ECU Campus Recreation and Wellness is currently recruiting interested applicants for the Graduate Assistant of Adventure Leadership.
The priority application deadline for this position is April 15, but remains open until filled.
Compensation: $10,500 stipend for 9 1/2 months of employment. Full NC resident tuition and student fees included. Out-of-state students are responsible for the difference between non-resident and resident tuition. Many academic programs offer out-of-state waivers based on undergraduate success.
Dates of Employment: August 2, 2021-Dec. 10, 2021; January 3, 2022-May 6, 2022. Opportunities for summer employment prior to, and between, years of service.
Term of Employment: Positions are offered for two-years but are contingent on continued academic success (3.0 GPA) and satisfactory job performance. Positions are contingent on continued availability of auxiliary funds.
Application Procedures: Please email a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Assistant Director of Adventure Leadership Adrienne Fike at email@example.com. Additionally, please provide any updates on your current application status to the ECU Graduate Program of your choice.
Academic Requirements: All graduate assistants must gain acceptance into an ECU graduate program no later than August 2, 2021. Each program maintains individual application deadlines and varying academic minimums. Applicants admitted under provisional or probationary status will NOT BE eligible for ECU CRW Graduate Assistant positions until they have fulfilled requirements for full admission.
Diversity Equity and Inclusion Statement:
In a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion all CRW Graduate Assistants will:
Actively contribute as a staff member of CRW and Student Involvement and Leadership to uphold the framework of equity and social justice.
Advocate for awareness, understanding and the diversity and inclusion of all people in CRW facilities, programs and communications while providing a commitment to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Advocate for the educational and cultural benefits of providing diversity and inclusion in CRW.
Adventure Leadership Graduate Assistant
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Adventure Leadership the incumbent has the following responsibilities:
Organize, schedule, supervise, lead and evaluate trips offered by Adventure Leadership.
Ability to lead local and out of state weekend and overnight Adventure Trips along with student trip leaders.
Ensure adherence to departmental safety/risk management procedures.
Market, organize, develop and implement adventure clinics and trips for on & off campus groups.
Assist with the recruitment, training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of student staff in adventure and team training activities.
Maintain accurate statistical records related to participation, budget, and equipment inventory.
Assist with the supervision and evaluation of undergraduate practicum and internship students placed in the department.
Assist in the promotion of campus recreation events and activities.
Assist in the assessment of campus recreation programs through various research tools.
Coordinate and communicate departmental programs and services to designated student representative groups.
Conduct/instruct clinics, trips and workshops for staff on rental/wall procedures, adventure sports, initiatives, Low Ropes & Odyssey course methods.
Assist in the development of student leaders within Team Training & Adventure.
Utilize computer and web-based programs to coordinate activities.
Experience leading adventure trips
Experience working in an adventure rental center
Experience working at an indoor climbing facility
Experience working with low and high ropes team training initiatives
Wilderness First Responder Certification preferred
To apply for this posting please send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Adrienne Fike at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact by phone at 252-328-1560.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
CPR/First Aid Certification (must obtain within 60 days of employment)
Experience working in a student programming/service setting
Full acceptance into an ECU Graduate Program by August 2, 2021
About ECU Campus Recreation and Wellness
East Carolina University, founded in 1907, is a public university and a member of the UNC system serving over 29,000 students. ECU is a progressive doctoral-granting institution with the feel of a small college. Programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School, and the Schools of Allied Health Sciences, Art, Business, Education, Health and Human Performance, Human Environmental Sciences, Industry and Technology, Medicine, Music, Nursing, and Social Work. Its 392-acre main campus and 46-acre medical campus are located in Greenville, NC.