Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Equipment Graduate Assistant. This Pre-Professional (.67 FTE), 12-month position includes a tuition waiver and a stipend of $1,200 per month. The successful applicant must meet the admission requirements for Illinois State's Graduate School and be prepared to begin working no later than August 2017. Responsibilities include, but are not confined to, inventory and evaluation of equipment; laundry operation for assigned sports; equipment receipt, storage, issue and return; game day and travel duties as assigned; assist teams with their recruiting efforts with displays; recruit and manage student workers and interns; equipment maintenance; and other duties as assigned by the Director of Equipment Operations.
Qualifications: Required qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of 120 undergraduate hours if in an integrated degree program; Graduate Student at Illinois State University, majoring in Sports Management or Recreation Administration; Eligible for appointment as per the IL State Univ. GA Handbook.
Preferred qualifications include: AEMA certification (or eligible for certification within a year of hire); working knowledge of athletic equipment apparatuses (i.e. laundry machines, heat press, etc.); prior athletic equipment experience, specifically with football and basketball; a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; excellent written and oral communication skills.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, interested individuals MUST apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.
Location: Illinois State University - Campus Box 7160 – Kaufman Football Building - Normal, IL 61790-7160
Contact: Nick Watson, Director of Equipment Operations - Email: email@example.com
Application Procedure: Applicants must apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in t...he nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.