JOB SUMMARY: Assist in the development of student staff through training and supervision. Provide leadership in Student Development and assistance to program areas through special projects or events. Assist in the supervision and development of Student Leads who serve as building supervisors for Campus Recreation. The secondary purpose of this position is to provide development opportunities to the incumbent which could include special projects and/or assignments.
Assistant Director Human Resources
Student Development Coordinator
Student Development Graduate Assistant
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in the supervision of Student Leads, including scheduling, hiring, training, and evaluating.
Assist with the development and implementation of student employee training program which could include design and facilitation.
Assist with special projects related to Human Resources and student employment
Create a student development plan for the department
Inclusivity liaison projects
Assist with other Campus Recreation programs as needed
Planning of Staff Olympics
Lead New Employee Orientation Sessions
May assist Campus Recreation with assessment initiatives.
Develop and Coordinate Graduate Assistant Professional Development Program with the Student Development Coordinator
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES & EXPECTATIONS
State and Regional Conference travel opportunities
Expected involvement and leadership in Student Development committee
Opportunities to participate in departmental committees
Maintain current certifications in CPR/AED/First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogen Training
Professional Staff: Daily interaction with professional staff within Campus Recreation, the Division of Student Affairs and various other members of the University of Illinois.
Student Staff: Interactions with members of the entire Campus Recreation student staff.
Patrons: Daily interactions with Campus Recreation, University and community members.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Demonstrate excellent written, phone, and in-person communication
Ability to learn and perform job duties using Microsoft Office and Connect2 Concepts.
Knowledge of facility procedures and emergency action plan
Obtain and maintain certifications in American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens
Position requires flexible work schedule, including evenings, weekends, and academic break periods as necessary
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Recreation, Sport, Tourism Management, Kinesiology, Community Health or Education.
Preferred experience with employee training.
Acceptance into graduate school at the University of Illinois: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply/requirements
Email a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Mike Jones, Campus Recreation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28, 2020 for priority consideration. Applications accepted until position is filled.
Cover letter or resume should indicate (yes or no) if you meet the minimum qualifications for graduate school admission and proposed program of graduate study.
About University of Illinois Campus Recreation
Campus Recreation provides a welcoming environment that inspires the university community to engage in recreation and wellness opportunities. With approximately 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art indoor recreation space, 75 acres of outdoor fields, and a diverse variety of fitness, wellness, and recreational programs, there are many opportunities for students to stay active.
We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds who can help foster communities that strive toward the mission of providing “A place for everyone.” This includes supporting the academic mission of the University by developing environments conducive to student learning and academic success, respecting, appreciating and advocating for the diversity of our student population, and supporting the holistic development of all our students.