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Department of Health and Human Performance
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Cunningham Hall 139
Phone: 785-628-4376
Email: gaschumacher@fhsu.edu
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Graduate Assistant

Assist the Intramural director with planning, scheduling, administration, management, and supervision of the Intramural department. All hired staff is expected to look and act professionally and is responsible for purchasing and wearing staff apparel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with scheduling activities
  • Dress appropriately in proper uniform
  • Arrive 10 minutes early to all assignments
  • Supervise and administer activities
  • Provide input to director
  • Teach assigned classes
  • Assist in training for officiating sport(s)
  • Understand and operate the IM-REC department
  • Schedule, contact, and access program clients at the instruction of the director
  • Provide leadership to IM-REC staff
  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Weekly meetings
  • Serve as director in the absence of the director
  • Supervise all undergraduate

Qualifications(As specified by Fort Hays State University)/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Completion of a minimum of 24 hours in Health & Human Performance
  • Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or GPA of 2.75 and a satisfactory score on the GRE or MAT
  • Completed application for admission to the Graduate School
  • Official Transcripts of all college credit submitted to the Graduate School
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Students from abroad must obtain a satisfactory score on the TOEFL examination
  • BS or BA degree
  • Two years experience in IM-REC
  • Two years of officiating


  • Good people skills
  • Adequate communication skills
  • Good leadership skills

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • CPR/First Aid certifications preferred

Physical Demands

  • Manage teaching (if assigned), personal classes, and extra hours involved in activities. Walking, lifting, and running may be involved.

Work Environment/Environmental Conditions

  • Small amount of work will be required inside the classroom
  • Work will be in a variety of areas both inside and outside

Hours & Pay

Typically these positions range in hours from 10-20 hours per week. Because these positions are through FHSU Work Study, the pay is minimum wage.

How to Apply

You can obtain a job application from the Intramurals Office in Cunningham Hall anytime during regular office hours.

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