Eastern Illinois University - Campus Recreation has three anticipated openings for Graduate Assistants for the upcoming academic year.
INTRAMURAL SPORTS (1)
Responsibilities: This position offers the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of Intramural Sports supervision and programming. The graduate assistant will assist with recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling and supervising the student sports officials and supervisor staff. The graduate assistant will also participate in meetings, assist with policy and procedure revision, distribution and administration, and provide suggestions and feedback to the professional staff. This position will also assist in budget development and administration, scheduling and monitoring sport activities, maintaining program statistics and sports equipment, assist with all sport related special events, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Undergraduate experience in a university recreation intramural sports program with leadership positions preferred. Officiating experience at the university recreation level or state high school level with certifications preferred. Previous experience with IMLeagues online scheduling is preferred. Bachelor's Degree required. All candidates should have an interest in Campus Recreation – Intramural Sports as a career. Acceptance into an EIU graduate program is required.
FACILITY MANAGEMENT (2)
Responsibilities: These positions offer the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of facility supervision. Graduate Assistants will assist with training, scheduling and supervising the student facility staff, supervise the SRC during evenings and weekends in the absence of professional staff, and administer daily programming and memberships in the SRC. All graduate assistants also participate in meetings, assist with policy and procedure revision, distribution and administration, and provide suggestions and feedback to the professional staff. This position will also be responsible for an additional task to be assigned based on the qualifications and experience the individual brings to the position. Possible areas of interest to be considered: marketing and technology, facility scheduling, student employment administration, equipment maintenance, and special events and marketing.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Undergraduate experience in a university recreation facility required with a leadership position preferred. Preference given to candidates with an interest in Campus Recreation as a career. Acceptance into a graduate program at EIU is required. Candidates interested in a Master's Degree in College Student Affairs must apply no later than January 21, 2019, and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. Candidates interested in Kinesiology and Sport Studies must apply no later than March 1, 2019, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Information about EIU Graduate School programs may be found here: http://www.eiu.edu/graduate/.
Stipend: $9000 for 10 months; tuition waiver (in-state or out-of-state)
Dates of Appointment: August 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020 (**All GA positions are renewable through the through the 2020-2021 academic year based on first year’s performance.) Student is responsible for university fees each semester.
To apply for a Facilities position please send cover letter, resume and references to Sarah Daugherty, Interim Director, at email@example.com.
To apply for the Intramurals Sports position please send cover letter, resume, and references to Kevin Linker, Intramural Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted and processed on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled.
For more information about EIU Campus Recreation please visit our website at www.eiu.edu/campusrec or check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About EIU Campus Recreation
Eastern Illinois University has a rich tradition of preparing students to accomplish their life goals through a great combination of quality academics and personal relationships.
Consistently ranked in the top third of Midwest universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, Eastern has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty. In addition to reasonable tuition, fees, and room and board rates, Eastern offers a textbook rental system, saving the average student hundreds of dollars per semester.
A variety of excellent on-campus housing opportunities are available on the safe, compact 320-acre campus. Student graduation and retention rates are well above state and national averages, and that success continues after students earn their degrees -- year after year, Eastern ranks high in job placement, alumni satisfaction and employer satisfaction.
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