Intramurals Graduate Assistant Teaching

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Classification:Graduate Assistant - Teaching (non-taxable)
Grade:Grad Student
Work type:Graduate Student Worker
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Athletics, Other, Recreation/Event

Position Summary:

Nanook Recreation is excited to list the position of Intramural Graduate Assistant. The position works under the supervision of the Intramural Coordinator to create dynamic programming for our UAF community.


100• Organize and schedule leagues with the assistance of IMLeagues • Market program offerings • Recruit, hire and train IM referees • Assist AD of Wellness with disciplinary actions • Establish best practices for the league rules • Assist AD of Wellness in equipment management • Assist in special event programming hosted by DRAW • Develop and maintain a budget for IM programEssential

The Intramural Graduate Assistant is tasked with developing comprehensive training practices for the referees we employ.  They will also utilize IMLeagues to schedule and communicate with the participates in each of our respective leagues.  Each semester we encourage the graduate assistant to host  weekend tournaments of their choosing.  In years past, creativity has shown through by hosting Battleship, Ice Glow Dodgeball and Crate Stacking.            

In addition to a great opportunity to grow as a professional in the field of recreational sports, UAF offers a variety of graduate school programs.  Our graduate assistants are encouraged to explore the programs offered and work towards a degree they are proud to hold.

Representatives from Nanook Recreation will be at NIRSA in February and we would love to have the opportunity to meet with interested individuals.

Successful applicant must be accepted to the UAF Graduate School (in the program area that interests them) prior to fall semester 2019 (many masters programs have an application deadline before March 1).  The Assistantship includes a tuition award, health care coverage and a stipend.  This position is 20 hours per week during the academic school year.  Hourly wage information is located here:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and names of three professional references with phone and email contact information.

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date of March 3, 2019 at 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time.


Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check. 


Pursuant to Board of Regents' Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:

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