Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant - COMPENSATION PACKAGE: Full tuition waiver for in or out of state residents. Stipend of $11,700 for 9 months and possible summer position is hourly at $12/hour. We also offer travel assistance to professional conferences and medical insurance coverage. University fees are covered by each student.
The Competitive Sports Program is looking for professionally minded individuals that will help to administer all aspects of assigned activities within a comprehensive, highly competitive Intramural Sports and Club Sports Program. Specific areas of responsibility include team sports, individual and dual tournaments, meets, special events and oversight of clubs. Duties will include: hiring/training of student employees, publicity and promotion of events, scheduling practices/tournaments, scheduling of employees, rule revisions, discipline hearings, equipment coordination and inventory, and evaluation of activities and staff. Scheduling practices and matches while ensuring travel documents for sport clubs are completed. Applicants should demonstrate ability to recruit, hire and train student personnel. Must have a strong officiating background in football, basketball, soccer and/or softball. The candidate must have two years of experience officiating and/or supervising intramural or club sport activities and tournaments. Team oriented ideas, willingness to work hard, and a desire to learn is important. Willingness to pursue recreation as a career is a plus. Knowledge and experience with using WhenToWork, Connect2, and IM Leagues would be beneficial. Intramural sports is the largest student organization on campus and offers over 40 different activities with 70,000 participation's each year. Sport clubs have 1000 students participating in 35 active clubs.
Applications: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application ASAP to receive the highest consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Each applicant must submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and most current transcripts. The position will remain open until filled. Applications are not accepted through the bluefish website. Interested candidates should submit their application materials to Jason Linsenmeyer, Assistant Director of Recreation Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRADUATE COLLEGE: A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Leisure or a related field pertaining to the position you are applying for and acceptance into the OSU Graduate College. Acceptance into a Graduate program will vary from program to program. The Leisure Studies program requires the following minimums: a 3.0 GPA from undergraduate degree and a GRE score with preferred minimums of 153-Verbal, 141-Quantitative, and a 3.5 on the composition section. Should one of the above scores be below the stated minimum requirements, the Leisure Studies Program will consider additional supporting materials, such as, letters of references and on-site/phone interviews.
About Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma State University is a Division I school with an enrollment of 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Wellness is a comprehensive health and wellness program for faculty, staff and students. Included are Indoor and Outdoor aquatics,Intramural Sports, over 35 Sport Clubs, Adpative Sports, Outdoor Adventure, FitFirst classes and Wellness programs. The Department of Wellness Staff comprises over 60 full time staff members, and 16 graduate assistants. For more information please visit: http://wellness.okstate.edu/