This page lists opportunities within the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences. Openings are posted for both departments (Sport and Exercise Science and Intercollegiate Athletics) as well as The Department of Campus Recreation & Wellness.
Unless otherwise specified, the Graduate Assistantship opportunities listed below become available on a need basis rather than scheduled basis. This need generally occurs when the person currently holding the position graduates.
Graduate Research Assistant
Graduate Research Assistantships are offered through the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences. Responsibilities include but are nor limited to: assisting graduate faculty with essential elements of scientific inquiry: data collection and entry, participant recruitment , assisting with grant applications, literature reviews, pilot testing, and scholarly writing. Graduate student applicants must have experience with research methods and be in a thesis track in their program. Appointments are for one-year usually for the second year of a student's two-year program.
Graduate Assistant, Athletic Training
The graduate assistant positions offered through the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences are available in two formats. Two on-campus appointments of two years each include assignments to collegiate teams and responsibilities for mentoring pre-clinical undergraduate program majors in athletic training. The second format available is for off-campus single or multiple year assignments to area high schools serving as substitute instructional staff with additional responsibility as assistant or head athletic trainer.
Graduate Assistant positions are offered through The Department of Campus Recreation & Wellness. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: officiating in various competitive & non-competitive sports at an intramural level; recruiting, training, and supervising work-study staff; assisting with marketing and promotion of all recreational activities and programs; and instructing and/or assisting in wellness class offerings. A bachelor's degree is required, and the applicant must be pursuing either a Sport Management or Exercise Science master's degree through Barry's Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences.
Graduate Assistant, Sports Information
The sports information graduate assistant is responsible for assisting the director of sports information in publicizing Barry's 12-sport intercollegiate athletics program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: writing press releases, assisting with production of media guides and game programs and helping with home event management for all sports, as well as handling other duties as assigned. A bachelor's degree in journalism, English, communications or related field is required. Applicants should have solid writing and interpersonal communication skills, and previous experience working with Stat Crew software for Basketball and The Automated Scorebook for baseball / softball, soccer and volleyball. In addition, the successful candidate should have experience working with desktop publishing software including PageMaker and PhotoShop. Must be willing to work during home events, at night and on weekends.
Graduate Assistant, Athletic Administration
This position is one requiring a responsible motivated candidate who has completed a baccalaureate degree. Responsibilities for this administrative position in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics includes include, but are not limited to, working with the assistant to the dean in supporting the department's study hall/ class attendance program, assisting in daily operations of the athletic program, and being able to interact effectively with students, faculty, staff, and coaches. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office software, and ability to organize/prioritize/follow through on projects is necessary. An undergraduate background in sport management is preferred.
Barry University, a Catholic international university, is located in Miami Shores, Florida, on a 122 acre campus. The University was founded in 1940.
Barry University is an independent, co-educational Catholic international institution of higher education which fosters academic distinction in the liberal arts and professional studies within the Judeo-Christian and Dominican traditions.
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