The Ohio State Department of Recreational Sports is seeking candidates for the anticipated positions of Graduate Assistant in the following areas: Competitive Sports (2 positions) and Special Events (1 position). The department anticipates the ability to offer these opportunities, but the availability may not be known upon a candidate’s application to the position.
Full position descriptions are available upon request from Matthew Altendorf, Training and Development Coordinator at email@example.com.
Competitive Sports (2 positions)
Two graduate administrative associates assist the competitive sports program in managing the intramural sport and sport club programs. The sport club program has 60 sport clubs, with more than 1,500 participants. Ten supervisors and one program assistant help the sport club program. The intramural sports program offers more than 40 different leagues and events each year, with over 1,800 teams. Approximately
9,900 unique individuals participate during the year. More than 200 sports officials, 36 supervisors, and four program assistants comprise the intramural sports student staff.
Special Events (1 position)
This position assists with the coordination and oversight of approximately 600 special events a year held in the Recreational Physical and Activity Center (RPAC). This position leads a team of approximately 20 Special Event student employees in the planning, execution and supervision of special events held at the RPAC. Events hosted at the RPAC range from meetings, reservations in the RPAC demonstration kitchen, athletic tournaments, banquets and more. The RPAC includes fitness space, 12 wood courts, 10 racquetball courts, 4 squash courts, indoor golf hitting stations, meeting spaces, demonstration kitchen and locker room facilities.
Applications can be found on the Ohio State Rec Sports website and will be accepted until positions are filled. Preference will be given to applications received by April 9, 2021. Applications can also be completed here. After completing the linked form, please submit a cover letter and resume to Matthew Altendorf. Contact information below:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org OR mail to Department of Recreational Sports, ATTN: Matthew Altendorf, B106 RPAC; 337 W. 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210-1224
Applications submitted via bluefishjobs.com will NOT be reviewed.
Additional Stipend Information
GAAs are appointed to 9-month terms and receive approximately $2,364 in monthly compensation. Also included are full tuition reimbursement (including out of state and international). Summer employment may be available but is not guaranteed.
Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.
The Ohio State University
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.
Ohio State Student Life Recreational Sports offers members of The Ohio State University community an extraordinary experience to live active and meaningful lives while on-campus.
Programs and services range from group fitness, aquatics, adventure trips, climbing, fitness and recreation, intramural sports, sport clubs, personal training and many other activities. Recreational Sports is enhanced by its award winning indoor and outdoor facilities, including six indoor locations and spacious parks and outdoor space.
Life in Motion
To engage the university community in physical and wellness activities by offering the finest collegiate recreation programs, services, staff and facilities.
We will be global leaders in developing lives of balance, physical activity and well-being.
Advocate for lifelong movement and an active campus
Build personal development opportunities
Celebrate our proud and progressive heritage
Deliver extraordinary service experiences
Enrich through collaboration and diversity
Recreational Sports staff members have a rich tradition of participating in the national association for recreational sport...s professionals, NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation. NIRSA is the leading resource for professional and student development, education and research in collegiate recreational sports. Ohio State has the proud honor of former staff member Mary Daniels serving as the first female president of the NIRSA, while other current and former staff members have served as NIRSA president and president of the NIRSA Foundation Board.