ECU Campus Recreation and Wellness is seeking an Adventure Leadership Graduate Assistant for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Dates of Employment: August 1, 2023-May 3, 2024. This is typically a two year position based on academic requirements and successful evaluation after the first year of employment.
Compensation: Full NC Resident tuition and fees plus a stipend of $10,500 annually for an average of 25hrs/wk. Out of state residents are responsible for the difference in tuition cost. Funding is available for professional development including travel and certifications.
Academic Requirement: Full admission into the ECU Graduate program of your choice. Please visit the ECU Graduate School webpage here of more information. Nine academic credits per semester must be maintained.
In a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion all CRW Graduate Assistants will:
Actively contribute as a staff member of CRW and the Division of Student Affairs 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.
To apply for this posting please send a cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to Assistant Director of Adventure Leadership AJ Rimes at email@example.com. Priority application deadline: March 1, 2023. This position remains open until filled.
The Adventure Graduate Assistant is expected to fulfill the following general responsibilities:
Organize, schedule, supervise, lead and evaluate trips offered by Adventure Leadership.
Schedule and administer comprehensive low and high ropes Team Training courses.
Market and develop Team Training packages to include recruitment of corporate groups.
Ensure adherence to departmental safety/risk management procedures.
Market, organize, develop, 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.
Assist in the development of student leaders within Team Training & Adventure.
Utilize computer and web-based programs to coordinate activities.
Serve on departmental/divisional committees.
Complete other duties as assigned.
Please note funding for all ECU CRW positions is contingent upon the continued availability of auxiliary funds.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid certification or willingness to obtain Availability to work nights and weekends
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.