Outdoor Recreation Program Intern or Graduate Assistant (10 month)

Job Description

Outdoor Recreation Program Intern or Graduate Assistant 

Responsibilities: The Outdoor Recreation Program Intern/GA will gain experience in all aspects of operating and managing a comprehensive and multi-faceted outdoor recreation program within the UW-La Crosse (UWL) Recreational Sports Department.

The Outdoor Connection serves the UWL campus by providing affordable outdoor equipment rental service, a wide variety of outdoor trips/clinics, an Outdoor Recreation Learning Community and an indoor climbing wall.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with student staff hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation.
  • Develop and coordinate semester trips along with spring/winter break extended trips.
  • Assist with scheduling of the rental desk/climbing wall shift coverage, trip leader assignments.
  • Assist with the planning of the Outdoor Recreation Community programs as needed.
  • Lead day and overnight trips as needed.
  • Handle all aspects of registration for trips, climbing wall programs and skill clinics, using Innosoft Fusion.
  • Assist student trip leaders with the management of trip logistics.
  • Monitor participant satisfaction through post-event surveys and analysis.
  • Coordinate ongoing staff training program including staff meetings and evaluations.
  • Assist with advertising and promotion for trips, clinics, workshops & special events.
  • Assist with the facilitation of weekly and bi-weekly staff meetings.
  • Assist with maintaining employee training and certification records.
  • Prepare post trip, mid-year, and end of year reports.
  • Assist Student Event Coordinators in planning and implementing outdoor recreation co-lab events.
  • Assist with other administrative and operational duties as assigned.

Term:10 Months

GA Stipend:$11,790 and benefits included. This position does not grant a tuition waiver.

Internship: $11.00 per hour 

Apply online:https://employment.uwlax.edu/ Click on Graduate Assistant (GA) 
For more Information: Contact Nathan Barnhart at 608-785-6530 or [email protected]

 

Required Qualifications:
If Graduate Assistantship

•Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, or related field from an accredited college or university 
• Acceptance to graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

• Hold safety training/certification (American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, & AED) or acquire such certification within 30 days of hire.

• Must have a valid driver’s license

• Position subject to criminal background check.

 

If Internship
• Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, or related field from an accredited college or university or must be using   
    the internship to complete a degree
• Hold safety training/certification (American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, & AED) or acquire such certification within 30 days of hire.

• Must have a valid driver’s license

• Position subject to criminal background check.

 

Preferred Qualifications (Both)

• Wilderness First Responder

• Experience in multiple outdoor recreation activities with certifications from ACA, AMGA, etc…

• Bike maintenance experience

• American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED instructor certification

Internship
Hours:  
~28 hours a week, Mid August - June
Pay: $11.00 per hour some benefits included. 

Graduate Assistant
Stipend:
  $11,790 with some benefits included, Mid August - June
This position does not grant a tuition waiver. 

Apply online:https://employment.uwlax.edu; click on Graduate Assistant (GA)

 

 

To Apply

Visit UWL's employment page and submit your resume, cover letter and list of references.

Application Closing Date: 
Until filled
Application Contact Email: 
Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
La Crosse, WI
Job Salary Range: 
11,790
Job Degree Level: 
Bachelor's degree
Job Starting Date: 
August

Job Details

Job Details: 
College/University Outdoor Recreation
Job Population: 

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