The graduate assistant works with the Assistant Director Competitive Sports in all phases of administration for Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs. This includes, but is not limited to, strategic planning and organization; recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising student employees; developing and scheduling of programs; developing publicity and promotional materials; planning activities within the campus community; and assisting with equipment purchases. The graduate assistant will work with existing sport clubs and assist in the development of new clubs; oversee numerous intramural sports offerings; and train and supervise program assistants, club officers and the Sport Club Council. Additional responsibilities include the supervision of the Campus Recreation facilities, programs and special events, and serve on the Campus Recreation Activity Board.
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Exercise Science, or related field. Minimum requirements for admission to the UNO Graduate School are a GRE score of 286 or higher and a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
Admission into UNO Graduate College. Please visit the graduate program of choice for more information. Admission to the Graduate School of Health and Kinesiology has a rolling deadline.
1-2 years of experience working with Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Standard CPR and First Aid Certification
Additional Salary Information: Discounted Health Insurance is now available for Graduate Assistants through UNO’s Health Services.
About University of Nebraska Omaha
University of Nebraska Omaha is urban campus located in the largest city in Nebraska with the metro area having a population of around 750,000.
The University of Nebraska Omaha: The University of Nebraska Omaha is one of four campuses comprising the University of Nebraska system and has been a source of quality higher education since 1908. Offering a broad-ranged graduate and undergraduate curricula, UNO grants 95 baccalaureate, 66 masters programs, and 6 doctoral programs through its seven colleges: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Continuing Studies, Education, Fine Arts, Graduate Studies and Research, and Public Affairs and Community Service.
Campus Recreation: Campus Recreation, a department within Academic and Student Affairs is aligned administratively within the School of HPER and the College of Education. Responsibilities of the Campus Recreation staff include planning, directing, organizing, and scheduling recreational programs for the University Community. Campus Recreation is also responsible for operating the 240,000 square foot HPER Building.
Major programs include: Aquatics, Fitness/Wellness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Recreatio...n,“Mav Kids” Youth Programs, Injury Prevention & Care, and Special Events.
Facilities: HPER Building
$38.6 million renovation completed in October 2010 increased the size of the building to 240,000 square feet. Houses School of Health, Physical Education & Recreation (HPER) and Campus Recreation Features:
Four multi-use courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton, tennis.
MAC Court for indoor soccer, lacrosse and etc.
22 Hot Tub
1/8 mile Elevated Jogging Track with 3 lanes
North Fitness Center – 6,000 square feet
South Fitness Center – 7,500 square feet
Three Multi-Purpose/Group Ex. Rooms – two of 2,000 sq. ft. and one of 1,500 sq. ft.
Indoor Cycling Room – 1,000 sq. ft.
See more facility information at: http://www.unomaha.edu/wwwocr/facilities.php