UConn Recreation Coordinator, Outdoor Programs
    (Program Assistant I-UCP III)
    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics

    The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the full time position of UConn Recreation Coordinator, Outdoor Programs. This individual will be responsible for providing administrative and entry-level program support, including coordination of the day-to-day operations of all UConn Outdoors programming including: the UConn Adventure Center, trip program, UConn Climbing Center, and UConn Cycles Bike Share. Responsibilities include: enforce departmental and university policies and procedures in all matters pertaining to the UConn Outdoors Program; hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate 30+ student staff; assist the Executive Director and the Associate Director with strategic planning for existing programs or expansion of programs. Position requires evening and weekend hours.

    Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, Health/ Physical Education or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience; one to three years' experience in Outdoor Industry Programming or Management; current Wilderness First Responder Certification; previous outdoor field leadership experience; and excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications: Professional certifications from ACA, AMGA, PCIA or IMBA; experience with outdoor rental or retail equipment management and inventory control systems; previous experience managing university outdoor programs; experience designing and implementing staff development programs.

    Salary: commensurate with experience.

    Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

    All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

    The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


    Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
    University of Connecticut
    Division of Athletics

    Contact:  Patti Kula, MS, ATC
    Email:  patti.kula@uconn.edu
    UConn Athletic Training

    2111 Hillside Road, Unit-1078
    Storrs, CT  06269-1078

    Phone:  860-486-0480
    Fax:  860-486-5277

    Prospective students must be NATABOC certified or eligible to sit for the examination.  Students must be accepted non-provisional status to the Graduate School. A minimum of an overall 3.0 GPA and GRE of 295 is required for applying. Completion of an internship position or work experience is preferred.

    Job Description
    Work as an ATC under the supervision of staff athletic trainers in providing care & coverage to Division I athletes in the Department of Athletics. Assist in the supervision & instruction of student athletic trainers. Benefits include a stipend, tuition & book waiver, and full medical benefits.

    Application Procedure
    Applicants must apply directly to the Graduate School (http://www.grad.uconn.edu)  in addition to sending cover letter, resume and at least 3 reference letters to:  Search Committee:  Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer, University of Connecticut, Division of Athletics, 2095 Hillside Road, Unit-1173, Storrs, CT 06269 or jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Interviews will only be granted to those individuals who have been accepted into the Graduate School. Applications will not be accepted electronically through the NATA website.

    Questions about the position should be directed to Patti Kula (see contact person above).

    Complete applications must be received by:  January 15, 2015

    Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the search may move forward prior to the January 15, 2015 deadline.