Graduate Assistant-Sport & Recreation Leadership
Company: James Madison University
Posted on: March 16, 2023
Graduate Assistant-Sport & Recreation Leadership (Harrisonburg City Parks & Recreation, Golf Course Management)
College of Business
100624 - Hospitality, Sport and Rec Management
Position Summary Information
The Sport and Recreation Leadership master's degree program invites applications for a 20 hour/week graduate assistantship working with Harrisonburg City Parks & Recreation.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants for this position MUST apply to the JMU Sport and Recreation Leadership master's degree program BEFORE applying for this GA position. If you only apply to for this GA position without applying to the Sport and Recreation Leadership master's degree program, your GA application will NOT be considered. If you have any questions about this requirement, contact Ben Carr at .Harrisonburg City Parks & Recreation is partnering with the James Madison University Sport and Recreation Leadership Master's degree program to offer this graduate assistant position with Golf Course Management. It is a unique experience where students will work with Harrisonburg City Parks & Recreation to gain professional experience in business operations, programming, administration, event planning and community outreach in a unique parks and recreation municipal golf course.
Graduate assistantships include enrollment in the Sport and Recreation graduate program (Sport & Recreation concentration, preferred) and involve 20 hours of work per week at Harrisonburg City Parks & Recreation during the academic school year. Graduate assistants will begin work prior to the start of the school year and the position continues through the end of the academic year. The position includes a stipend and a tuition waiver.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Serve as primary assistant to Athletics Manager related to athletic programs, leagues and trainings. This will include, but is not limited to:
Conditions of Employment
Students may apply to a graduate assistantship prior to being accepted into a graduate program. However, to be eligible to receive an assistantship upon entry into a graduate program, the following criteria must be met:
These are minimum criteria. Graduate program coordinators have the right to impose additional criteria if they see fit.
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We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
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Additional Posting Information
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants for this position MUST apply to the JMU Sport and Recreation Leadership master's degree program BEFORE applying for this GA position. If you only apply to for this GA position without applying to the Sport and Recreation Leadership master's degree program, your GA application will NOT be considered. If you have any questions about this requirement, contact Ben Carr at .
Tuition: Full-tuition waiver
Start Date: 8/10/2023 Ending Date: 5/9/2024
Keywords: James Madison University, Harrisonburg , Graduate Assistant-Sport & Recreation Leadership , Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia
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