Graduate Assistants of Recreation Services (departmental responsibilities of all GAs) • Plan, organize, supervise, and manage special event programming • Attend university functions such as First STEP, Transfer Orientation, and Show Me Day events • Facilitate and assist with departmental projects as assigned • Assist with the facilitation of our department teambuilding and challenge program • Assist with the planning of camps and conferences, as deemed appropriate • Assist with the planning of youth & family programming, as deemed appropriate • Assist with budget allocations • Attend and participate in Recreation Services employee staff training, weekly staff meetings, and our professional development program • Work evening and weekends, as deemed appropriate to supervise operations and events • Each have area-specific responsibilities, as described below
Area-specific responsibilities, in addition to departmental responsibilities:
Graduate Assistant, Facilities (1 position) • Reports to the Assistant Director, Facilities & Programs • Manage and supervise programs and special events, such as tournaments and swim meets • Assist with risk management procedures and day to day operations • Coordinating all record keeping and statistics relevant to facility usage • Evening and weekend responsibility • Assist with the recruiting, hiring, training & scheduling staff • Assist with maintenance issues and within the facility • Conduct in-service training
• Reports to the Assistant Director, Fitness & Wellness • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate group fitness instructors and personal trainers • Supervise group fitness and personal training program, and skill development courses • Create and administer safe fitness programs, staff manuals, and staff training program • Coordinate all statistical information for program participation • Maintain all equipment inventory and research and purchase new fitness-related equipment • Coordinate and assist in several fitness-related special events • Assist in annual wellness-based university employee/student health screenings and wellness fair • Assist the Assistant Director with management of the overall university student, faculty and staff wellness programming
Graduate Assistant, Intramural & Club Sports (1 position) • Reports to the Coordinator, Intramural & Club Sports • Assist with planning, organizing, scheduling, marketing, supervising and evaluating programs and events • Recruit, hire, train, supervise and evaluate Intramural Sports Supervisors, Officials and Office Assistants • Assist with duties within the sport club program • Assist in budget development and management • Assist in the development of policies and guidelines that promote safety, care of equipment, and equal access • Ensure that accurate program statistics are maintained e.g. accident reports, point standings, and participant satisfaction surveys • Be proficient on, and enforce, all building and program policies and procedures • Coordinate and participate in disciplinary hearings • Continue to further develop and enhance the Intramural Sports and Club Sports Programs
GA Academic Requirements and Benefits
Academic Information: Position requires admission into a Graduate degree program at Southeast Missouri State University, and maintenance of a Graduate GPA of 3.0. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 is required. A 3.0 is preferred. Specific degree requirements may differ according to the academic major.
Benefits: A complete tuition remission and a stipend of $8,600.00 for Fall and Spring semesters. Additional hourly income for Summer semester may be available. Professional development assistance may also be available.
Evaluation/Renewal: This position is renewable for one year pending a complete evaluation of candidate performance and duties. Termination or non-renewal of the assistantship may result if specific duties are not accomplished or the candidate receives poor performance reviews. Candidate must be available to start no later than August 12, 2019.
Positions are open until filled, please apply early
How to Apply: Please e-mail or send a cover letter, resume, most recent copy of official or unofficial academic transcripts, copy of fitness-related certifications (for fitness/wellness position), and the names and telephone numbers of at least three professional references to:
Mr. Eric Redinger, Associate Director Southeast Missouri State University Recreation Services Department One University Plaza, MS 7100 Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 Telephone: (573) 651-2471 E-Mail: email@example.com
Southeast Missouri State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Position requires admission into a Graduate degree program at Southeast Missouri State University, and maintenance of a Graduate GPA of 3.0. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 is required. A 3.0 is preferred. Specific degree requirements may differ according to the academic major.
Candidate must be available to start no later than August 12, 2019.
About Southeast Missouri State University
Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO), is a public, accredited university located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, near the banks of the Mississippi River. The institution, having started as a normal school, has a traditional strength in teacher education. The recent addition of the River Campus, housing the Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts, has increased the university's commitment to education in the arts. The institution offers over 200 areas of study, including undergraduate degrees as well as master's degrees and a cooperative Ed.D. program with the University of Missouri. The Recreation Services (Campus Recreation) Department has numerous outdoor and indoor recreational spaces, including two large artificial turf multi-use fields (intramural softball, club soccer, flag football, etc), tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, various natural grass fields, and an expansive Student Recreation Center and Student Aquatic Center. www.semo.edu
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