Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org the subject line of “Graduate Assistant of Competitive Sports." Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. The Graduate Assistantship will remain open until the position has been filled.
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Position: Graduate Assistant of Competitive Sports
Supervisor:Assistant Director of Competitive Sports
Compensation:$13.16 per hour plus tuition waiver
Contract:Summer 2021 – August 31, 2022,with an option to renew based on annual performance evaluations.
Work Schedule: Max of 19 hours per week when class is in session. Max of 39.5 hours per week when class is not in session. Typical operations are from 6 pm – 12 pm Monday – Thursday. Special events may fall outside normal operations.
Responsible Supervision: Provides guidance, leadership, or training to other employees.
Assist with advising of Club Sports that includes club activities, club finances, hosted events, special events, and travel.
Assist with policy development.
Assist with scheduling of sport programs as well as Intramural Supervisor and Official weekly schedules.
Assist with special events. (Back to School Bash, Rec the Night, and others.)
Assist with the evaluating, hiring, and training of Officials and Intramural Supervisors.
Attend and conduct captain’s meetings for all intramural sports.
Attend bi-weekly professional staff meetings.
Conduct, evaluate, promote, and supervise intramural sport programs.
Daily office hours and supervise nightly activities as needed.
Develop marketing posters for all intramural sports.
Field maintenance upkeep such as cleaning facilities and painting fields.
Inventory and maintenance all equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to learn and practice specific safety guidelines for all program areas.
Ability to train, develop, and supervise Intramural Supervisors and Officials.
A positive attitude toward the University and its constituents.
Desire to help diverse groups of people.
Genuine enthusiasm, interest, and commitment to experiential education.
Must be able to make decisions for everyday and emergency situations.
Strong leadership, organization, written, and verbal communication skills.
Experience in intramural sports
Experience in club sports.
Experience officiating at the high school, intramural, or recreational league level.
Experience with Fusion, IMLeagues, and Microsoft Teams.
Knowledge of industry safety standards.
Knowledge of recreational facilities.
Knowledge of sports offered by the Department.
About Texas A&M University-Kingsville
OverviewMission Statement: The Department of Recreational Sports aims to provide the Texas A&M University-Kingsville community with a welcoming, inclusive and fun environment through programs, services, and facilities. We advocate and educate for a healthy life-style and strive to advance student development and success through participation and leadership opportunities. Vision Statement: The Department of Recreational Sports will enhance the lives of our campus community through fitness, sports, and play by providing comprehensive programs and facilities that offer participation, employment, and leadership opportunities designed to advance learning, growth, and development. Goals: Always practice safety in our facilities and programs. Promote student engagement. Enhance learning, development and involvement of TAMUK students. Develop renowned students, programs, and facilities. Improve knowledge and development of Recreational Sport’s staff. Values: Family: Encourage and Support One Another. Healthy: Strive for a Holistic Life-Style Integrity: Practice Moral Principles Driven by our Mission, Values, and Goals. Honesty: Truth and Quality in our Actions, Services, and Programs. Fun: Provide an Enjoyable Experience for Everyone. You: Yes, YOU can.