The Graduate Assistant is an integral team member within the University Recreation Department who works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of University Recreation, Fitness & Marketing to coordinate the Fitness program consisting of the Group Fitness and Personal Training programs within the University Recreation department.
Assist in managing the daily operating tasks for the Fitness program (Group Fitness, Personal Training, Small Group Personal Training, and Fit-To-Go)
Assist in hiring and training of new Fitness staff, including in-house training for Group Fitness formats
Oversee specialty fitness programs and educational events for the Seattle University community
Oversee and teach the Group Fitness Instructor Training program each quarter
Teach 5 weekly Group Fitness classes each quarter
Provide continuing education opportunities for Fitness staff
Engage in all UREC meetings, functions and working groups (as assigned)
Serve on the Professional Development Working Group
Assist with coordination of a departmental student staff leadership program to include; professional development, interactive workshops, experiential experiences, and service learning
Plan and coordinate departmental events such as but not limited to End of the Year Celebration and Awards ceremony, holiday events, and student leadership retreats
Research information for future events, programs, or projects
Submit the following application materials by email to Assistant Director of UREC, Fitness & Marketing, Christin Everson (email@example.com):
Your resume, including GPA and GRE Scores (If available)
A cover letter
Priority application deadline January 20, 2019.
Employment will only be granted upon acceptance to a Seattle University Master’s program, either Kinesiology (Pending), Student Development Administration (SDA), Sport Business Leadership (MSBL) or Albers School of Business
Nationally recognized Group Fitness and/or Personal Training certification
Minimum two years of Instructing and/or training experience
Demonstrated knowledge of the fundamentals of student development and national guidelines and best practices for fitness programming
Additional Salary Information: The Fitness Graduate Assistant is a 9-month position renewable for an additional academic year. Stipend of $15,602.00 (subject to change) for August 2019-June 2020.
About Seattle University
University Recreation (UREC) includes the following program and operational areas: Aquatics, Competitive Sports (intramural sports and sport clubs), Facilities, Fitness, Marketing, and Outdoor.
University Recreation inspires, educates, and empowers the Seattle University community to live happier, healthier, and more successful lives. Whether it is promoting wellness, providing worthwhile recreational activities, or building community, the Department of University Recreation is an integral component of a Seattle University student’s holistic education.
UREC is a part of the division of Student Development therefore, we are committed to creating a vital and engaged campus community that challenges and supports undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to learn and develop the knowledge, skills, and values needed to lead and serve in an interdependent, global society.
• Student Focused: Students are essential to the success of the department and enable UREC to provide facilities and programs designed to fit the students’ needs.
• Community: Building positive relationships through working and participating in recreation.
• Proactive: Assessing pro...grams, risk, policies, and procedures to provide high quality services and programming aligned with the needs of Seattle University.
• Learning Focused: Working in UREC provides the opportunity to put skills and education into practice in a mentoring environment allowing for growth and development
• Fun: Working in a recreational setting should be enjoyable and rewarding