• Graduate Assistant - Competitive Sports

    Location US-AL-Jacksonville
    Job ID
    2018-2213
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Graduate Assistants
  • Overview

    CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, Centers remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. Centers is currently operating campus recreation centers at ten colleges/universities within the United States.

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Assists with the preparation, forecasting and monitoring of income and expense budgets as it relates to the area
    • Creates and develops administrative as well as program policies and procedures within for Competitive Sports
    • Create marketing pieces and/or collaborate with the Marketing Coordinator for promoting Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs
    • Keep up to date with all Sport Club Presidents and club activities
    • Establish and maintain working relationships with Student Life for Sport Club protocol
    • Attend New Student Orientations to promote programs
    • Create marketing pieces and/or collaborate with the Marketing Coordinator for promoting any special events
    • Establish effective fundraising ideas for all Sport Clubs
    • Hire, schedule, train, and evaluate intramural supervisors, officials, and scorekeepers
    • Serve as the direct supervisor for intramural officials
    • Help update all policies and procedure manuals for Intramurals and Sport Clubs
    • Assist with planning the operating budget for the program
    • Assist with maintenance and repair of program supplies
    • Assist with creating the Intramural Schedule each semester
    • Purchase equipment and items as needed for specific programs with approval of Competitive Sports and Adventure Recreation Coordinator
    • Assist in the hiring of student staff members for program areas
    • Work as an Intramural Supervisor/Official
    • Attend all professional staff meetings
    • Attend all biweekly meetings with Competitive Sports and Adventure Recreation Coordinator
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelors Degree in a related field
    • Must be accepted into a masters program at Jacksonville State University
    • Leadership and supervisory abilities
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm
    • Ability to write concise, logical reports
    • Ability to work independently
    • Knowledge of standard practices in recreational sports
    • Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyles.

    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    Work Environment & Physical Demands:

     

    Work Environment

    • Office environment/fitness center environment
    • Moderate to loud noise
    • Occasional evening or weekend work                            

    Physical Demands

    • Standing or walking for at least 50% of the work day
    • Occasional bending, stooping
    • Hearing and talking

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