Campus Recreation is looking for dynamic, team-oriented students to join our program as the Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Pursuits.
You must apply for this position through the FGCU website: Work at FGCU to be fully considered for this position
We will be conducting interviews at the NIRSA National Conference and hosting an informational session on Sunday, February 17th at 1:30 pm in Room 301.
Essential Duties include:
•Assist in the design, implementation, and evaluation of all programming areas. This includes, but is not limited to, outdoor gear rentals, outdoor skill clinics, trips, and challenge course programs.
•Assist in creating programs that are intentionally designed, and well sequenced, to provide appropriate skill development progressions for beginner to advanced participants.
•Assist in the daily operations of all Outdoor Pursuits programming areas; outdoor equipment rentals, waterfront rentals, trips, and challenge course.
•Ensuring monthly inventory and inspection of all program related gear are completed.
•Maintaining an orderly and efficient bike repair area.
•Assisting with researching and purchasing new gear and storage materials for the program areas.
•Assist with hiring, training and supervising of a student staff of 15-20 rental specialists, challenge course facilitators, and assistant trips leaders.
•Assist in creating effective trainings to provide opportunities for students to grow in the core skill areas.
•Assist in bi-monthly in-service trainings for student staff.
$14/hour for 25 hours/week plus Florida in-state tuition waiver for 9 credit hours per semester. If candidate is from out of state, the difference in tuition will be made up by student.
Possible on-campus housing option available depending on University Housing availability
For more information, please contact:
Oliver Sendall Assistant Director - Outdoor Pursuits FGCU Campus Recreation 239-590-1419 firstname.lastname@example.org
Bachelor’s degree from a regional accredited institution.
Demonstrated experience with outdoor adventure programming.
Must be a graduate student within Florida Gulf Coast University’s at the time of hire and throughout the appointment.
Must hold a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a student in good standing with the University.
About Florida Gulf Coast University
Florida Gulf Coast University is about more than just basketball and beach time. “Dunk City,” as it became known nationwide during the FGCU men’s basketball team’s historic run in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, is a diverse community of more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students who are just as committed to hitting the books as hitting the campus lakeshore beach. In less than 20 years, FGCU has made an indelible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area’s economy and a cultural hub for the community. Our students enjoy one of the highest graduate employment rates among the state’s universities. Our campus and region serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the entire region. Inspiring those who inspire others — that’s The FGCU Effect.