Defiance College seeks an individual to serve as Graduate Assistant for Intramurals within the Office of Student Life. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Student Engagement, the individual will be responsible for coordinating and planning the day-to day operations of a comprehensive intramural sports program which supports and encourages the concept of student leadership and development. The individual will support the activities and events of the Office of Student Life. Primary duties and responsibilities include: coordinating and scheduling all intramural sports activities, events, and tournaments; hiring, training, and scheduling of officials and other student workers; policy development and enforcement; facility reservations; program promotion; participant registration; inventory and requisition of equipment and supplies; and program assessment. The individual will serve as a member of the Crisis Response Team and Professional Residence Life Staff which will include participating in Resident Assistant Training and being a part of the duty phone rotation throughout the year.
The successful candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree, have knowledge of and/or have participated in a wide variety of sports and recreational activities, and demonstrate strong leadership and organizational skills; previous intramural participation, officiating, and/or tournament experience is desirable.
This is a two-year assistantship with a start date of August 1, 2019. The successful candidate must be accepted into the Defiance College graduate program in Business and will be awarded a full graduate school tuition scholarship covering a maximum of 36 credit hours. Additionally, a tuition waiver of up to 12 credit hours will be applied toward any pre-requisite courses which may be needed for the MBA program, provided they are taken at Defiance College. Compensation includes salary, College-provided housing, and a meal plan on campus when meals are served to students during the academic year.
Send letter of application for employment, complete resume, and the names and contact information of four references electronically to: email@example.com. Applicants must also apply separatelyfor admission to Defiance College’s Graduate School by submitting a completed application, official transcripts from all previous college work, a goal statement, and two letters of recommendation specifically written in support of admission to the graduate program. The letters must attest to academic competence and to your ability to work with people and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and social skill. To complete the admission application online, visit http://www.defiance.edu/graduate-programs/index.html. For more information on the graduate programs, contact the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Defiance College
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area in the city of Defiance in Northwest Ohio. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, graduate programs in education and business, sponsors 20 intercollegiate athletic teams, and has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique research program serving as a focal point for teaching, service, scholarship, and action to improve the human condition. Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.