent on continued availability of auxiliary funds.
Application Procedures: Please email a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to the hiring manager listed for each posting.
Academic Requirements: All graduate assistants must gain acceptance into an ECU graduate program no later than August 1, 2019. Each program maintains individual application deadlines and varying academic minimums. Applicants admitted under provisional or probationary status will NOT BE eligible for ECU CRW Graduate Assistant positions until they have fulfilled requirements for full admission.
Adventure Leadership Graduate Assistant
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Adventure Leadership the incumbent has the following responsibilities:
Organize, schedule, supervise, lead and evaluate trips offered by Adventure Leadership.
Ability to lead local and out of state weekend and overnight Adventure Trips along with student trip leaders.
Ensure adherence to departmental safety/risk management procedures.
Market, organize, develop and implement adventure clinics and trips for on & off campus groups.
Assist with the recruitment, training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of student staff in adventure and team training activities.
Maintain accurate statistical records related to participation, budget, and equipment inventory.
Assist with the supervision and evaluation of undergraduate practicum and internship students placed in the department.
Assist in the promotion of campus recreation events and activities.
Assist in the assessment of campus recreation programs through various research tools.
Coordinate and communicate departmental programs and services to designated student representative groups.
Conduct/instruct clinics, trips and workshops for staff on rental/wall procedures, adventure sports, initiatives, Alpine Tower & Odyssey course methods.
Assist in the development of student leaders within Team Training & Adventure.
Utilize computer and web-based programs to coordinate activities.
Experience leading adventure trips
Experience working in an adventure rental center
Experience working at an indoor climbing facility
Wilderness First Responder Certification preferred
To apply for this posting please send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Adrienne Fike at email@example.com or contact by phone at 252-328-1560.
Athletic Training Graduate Assistant (2 Positions Open)
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Athletic Training the incumbent has the following job responsibilities:
Serve under the director of the CRW Assistant Director of Athletic Training
Coordinate the supervision, prevention, care, management and disposition of injuries, illnesses sustained by student athletes to include 37 club sports with 1500 total athletes and 25 Intramural Sports with 6,000+ annual participants.
Communicate with Club Coaches, CRW Medical Director, and Club Sports staff regarding participant injury status
Maintain appropriate documentation of all injuries and illnesses to student athletes
Maintain current knowledge and skills of standards of practice in the field as established by the NATA, NCAA and other appropriate, recognized organizations
Assist with management of the CRW Concussion Protocol
Assist with management of the CRW Return to Play Protocol
Provide clinical service for drop-in/informal recreation, intramural, club and instructional program participants.
Provide on-site athletic training supervision for club, intramural, and other special event services at CRW and satellite facilities to include work in outdoor environments
Serve as a mentor to undergraduate students completing on-site clinical hours
Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training
Certified Athletic Training (ATC) as designated by the Board of Certification
Licensed Athletic Trainer by the North Caroline Board of Athletic Training Examiners or eligible to apply.
To apply for this posting please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Dr. Greg Corack, Associate Director of CRW Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact by phone at 252-328-1564.
Special Note: CRW is currently constructing a 900 sq. ft. dedicated Athletic Training space in the Main Campus Student Recreation Center to open in August 2019. Both graduate assistants are new positions and will report to a newly hired Assistant Director.
Communications and Promotions Graduate Assistant
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Communications and Promotions the incumbent has the following job responsibilities.
Directly manage and supervise the work of student Marketing Assistants and/or Graphic Designers
Organize, assign, and follow-up of marketing
Coordinate social media, email, press releases, tabling, displays, and other marketing
Entry, analysis and application of assessment and statistical data for marketing
Present at monthly RA Coordinator meetings.
Assist with planning and implementation of the Open House, Barefoot on the Mall and other Special Events
Assist with the development and generation of new marketing concepts, mediums, and ideas
Oversee marketing area operation in including work schedules, inventory, and equipment
Assist with the development and implementation of post program evaluation such as focus groups, online surveys, and forum
Facilitate periodic communication with program area staff to determine needs and monitor
Experience working in marketing and/or graphic design
Experience with managing multiple social media platforms
Experience with graphic design software to include Adobe Suite
To apply for this posting please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Jenny Gregory at email@example.com or contact by phone at 252-328-4942.
Fitness Graduate Assistant
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Physical Activity the incumbent has the following job responsibilities:
Assist in the development, implementation, evaluation and assessment of fitness and physical activity programs, which may include classroom and residence hall presentations, workshops, special events (some may occur in the evening and on weekends).
Assist in the recruitment, training and development, scheduling, supervising, and evaluation of fitness area employees such as Fit Trainers, Personal Trainers and Group Fitness
Conduct fitness area orientations, weight training educational workshops, or other fitness related
Design and implement incentive programs for general
Assist with the supervision and evaluation of undergraduate internships students placed in the
Assist in the marketing and promotion of campus recreation events and
Assist in the research and purchase of fitness
Assist in the assessment of campus recreation programs through various research
Assist with assessment, risk management and technology.
Research health-related topics as
Assist in the development of student leaders within fitness and physical
Work in close cooperation with multidisciplinary staff at Campus Recreation & Wellness and other Student Affairs and the campus community.
Assist with administrative tasks and other duties as assigned,
Nationally recognized certification as a personal trainer or group exercise instructor
Experience working as a personal trainer
Experience teaching group exercise
To apply for this positing please send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Suzanne McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 252-328-1568.
Wellness Graduate Assistant
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Wellness the incumbent has the following job responsibilities:
Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of educational experiences for students around the eight dimensions of wellness (physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, environmental, financial, occupational, and social).
Provide oversight and scheduling of the Wellness Program Assistants.
Continue development and implementation of the 4 What’s Next Program in area high schools in conjunction with the Jordan Porco Foundation.
Recruit, train, and assist with supervision of peer health
Assist with instruction of classes as
Present wellness education programs in residence halls and to other clubs and organizations as
Provide administrative oversight of Stall Talks educational
Assist with marketing programs and events.
Assist with assessment, risk management and technology.
Work in close cooperation with multi-disciplinary staff within CRW, Student Affairs and the campus community.
Attend meetings and participate in workshops held by various units in Student
Serve on various committees as
Previous experience with public speaking, program planning and assessment
Previous experience working with collegiate wellness or fitness programming
To apply for this posting please send a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references to Sam Combs at email@example.com or contact by phone at 252-328-4947.
Bachelor's Degree from Accredited Institution
Experience working in Campus Recreation or related field
CPR/First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain within 30 days of employment
About East Carolina University
East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public university and a member of the UNC system serving over 29,000 students. ECU is a progressive doctoral-granting institution with the feel of a small college. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Art, Business, Education, Health and Human Performance, Human Environmental Sciences, Industry and Technology, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 392-acre main campus and 46-acre medical campus are located in Greenville, NC.