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Graduate Assistant - Club Sports

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Date: Jan 11, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Division of Student Affairs


The Graduate Assistant will work with the Club Sports Coordinator and other essential staff to ensure the day to day operations of the club sports program that consists of over 50 organizations. Special emphasis will be placed on planning, development, and implementation of leadership curriculum for students participating in recreational sports programming.


Essential Responsibilities:   [To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily.  Other essential and non-essential responsibilities and projects may be assigned.]

  • Assist in all budgeting that related to Club Sports
  • Creates develops, and updates administrative as well as program policies and procedures within the areas of responsibility
  • Collaborate with other intuitional departments and offices to promote club sports events and programming
  • Lead presentations and seminars that effectively communicate departmental policies and procedures to student leaders.
  • Assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the club sports program.
  • Collaborate effectively with student leaders to identify opportunities for growth and personal and professional development
  • Help update all policies and procedure manuals for Club Sports
  • Serve as the co-advisor of the Club Sports Board and subsequent committees including regular attendance at meetings and retreats
  • Provide supervision and assistance to the club sports intern(s)



  • ·Assists in the operation, preparation, forecasting and monitoring of income and expense budgets as it relates to the fitness and wellness area
  • Assess effectiveness and satisfaction of program based on the Division of Student Affairs standards
  • Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and annual reports, financial and participation reports, and equipment inventory reports as needed.
  • Create, encourage, and support professional development opportunities for staff, including professional association involvement, training programs, and individual mentoring. (Stipend may be available)
  • Build strong partnerships with UC Athletics and campus recreation as well as other departments and vendors
  • Communicate with off-campus club sport practice/competition sites to ensure compliance with assigned Risk Management Plans
  • Provide direction and oversight in accordance with the mission and goals of the department, division, and university
  • Complete comprehensive analytical and statistical reports regarding club sports practices, contests, and programming.
  • Maintain all Club Sports CampusLINK, websites, and social media accounts with current information
  • Participate in professional development sessions and attend conferences to better understand the industry and programs



Other Responsibilities:

  • Evening/Weekend work responsibility as required.
  • Work within a non-smoking environment.
  • Other duties as required.



Minimum Qualifications


Technical Competencies:

  • Some knowledge of leadership theories and best practices in recruitment and student development.
  • Basic accounting knowledge; capability of understanding budgets.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work effectively with OrgSync organization management software
  • Confidence in public speaking and group lectures


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

REQ: 23974


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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