This is a position under the direction of the Assistant Director of University Recreation, Competitive Sports. The Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant will be responsible for researching, developing, planning and managing all aspects of the Intramural and Sport Club programs for University Recreation. The Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant will supervise Competitive Sports Managers, Intramural Sports Officials and Sport Clubs.
Assist with Administration of Intramural and Sport Club programs
Schedule, organize, supervise and evaluate Intramural Sports programs
Administer, assess, and evaluate results of programs and participants to better enhance offerings
Develop and implement sport specific trainings for officials
Evaluate sports officials on a nightly basis
Assist with supervision, hiring, training and evaluation of Competitive Sports Managers and Intramural Sports Officials
Assist with facilitating Competitive Sports Staff meetings and trainings
Prepare Intramural and Sport Club activity locations
Supervise multiple Sport Clubs, providing assistance with marketing, travel, fundraising, facilities scheduling and club operations
Advise Sport Clubs and Sport Club Executive Board
Manage Sport Club documentation
Develop and administer trainings for Sport Club members, officers, coaches, and advisors
Enforce Intramural and Sport Club Handbook policies and procedures
Assist in conducting employee and participant disciplinary conferences
Serve on department and divisional working groups
Assist with coordination of a departmental student staff leadership program
Plan and coordinate departmental events such as but not limited to End of the Year Celebration and Awards ceremony, Holiday events, and student leadership retreats.
Research information for future events, programs, or projects
Present information about Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs during campus wide promotional opportunities.
Submit the following application materials by email to Assistant Director of University Recreation, Competitive Sports, Kirsten Schumacher (firstname.lastname@example.org):
Resume, including your GPA and GRE Scores (if available)
Priority application deadline February 1, 2021.
If you have any questions about the position or the application process, contact:
Kirsten Schumacher, Assistant Director of University Recreation, Competitive Sports
The University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political ideology, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, and leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training. The University administers all policies, practices and procedures in ways that are consistent with the University’s Catholic and Jesuit character.
Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED – must be completed within first 30 days of employment
Employment will only be granted upon acceptance to Seattle University’s Master’s in Sport Business Leadership program.
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education, student development, sport management, or related field
Effective communication skills and conflict management skills
Some aspects of this position are physically demanding and applicants must be able to lift 40lbs or more, run for 20 minutes without a break, remain standing/walking for long periods of time, and tolerate Seattle weather conditions.
Experience in officiating and evaluating officials
Previous event management experience
Experience working in campus recreation specifically with intramural sports, sport club, and/or competitive sport programming
Experience using imleagues.com
Additional Salary Information: The Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant is a 9-month position renewable for an additional academic year. Stipend of $15,602.00 (subject to change) for August 2021-June 2022. Seattle University does not off tuition waivers.
About Seattle University
University Recreation (UREC) includes the following program and operational areas: Aquatics, Competitive Sports (intramural sports and sport clubs), Facilities, Fitness, Marketing, and Outdoor.University Recreation inspires, educates, and empowers the Seattle University community to live happier, healthier, and more successful lives. Whether it is promoting wellness, providing worthwhile recreational activities, or building community, the Department of University Recreation is an integral component of a Seattle University student’s holistic education. UREC is a part of the division of Student Development therefore, we are committed to creating a vital and engaged campus community that challenges and supports undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to learn and develop the knowledge, skills, and values needed to lead and serve in an interdependent, global society. UREC Values•Student Focused: Students are essential to the success of the department and enable UREC to provide facilities and programs designed to fit the students’ needs. •Community: Building positive relationships through working and participating in recreation.•Proactive: Assessing programs, risk, policies..., and procedures to provide high quality services and programming aligned with the needs of Seattle University.•Learning Focused: Working in UREC provides the opportunity to put skills and education into practice in a mentoring environment allowing for growth and development•Fun: Working in a recreational setting should be enjoyable and rewarding