Eastern Illinois University - Campus Recreation has three anticipated openings for Graduate Assistants for the 2018-2019 academic year.
FITNESS & FACILITY MANAGEMENT (1)
Responsibilities: This position offers the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of facility supervision and group fitness programming. The graduate assistant will assist with training, scheduling and supervising the student facility staff, supervise the SRC during evenings and weekends in the absence of professional staff, and administer daily programming and memberships in the SRC. All graduate assistants also participate in meetings, assist with policy and procedure revision, distribution and administration, and provide suggestions and feedback to the professional staff. This position will also be responsible for the administration of the Group Fitness Program, which includes scheduling classes, training and supervising instructors, maintaining all equipment and programming areas, and supervising the Fitness Instructor Training program provided through Campus Recreation.
Responsibilities: These positions offer the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of facility supervision. Graduate Assistants will assist with training, scheduling and supervising the student facility staff, supervise the SRC during evenings and weekends in the absence of professional staff, and administer daily programming and memberships in the SRC. All graduate assistants also participate in meetings, assist with policy and procedure revision, distribution and administration, and provide suggestions and feedback to the professional staff. This position will also be responsible for an additional task to be assigned based on the qualifications and experience the individual brings to the position. Possible areas of interest to be considered: marketing and technology, facility scheduling, student employment administration, equipment maintenance, and special events and marketing.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Undergraduate experience in a university recreation facility required with a leadership position preferred. Preference given to candidates with an interest in Campus Recreation as a career. Acceptance into a graduate program at EIU is required. Candidates interested in a Master's Degree in College Student Affairs must apply no later than January 22, 2018, and have a minimum GPA of 2.75. Candidates interested in Kinesiology and Sport Studies must apply no later than March 1, 2018, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Information about EIU Graduate School programs may be found here: http://www.eiu.edu/graduate/.
Stipend: $9000 for 10 months; tuition waiver (in-state or out-of-state)
Dates of Appointment: August 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019 (**All GA positions are renewable through the through the 2018-2019 academic year based on first year’s performance.) Student is responsible for university fees each semester.
Application Process: To apply for a Facilities position please send cover letter, resume and references to: email@example.com. Applications will be accepted and processed on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled.
Questions may directed to Sarah Daugherty, Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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