$5000 stipend per academic year paid over 10 months Plus up to 9 hours graduate school tuition waiver per semester
4 Year Degree
The Graduate Assistant (GA) for Events and Facilities will oversee all intramural activities, which includes: weekly games and game management; supervising Intramural Operations Assistants; and documenting scores and conduct actions that require supervisor attention. The GA will assist with events sponsored by the Department of Recreation Services and assist with facility supervision in the absence of full-time staff.
Essential Duties: --Assist with scheduling intramural games and necessary operational staff --Inventory intramural equipment and provide it for each scheduled event --Help with equipment purchases by informing staff when items are damaged or unavailable. --Understand the policies and procedures listed in the policy guide for all facilities managed by Recreational Services --Enforce all policies and procedures both during intramural activities and within the recreational facilities --Diffuse disciplinary actions/situations which include individuals disrupting games, foul language, illegal use of facilities and refusal to cooperate in maintaining a safe and fun environment when necessary --Document and refer disciplinary actions/situations to the Programming Coordinator --Assist with event operations for events sponsored by the Department of Recreation Services --Oversee student employees in the absence of the full-time staff --Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Recreation Services
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: --Experience with event management preferred --Strong communication and presentation skills --Leadership and supervisory experience --Must be able to assert authority to peers, faculty, staff and community members --Must be able to communicate ideas to others --Must be willing to learn all rules, regulations, policies and procedures concerned with the Recreation Services Department --Must have CPR, First Aid and AED Certifications (can certify as needed)
Must be accepted and enrolled into the Missouri Western State University graduate program
Two years of experience within campus recreation or intramural programming
Missouri Western State University is a public, state-supported institution providing career-oriented certificate, associate, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs. Missouri Western is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and is an AQIP Participant. Missouri Western State University is a member of NCAA Division II and the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA). Missouri Western traditionally achieves athletic success, with teams often nationally ranked. Emphasis is placed on excellence in athletics competition, academic achievement, community service and NCAA rules compliance. Since 2010, Missouri Western has been the three-week summer home of the Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp. Western enjoys excellent athletic facilities, including the 120,000 square foot Griffon Indoor Sports Complex, a new Spring Sports Complex for baseball and softball, and a recently renovated Spratt Stadium featuring one of the largest video scoreboards in Division II.
Missouri Western continues to honor its tradition of open access, serving both traditional and non-traditional students. Founded in 1915..., Missouri Western has grown to an enrollment of more than 5,000 students, served by more than 200 faculty members. A beautifully landscaped campus complements contemporary institutional and recreational facilities. The campus consists of 14 major buildings and a student-housing complex located on 744 acres. Home of the summer training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs.