Job Description

Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University.

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a part-time Graduate Assistant to support the Campus Recreation department with Intramural Sports. The Graduate Assistant for Intramural Sports will assist in the day-to-day operations and supervision of the program. Help assist the planning and promoting of all Intramural Sports programs, and help train and evaluate the undergraduate student staff that works for the Intramural Sports department!

This position is part-time and will be required to work 20 hours per week. Intramural Sports Graduate Assistant position is a two year appointment, students in this role are expected to complete their graduate studies within the two-year timeframe.

What you will do: 

  • Supervise Intramural activities that take place in the evenings and some weekends.

  • Provide assistance in planning and supervising intramural sports activities. Training and evaluation of student officiating skills and mechanics.

  • Help in scheduling the intramural student workers and supervisors in their weekly game assignments.

  • Take inspection and inventory of Intramural equipment to ensure that needs are being met and all equipment is safe and ready for use, and report any issues to the Intramural Manager/Coordinator for follow up. 

  • Assist in marketing intramural programs that may include helping with social media strategies and researching and implementing new marketing trends to help grow student involvement. 

  • Assist in the hiring of Intramural sport officials and Intramural sports supervisors.

  • All other tasks assigned by Intramural Coordinator, Manager, or Director of Campus Recreation.

What you will need:

  • Must be accepted and enrolled into graduate program: MBA, MED, MS (Leadership) or MS (Organizational Leadership and Entrepreneurship), and be able to maintain academic GPA of 3.0.

  • Must have a strong background in officiating sports

  • Knowledge of operation procedures of recreational facilities.

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record and must be able to pass a background check.

  • Work during normal business hours, maximum of 20 hours per week.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • Graduate Assistant/Employee Tuition Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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