Posting No: GS14-3001
Hiring Unit: Campus Recreation- Aquatics
Job Description: Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator, the Aquatics GA is responsible for assisting in the planning, development and implementation of all aquatics related activities. The responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: developing and conducting training in-services for lifeguards; recruiting, training, scheduling and evaluating lifeguards, along with staff development; creating aquatics programs and activities; managing two aquatics facilities; and assisting with student payroll, budget planning, policy development, and the equipment inventory/purchasing process as necessary.
Additional responsibilities may include assisting with campus wide special events as well as departmental wide programming in the area of Outdoor Recreation. This individual will also assist in all related administrative duties. A combined workload of 20 hours per week is expected with the majority of work taking place in the evenings and weekends.
Qualifications Required: Assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis and the applicant should be admitted into a SIUE graduate program of study. A Bachelors degree is preferable in marketing/advertising, recreation, or other related field. Marketing and promotion coursework/experience preferred. The person must have strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of recreation facilities and personnel supervision. Successful candidates will be asked to maintain CPR/AED and Lifeguard certification from an internationally recognized agency during the time of employment. A strong combination of specific academic and/or experiential training is recommended. The successful applicant must be admitted into a graduate program of study at SIUE before an offer can be made.
Period of Appointment: August 16, 2013- May 15, 2014, possibility for renewal.
Salary: $1065 per month
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date For Applications: Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Review of applications will begin immediately. Phone, on-line, and/or in-person interviews will continue until position is filled.
Submit: Letter of application, resume, unofficial transcript(s), and list of at least three current references with phone numbers to:
Natalie Rosales, Recreation Specialist
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1157