GRADUATE ASSISTANT, ADVENTURE PROGRAMS Responsible for assisting with coordination, administration, and evaluation of Challenge and other Adventure Programs, such as trips, clinics, climbing wall, and special events. The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting in the training, development, evaluation, and supervision of student staff. Experience facilitating outdoor/challenge programs and nationally recognized outdoor/challenge facilitator certifications are preferred.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, COMPETITIVE SPORTS Primarily responsible for the coordination, administration, and supervision of a portion of the Intramural Sports and Sports Club programs with direct oversight for multiple sport clubs and intramural activities. Graduate Assistant will be responsible for the training, evaluation, and supervision of Intramural/Sport Club Supervisors and associated Intramural Officials as well as providing leadership and customer service to multiple sport clubs. Experience as a sport club officer or member or as a sports official is preferred.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, COUGAR CREW Responsible for the development of technically, mentally, and physically competitive student-athletes to represent Washington State University Cougar Crew, a varsity-club sport within University Recreation. Duties include active and ongoing recruitment, implementation of an effective training program under the direction of the Head Coach for Cougar Crew, as well as ensuring team compliance with University Recreation and Washington State University policies and procedures. Collegiate or club rowing coaching experience. US Rowing Level 1 Coaching certification required.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, FACILITIES Primarily responsible for the management, supervision, scheduling, operation, and control of recreation facilities to ensure a safe, clean, and secure environment. Graduate Assistant will be responsible for training, evaluation, and supervision of facility staff. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and experience in training and supervision of employees. Minimum of 1 year of experience in facility management or assistant management with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibilities is preferred.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, MEMBERSHIP Primarily responsible for the management, supervision, scheduling of the membership and office staff as well as the day to day operation and administration of the membership services for University Recreation. The Membership Graduate Assistant will be responsible for training, evaluation, and supervision of facility staff.
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, SHARED FACILITIES Primarily responsible for the management, supervision, scheduling, operation, safety and security of shared facilities used by Intercollegiate Athletics, College of Education, and University Recreation (Smith Gym, Physical Education Building, Bohler Gym, and Hollingbery Fieldhouse) and University Recreation playfields (Valley Road, Grimes Way, Rogers-Orton, and South Fairway). Graduate Assistant will be responsible for hiring, training, evaluation, and supervision of approximately sixteen recreation supervisors. Administrative duties include payroll, budgeting, purchasing, and inventory. Ability to identify and initiate work projects and function independently is essential. Minimum of 1 year of experience in facility management or assistant management with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibilities is preferred.
Requirements include a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university; acceptance by the WSU Graduate School, (a GPA of 3.0 or above, official transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation are required by the Graduate School). Visit www.gradschool.wsu.edu for more information. Applications to the Graduate School are due by January 10, 2021 for priority acceptance. Some colleges require earlier application – please view application deadlines for program of interest.
Preferred Qualifications Please see the job description for position specific qualifications.
Additional Salary Information: Includes out of state tuition waiver. Individuals are responsible for paying residual student fees each semester of approximately $1,100 which is not covered by the assistantship. Students will receive individual medical coverage as part of the assistantship. Nine-month position (August 16 – May 15). Summer employment at hourly rate available. Individuals must reside in Washington State during employment and apply for resident status during first year of assistantship. Assistance for professional development opportunities is available.
About Washington State University
WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state, extension offices in every county, and offers online degree programs that are accessible worldwide. There are ten colleges and a graduate school. More than 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students are served by the Pullman campus. The university is one of the largest residential universities in the West. Pullman offers a friendly, small-town living environment. To learn more about the Pullman community, visit: www.pullmanchamber.com. The university’s web page (www.wsu.edu) offers information about WSU and the surrounding area.The Department of University Recreation at Washington State University supports the educational mission of the university by providing integrated and comprehensive recreational, competitive and fitness programs and services to a diverse campus community. Committed to fostering active, healthy lifestyles, the department enriches campus life through excellence in programs, services and facilities.University Recreation programs and services include Intramural Sport...s, Outdoor Recreation Center, Fitness & Instruction, Sport Clubs, Challenge, Aquatics and Youth Programs. University Recreation facilities include the 150,000 square foot Student Recreation Center, 80,000 square foot Chinook Student Center, Outdoor Recreation Center, outdoor playfields, 3 pools and multiple shared indoor facilities. Comprehensive marketing, facilities scheduling and maintenance programs support all departmental operations.WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 or over are encouraged to apply.Washington State University (WSU) conducts pre-employment screening on specified positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. WSU utilizes an online system which will require a valid email address at the time of at the time of application. This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.