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Graduate Assistantship Position

Posting No: GS15-4007
Hiring Unit: Campus Recreation-Recreational Programming (Intramurals)
Category: General

Job Description: Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Recreational Programs, this person is responsible for assisting in the planning, development and implementation of all individual/dual and team sport activities, including but not limited to Intramurals and Club Sports. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and conducting training clinics; recruiting, training, scheduling and evaluating student employees, along with staff development; promoting intramural and club sports; 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 Aquatics and Outdoor Recreation. This individual will also assist in all related administrative duties. A combined workload of 20 hours per week is expected.

Qualifications Required: Assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis. This person should have experience in facility management and personnel supervision. The person should demonstrate strong communication interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain First Aid and CPR/AED certification from an internationally recognized health and safety organization throughout the period 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 15, 2014 - May 8, 2015, with the possibility for summer employment and contract renewal.

Salary: $1065 per month (1st year assistant), $1131 per month (2nd year assistant), plus tuition waiver (Employee is responsible for student fees; per Internal Revenue Service regulations (IRC 127), federal taxes will be withheld on tuition waiver amounts exceeding $5250 in a calendar year (January - December)

Number of Openings: One

Closing Date For Applications: Review of applicants will being immediately. Application for this position will when filled or by March 7, 2014.

Submit: Letter of Application, Resume, unofficial academic transcripts, and current references to:

Natalie RosalesRecreation Coordinator
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1157
Edwardsville, IL 62026

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