The University of Maine is seeking a Competitive Sports GA for the 2019-2020 academic year. The graduate assistant works with both the Assistant Director for Intramurals and Assistant Director of Sports Clubs and Youth Programs in all phases of administration of these programs. Responsibilities may include: strategic planning and organization; recruiting, hiring, training and supervising student employees; developing and scheduling programs and activities; equipment inventory and purchasing. The graduate assistant will work with existing sport clubs and assist with the development of new clubs; oversee numerous intramural sports; train and supervise student staff, club officers and the Sports Club Council. Additional responsibilities may be assigned. A complete job description and more information can be obtained by contacting Dale Russell at Dale.Russell@maine.edu.
All successful Graduate Assistant candidates will demonstrate the following:
Acceptance to UMaine Graduate program. Please visit the graduate program of choice for more information.
Computer knowledge, including proficiency with Windows based computer system and Microsoft applications.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies
Excellent customer service skills
1-2 years of experience working with Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs
Standard CPR and First Aid Certification
Apply by submit the following to Dale Russell by email or fax: Cover letter, Resume, 3 Professional references. Do not apply through Bluefish.
The Graduate Assistant must be admitted to a University of Maine graduate degree program before a job offer can be made.
Review of applications will begin January 14th and continue until position is filled.
Interviews will be conducted via video and/or at the NIRSA Annual Conference in Boston, MA
Dale Russell - Assistant Director of Sports Clubs and Youth Programs
Additional Salary Information: This Graduate Assistantship starts on August 19, 2019 and runs through May 15, 2019. The stipend includes total pay of $15,200.00 and a tuition waiver. The $15,200.00 stipend is for 9 months and will be paid in 10 equal installments on the last working day of each month. Summer employment is available.
You also will be receiving information from the Graduate School regarding student health insurance. You are required to purchase this insurance if you are unable to provide documentation showing current insurance coverage. As part of your compensation, we will pay half of your student health insurance cost and you will be financially responsible for the other half.
Assistance for professional development opportunities is available.
About University of Maine
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
The University of Maine is an EOE/AA employer.