Candidates must have completed requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited higher education institution. 1-2 years experience working with college students in an Intramural Sports or Recreation program.
Please send cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Troy Maddox, Intramural Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Graduate Assistant is responsible for the assisting the Fitness Coordinator in developing and organizing a comprehensive group fitness and instructional program that serves a diverse university community consisting of community members, students, faculty, and staff. This includes but is not limited to the recruitment and training of group fitness instructors, program and instructor evaluation, supervision of instructors, data management and marketing of fitness programs as well as assisting in the supervision of facilities. The position will begin Fall 2016.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Assist with managing, creating, and evaluating a comprehensive schedule of group fitness classes.• Assist with the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, scheduling, and evaluation of group fitness instructors.• Assist with the daily and monthly tracking of group fitness participation. • Assist with the development of instructional programs and special events that will enhance the fitness and recreational experience of UWA student, faculty, staff and community members. • Assist with developing marketing and promotion materials for group fitness, and instructional programs. • Assist with the maintenance and inventory of equipment in the fitness center and group exercise room. • Serve as an active part of the group fitness schedule (regular and substitute instructor). • Assist with departmental special events. • Performing other duties as assigned.
Preferred Position Qualifications: Possess a current First Aid/CPR/AED Certification. • A group fitness instructor or personal training certification from a nationally recognized fitness organization (AFAA, ACE, NSCA, ACSM). • Experience teaching group fitness classes• Excellent communicator. •Willingness to work as a productive team member. •A strong desire to learn and grow as a health and fitness professional. •
Graduate School Requirements: •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four year institution • Being able to be accepted to UWA’s Graduate School (you are not required to be admitted to be considered) •Must be enrolled on a full-time basis (minimum 6 credit hours) to receive graduate assistantship
Please send cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to Byron Thetford, Director of Student Life at email@example.com