Recreation Assistant for Club Sports & Outdoor Recreation

Job Description

Job Summary

ABOUT GRINNELL COLLEGE

Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa and is ranked #13 on the U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. 

Grinnell College is a top ranked Liberal Arts institution that values diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, intellectual freedom, and social responsibility. We seek candidates that align with these values and have the ability and desire to advance our values and belonging within our community and the communities we engage. Ideal candidates will be prepared to collaborate and contribute to the mission and values of the college across all constituencies. 
 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Recreation Assistant for Club Sports & Outdoor Recreation will assist in the logistical planning, coordination, and operation for the Competitive Club Sports programs (Ultimate Frisbee and Water Polo) and the Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP). Duties consist of coordination of travel/logistics, supervision of student participants, weekend travel with programs, and management of GORP equipment. 

 

This role requires the candidate to travel occasionally on overnight trips (up to 20% of the time).
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in logistical planning, coordination and operation for the Competitive Club Sports programs
  • Assist in logistical planning, coordination, and operation of the Grinnell Outdoor Recreation Program
  • Supervision of students
  • Management of any equipment required

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Less than six months work experience required
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification are required, but opportunities exist after hiring for college to provide these.
  • Valid driver’s license with no traffic violations. Be able to drive large 11-passenger vans, and minibus during daytime and nighttime.
  • Strong ability to plan and organize events and travel
  • Adaptability to student needs, events, and changes is critical
  • Strong Interpersonal versatility skills

Preferred Qualifications

PR/First Aid/AED certification are preferred. Opportunities exist after hiring for Grinnell to provide these. Valid driver’s license with no traffic violations.

Be able to drive minivans, large 11-passenger vans, and minibus during daytime and nightime driving times.

To Apply

To apply fill out your application at: https://jobs.grinnell.edu/postings/4570

Application Closing Date: 
Not Specified
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Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Grinnell, Iowa
Job Salary Range: 
17
17
Job Experience: 
1 - 2 years
Job Degree Level: 
High school
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Job Details

Job Details: 
College/University (Non-Rec. or Educ.)
College/University Outdoor Education
College/University Outdoor Recreation
Private School

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