Campus Recreation & Intramurals (CRI) has the following graduate assistantships available for the 2018-2019 academic year. Assistantships are renewable for the second year.
Marketing – Graphic Design (1)
Marketing – Web Development (1)
Southern Adventures (1)
Facilities (2 position) – The Facility Management Graduate Assistant(s) will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of the daily supervision and operation of CRI indoor and outdoor facilities; assist in the recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of the undergraduate facility management staff; assist in the management of the special event and equipment operations; serve as program representative for Georgia Southern University; correspond with students, staff, participants, and guests; assist in the management and maintenance of CRI equipment and facilities.
Fitness (1 position) – The Fitness Graduate Assistant will be responsible for programming, promotion, scheduling, and evaluation of various fitness programs; train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate students performing fitness assessments; assist in program evaluation and development/revision of rules, policies, and procedures; manage daily administration of program activities in the fitness assessment lab, including correspondence with student volunteers and program participants; management and maintenance of equipment and facilities; lead and assist with CRI special events including races, strength events, and perform other duties as assigned.
Marketing – Graphic Design (1 position) – The Marketing – Graphic Design Graduate Assistant will be responsible for the design of materials to promote CRI programs and services to participants by designing professional-looking materials which clearly communicate the benefits of participation; recruit, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate undergraduate Marketing Design Team; represent the department at various recruiting and orientation sessions; present to various audiences regarding CRI programs and services; assist with CRI special events and perform other duties as assigned.
Marketing – Web Development (1 position) – The Marketing – Web Development Graduate Assistant will be responsible for providing enhancement to the Campus Recreation & Intramurals (CRI) site and app in an ongoing effort to create an effective communication tool between CRI programs and their participants; videography, photography, creating interactive web pages, creating and maintaining databases, content management systems, and other programming tasks of various sizes and scopes; recruit, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate undergraduate Marketing Design Team; represent the department at various recruiting and orientation sessions; present to various audiences regarding CRI programs and services; assist with CRI special events and perform other duties as assigned.
Southern Adventures (1 position) – The Southern Adventures Graduate Assistant will be responsible for working with the Program Directors in all aspects of Southern Adventures including trips, challenge course, rental center, climbing wall, bike shop, clinics, and W.I.L.D. (outdoor orientation program for incoming first-year students); recruitment, scheduling, and training of staff in each area; planning, developing, implementing, and supervising programs, seminars, and special events; teach outdoor pursuit undergraduate activity courses (i.e. Indoor Rock Climbing); assist in program evaluation and development/revision of policies and procedures; assist in daily administration of program activities, including correspondence with student staff and program participants; management and maintenance of equipment and indoor/outdoor facilities; assist with CRI special events and perform other duties as assigned.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Preference will be given to applications received by January 19, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three references by e-mailing your application to the contact listed for the respective position. Please include current cumulative GPA and GRE scores. No applications submitted on bluefishjobs.com will be reviewed.
***All applications may be considered for like Recreation and Wellness Department graduate assistant openings on the Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus (Savannah, GA)***
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in related field, admission into a Georgia Southern graduate program, demonstrated knowledge or experience in a campus recreation program, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and professionalism and willingness to learn.
STIPEND:$8,000 for a 9-month appointment and a full tuition waiver. Student is responsible for activity fees and books. Professional development funding and summer employment are available.
START DATE: July 30, 2018
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please visit our website at recreation.georgiasouthern.edu/graduate-assistantships for complete assistantship descriptions, including position qualifications and requirements, stipend, full job description, and application process and deadlines for the College of Graduate Studies. Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies information is available at cogs.georgiasouthern.edu.
Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia. As the largest and most comprehensive research institution in the central coastal Southeast, the University is a residential campus of over 20,000 students. Students representing almost every U.S. state and 86 natio...ns bring a diverse spectrum of backgrounds, interests and talents to the University community.
Georgia Southern University offers more than 130 degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels through eight colleges: College of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Information Technology, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Mathematics, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, and the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.
Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern lays claim to being the most beautiful campus in the state. Comprising more than 690 acres, the University grounds are an arboretum-like treasure featuring gently rolling lawns, scenic ponds and soaring pines. The historic core of campus is the quintessential college portrait – Georgian-style red brick buildings with white columns around a sweeping, tree-lined circular drive. Beyond this circle, classic and contemporary lines blend to showcase continuing growth and expansion of facilities. Statesboro, a safe and classic Main Street community of approximately 30,000 residents, is located an hour from historic Savannah and beach resorts, and just over 200 miles from Atlanta.
The Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management is focused on creating cutting-edge learning environments in a student-centered university. Campus Recreation and Intramurals (CRI) is a team oriented/student learning workplace that is currently comprised of 30 full-time professional employees and over 330 student employees. Campus Recreation and Intramurals operates a state of the art, 215,000 square foot facility known as the RAC or Recreation Activity Center. The RAC is the center piece of the 15-acre M.C. Anderson Park which includes lighted fields to accommodate softball, flag football, soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, rugby and lacrosse. CRI also operates a 18-hole championship golf course located at University Park approximately 6 miles from campus. The course was rated one of the Top 25 new courses by Golf Digest for 2014. Opened in the Fall of 2015, CRI also operates the Shooting Sports Education Center (SSEC) adjacent to the RAC. It features 30,000 square feet of dedicated recreation space to the shooting sports of archery and firearms. CRI employs energetic and creative people who are highly motivated and have diverse talents. The department is seeking committed professionals to help advance our mission and strategic plan.