OPENING DATE:June 11, 2019 POSITION:Fall 2019/Spring 2020 Graduate Assistant:Adventure Education Program: Office of Campus Recreation(1 Position) APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by July 15, 2019. DATE OF APPOINTMENT:August 26, 2019 –May 8, 2020
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Program Coordinator of the Adventure Education Program. Primary responsibilities include the operation of the Minnesota State University, Mankato high ropes/challenge courseand rock climbing walls. Duties include challenge course facilitation, rock wall instruction, program design, scheduling, marketing, customer relations, course/wall maintenance, rental operation, records maintenance, risk management, special events and departmental projects.
SALARY:$10,000 (20 hours/week); tuition waiver up to 9 credits per semester. Appointments made after the tenth day of classes are not eligible for tuition waiver. Dependent upon availability of funds, period of appointment and assignment.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Admitted to a graduate degree program at Minnesota State University, Mankato by start date.?Must be enrolled for a minimum of six (6) graduate credits each semester.?Experience in adventure education programming, rock walls and challenge course management.?First AID and CPR certification.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.?Admitted to Experiential Education graduate degree program.?First Responder, WFA & WFR.?Computer skills (Both Mac and PC).?Interest in conducting research in the field of Experiential Education.?Sound philosophical basis in challenge course and rock wall facilitation.?ACCT Practitioner Portfolio of Experience.?Documented ACCT Practitioner Certification or relevant rock climbing/rock wall certification.
RELATED INFORMATION:Graduate Assistants with a summer appointment must enroll for at least one (1) graduate credit. Contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding, there is a possibility that this appointment may be continued beyond the initial period of employment.Additional information about graduate assistantships at Minnesota State Mankato and application are available at: http://grad.mnsu.edu/. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at www.mnsu.edu.
TO APPLY:Send Graduate Assistant application (http://grad.mnsu.edu/forms/appforgradassistantship.pdf),resume,cover letter (detailing how you meet the above qualifications), unofficial transcripts, and names, addresses and phone numbers for three references to the address below.
CONTACT:Sam A. Steiger, Program Coordinator Campus Recreation: Adventure Education Program & Climbing Walls Minnesota State University, Mankato Campus Recreation: Myers Field House 135 Mankato, MN 56001
Email:Samuel.email@example.com Phone:507-389-6118 Fax:507-389-5393TTY:800-627-3529 or 711
NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle, shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check. The Minnesota State University,Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years' worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online athttp://www.mnsu.edu/safety/. You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by firstname.lastname@example.org.Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System
About Minnesota State University, Mankato
The Office of Campus Recreation at Minnesota State University offers four major program areas: Open Recreation, Intramural Sports, Fitness Activities, and Sport Clubs. We serve a population of 15,000 students and faculty/staff. Our staff consists of 3 full-time staff members, 2 graduate assistants, and 150+ student employees. Our $8.4 million recreation center remodel was completed October 2005.
MSU offers 150 undergraduate and 67 graduate programs of study through its six colleges: Allied Health and Nursing, Arts and Humanities, Business, Education, Science Engineering and Technology, Social and Behavioral Sciences.
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