The Campus Recreation department at the University of Nebraska at Kearney has multiple graduate assistant positions available for the start of the 2020 Fall Semester. Graduate assistant positions include a full tuition remission and stipend.
Intramural Graduate Assistant:
Responsible for the overall supervision of the student supervisors, officials, and scorekeepers, as well as the supervision and operations of Intramural activities. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: - Assist with the planning, scheduling, promotion, supervision, evaluation, and operation of Intramural activities. - Hire, train, schedule, evaluate, and retain quality Intramural supervisors, officials, and scorekeepers. - Maintain regular office hours and develop working relationships with participants. - Develop and implement new ideas/concepts that will improve the Intramural program. - Assist with the maintenance, inventory, and purchasing of necessary equipment. - Assist with technology applications. - Monitor for safety and risk management issues. - Assist with facility supervision when necessary.
Facility Operations Graduate Assistant:
Responsible for the overall supervision of the student staff, as well as the supervision and operations of the facilities operated by Campus Recreation. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: - Interview, hire, train and schedule student staff. - Manage both staff recognition and discipline. - Conduct employee evaluations once a semester. - Conduct monthly staff meetings and in-services. - Assist with the managing and maintaining of Campus Recreation policies and procedures. - Monitor, log and submit work order for repairs to facilities and equipment. - Compile usage reports of Campus Recreation facilities. - Create, organize, market, and implement Campus Recreation events and activities.
Requirements for Graduate Assistant Positions:
- Admittance into a graduate program at UNK. Admittance requirements include a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75. - Intramural sports experience (Intramural GA position only). - Strong interpersonal skills - Desire to contribute to a growing recreation program. - Ability to stay organized and detail oriented. - CPR/AED/First Aid certification (will train if necessary).
Preferred qualifications for Graduate Assistant Positions:
- Sports officiating experience (Intramural GA position only). - A passion for recreation/sports/healthy lifestyle. - Understanding of student development theory. - Experience with Microsoft Office, imleagues (Intramural GA position only), and WhentoWork. - Experience with administration of recreation programs and ability to assist in other areas. - CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.
Please contact Andrew Winscot at firstname.lastname@example.org or 308-865-8849 if you have questions about the positions.
Applications will be taken until the position is filled, however for full consideration applications should be submitted no later than February 1, 2020.
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About UNK Campus Recreation
The University of Nebraska at Kearney is a public, residential university committed to be one of the nation’s premier undergraduate institutions with excellent graduate education, scholarship, and public service.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney will achieve national distinction for a high quality, multidimensional learning environment, engagement with community and public interests, and preparation of students to lead responsible and productive lives in a democratic, multicultural society.
Key to such improvement will be: clear focus on mission imperatives, fidelity to historic core values, and continuous and rigorous self-appraisal or assessment of outcomes.
5,274 undergraduate students and 1,628 graduate students.
Students come to UNK from 91 of the 93 Nebraska counties, all 50 states including the District of Columbia, and over 50 foreign countries.
UNK offers 120 undergraduate majors, 22 pre-professional programs, and 27 graduate programs.
Each year, the UNK Honors Program accepts more than 120 freshmen based on a minimum top 25% class rank, a minimum 27 ACT score, letters of reference, extracurricular accom...plishments, and essays. At present, there are 550 students in the Honors Program.
UNK’s undergraduate research program is a national model. Campus programs support students working one-on-one with professors to conduct original research and creative projects. Over 30% of UNK students do research outside of class and present their projects at academic conferences.
UNK is the only campus in Nebraska to participate in the National Student Exchange that allows students to attend one of 175 other universities or colleges across the continent for a semester or a year, often at UNK tuition rates.
Member of NCAA Division II—Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association.
Programs include baseball, softball, football, volleyball, wrestling, women’s swimming and diving, women's soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s golf, and men’s and women’s track and field.
Colors: Royal Blue & Old Gold.
Nickname: Lopers (for the Pronghorn Antelope)
UNK athletes are students first. The average cumulative GPA for all 19 Loper teams is consistently above 3.0.