Graduate Assistant - Athletic Facilities and Operations
The University of Bridgeport is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Athletic Facilities and Operations Graduate Assistant spring semester 2020. UB is a member of the East Coast Conference (ECC). The selected applicant will receive a tuition waiver for up to nine graduate credits per semester. The applicant will be responsible for the cost of any fees and housing associated with the program. This position is renewable for the next academic year conditional upon satisfactory performance, availability of funds and adherence to all University of Bridgeport student employment protocols.
Application to graduate programs are time-sensitive. This position will start in January 2019.
This position reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Operations and is responsible for assisting with the supervision of all athletic events and facilities.
Package/Compensation: compensation is equivalent to up to 9 credits
Assist with managing all Athletic/Special events (Staffing, Facility & Event Setup, and Scheduling)
Responsible for game management with several varsity programs
Serve as liaison for visiting teams and officials
Assist with scheduling practices and events in all Athletic Facilities
Assist Communications department with game day needs
Ensure Coaches needs concerning facility & operational issues, troubleshoot game day issues regarding scoreboards, shot clocks & A/V systems
Submit work orders with Campus Facilities regarding maintenance, grounds, and custodial needs
Communicate event logistics & needs to Campus Security
Qualified candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree and be fully admitted into one of UB’s graduate programs. Candidate should have 1-2 years of collegiate athletics experience.
Preferred experience working in Facilities & Event Operations. May require heavy lifting up to 50+ pounds, excellent management, leadership, and communication skills a must.
The Graduate Assitant will be required to work up to 18 hours per week during the academic school year based on the credit hours attempted.
The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.
The University of Bridgeport is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws.