General Information: The Office of Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) serves all students by providing meaningful co-curricular experiences to support the educational mission of The New School. Through social, cultural, and educational programs, students develop personal and leadership skills as they become contributing members of our campus community and engaged global citizens.
Recreation Recreation offers various experiences for the New School community to stay active and well, through Group Fitness, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Adventures, and Club Sports. The New School Club Sports program consists of the following sports; Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Cross Country, and the Dance Collective. The office plays an integral role in the success of Club Sports and Club Sports participants. The practicum experience will enhance the student's understanding of the role of Club Sports as it relates to student development, risk management, and community building. Practicum student will have the opportunity to attend the NIRSA 2019 National Conference in Boston, MA from February 16th to February 19th.
The Club Sports Practicum student will, alongside the Club Sports Coordinator, oversee all recognized Club Sports at the New School. The Club Sports Coordinator alongside the Assistant Director for Recreation & Campus Activities supports the development and leadership of Club Sports Captains and participants.
Responsibilities: Office Support Market and promote the department in forms of tabling and flyering Aid in researching new initiatives, partnerships, and opportunities for the department Answer questions from in-person visits or over the phone regarding departmental programming Manage, move, and store equipment Maintain a database of participants Organize and preserve an orderly office and work environment Assist with event set-up and break down Assist as needed with Outdoor Adventures, Fitness Classes, and Special Events Other duties as assigned
Club Sports Practicum Responsibilities Assist with the development of Sports Clubs policies, procedures, and established rules Develop and facilitate 1 Club Sports workshop to support the development and training of the Club Sports participants Submits permits in a timely fashion and tracks pending requests Collaborate with Captains to ensure all Captain responsibilities are met Attend Club Sports games, practices, tournaments, and schedules as needed Develop and create a Club Sports Handbook for participants and coaches Identify appropriate competition opportunities Oversee, maintain, and update all Club Sports documents Responsible for ensuring waivers, permits, contacts, and schedules are updated and accurate Serve as a liaison between Club Sports and Student Leadership & Involvement Assist the Assistant Director in securing practice space for Club Sports Support and co-supervise the Club Sports Coordinator and support student development Responds to all Club Sports inquiries via the recreation email account
Qualifications and Competencies: Current Graduate Student in Sports Management, Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Student Affairs, or related field Must be able to earn credit hours and/or internship hours for this role CPR/First Aid Certified or able to get one within 1 month of employment. Recreation can cover CPR/First Aid training expenses. Outstanding written and verbal communication Genuine interest in personal development, sports, fitness, and overall well-being Experience with software including Google Office Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms), and comfortability navigating the web. Good Customer Service skills Personable, reliable, responsible Ability to solve problems quickly and safely Can work independently with little supervision Ability to carry 25 pounds Flexible schedule to cover evening and weekend programs/events
Special Instructions to Applicants:
How To Apply: In order to apply please submit the following: Cover letter, resume, and the list of 2-3 references, one of which must be a current/former direct supervisor Submit answers to the following questions: Please state 2-3 goals for your Practicum experience at The New School What experiences (classes, volunteer work, jobs, etc) have you had that would assist with your experience at a Club Sports Practicum student? Proof of practicum and/or internship experience by the first day of practicum
Interested applicants should submit all required documents to Brittney Q. McFadden at email@example.com. Materials will be accepted on a rolling basis. The anticipated start date is Monday, February 4th.
Internal Number: 16874
About The New School
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.