Graduate Assistant for Campus Recreation
Please upload your cover letter along with your resume.
Please submit application by April 30, 2021.
Department: Campus Engagement
Reports To: Director, Campus Engagement
Basic Function and Responsibility: The Graduate Assistant for
Campus Recreation will assist in the training, management, and
assessment of Intramural Programs, Outdoor Excursions, and Fitness
programs. Included in this is the supervision of 5 undergraduate
student Coordinators and 20-25 student referees, and management of
the Intramural registration/scheduling website and online
attendance tracking platform. Additional responsibilities may be
assigned at the discretion of the Director of Campus
Required: Current enrollment in master's program in Student
Affairs, Student Development, Higher Education, or related field
(proof of enrollment required by start date).
Duties and Responsibilities
Paraprofessional Student Staff Supervision:
?Train, mentor, and evaluate 3 Intramural Coordinators, 1
Fitness Coordinator, and 1 Outdoor Excursions Coordinator as they
manage their respective programs.
?Oversee the application and selection process of 20-25 student
referees, develop and manage training program for them and
coordinate work schedules according to Intramural program
?Assist with conducting fall and spring training for Campus
Engagement student leaders as well as weekly staff meetings for
student Campus Recreation Coordinators.
?Actively review performance of Coordinators. This includes
conducting developmental conversations and/or implementing
Program Development and Assessment:
?Provide consistent and strategic support in implementing
physical fitness activities in conjunction with university and
division-wide wellness initiatives.
?Oversee the management of the online Intramural league
management system for 2000 participants (including students,
faculty, and staff).
?Provide oversight at Intramural and/or Fitness events as the
main staff presence at least once a week.
?Assist in the management of the Incident Reporting Process.
This includes being on-call for emergency situations at Intramural,
Outdoor, and/or Fitness events.
?Assist in the implementation of assessment tools for Intramural
Programs, Outdoor Excursions, and Fitness Programs.
?Assist in other Campus Engagement functions as needed.
?Attend and assist in supervision at various off-campus Outdoor
Excursions- including, but not limited to camping, hiking, and
?Actively engage in professional development with
?Attend Student Development Divisional meetings.
?Encourage an atmosphere that promotes cultural identity
development and serves the needs of all students, including Biola's
multi-ethnic and global students.
?Identifies as Christian and is committed to growing in his or
her personal Christian faith
?Knowledge of and/or some experience playing or engaging in
?Willingness to learn and apply student leadership and student
affairs theory and best practices.
?Experience in event planning and program management.
?Ability to work effectively and ethically with a diverse
population of students, university staff, faculty, and community
?Willing to work nights and weekends.
?Competence in technology; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel,
Google Drive, PowerPoint.
Biola University affirms its value for and commitment to a
diverse and inclusive workforce. The division of Student
Development is dedicated to hiring employees who will reflect the
diversity of the Biola community and demonstrate intercultural
competence and proficiency.
We encourage qualified applicants who are diverse in gender,
culture, class, generation, nationality, ethnicity, race, and
ability to apply.
Hours Per Week: 20
Months Per Year: 10 (August- May)