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The graduate assistant for the Outdoor Center will assist the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation/Outdoor Recreation in the management of the Outdoor Recreation programs, including the Equipment Rental operation and the Sewell Park facility operations, as well as, the Adventure Trip Program (ATP). This will include hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating the Outdoor Center student staff and managing daily activities and group use of Sewell Park and special events in that facility, as well as, major oversight and management/supervision of the Adventure Trip Program student staff and programming. This position will also manage and supervise student staff in making University Camp user reservations and key pickup/return. The ATP serves over 300 students annually by providing outdoor trips and classes. This graduate assistant must be qualified to lead a majority of these outings that involve canoeing, kayaking, rafting, rock climbing, and backpacking; applicants with extensive trip leading experience and staff training will be given preference for this appointment. Sewell Park is a six-acre on-campus park which is located on the San Marcos River. This position will be heavily involved with the marketing of all above mentioned programs and facilities.

Successful applicants must be team players that are willing to be involved in other Campus Recreation programs and activities across campus.


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To apply please send the below documents to John K. Johnson, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation/Outdoor Recreation via e-mail at

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Trip log or experience Inventory

Application Information:

  • Selection of candidates begins immediately
  • Approval and start date contingent upon acceptance into Texas State Graduate College
  • Start date: June 15, 2015 (negotiable)