Campus Recreation at Eastern Illinois University is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Group Fitness and Facility Management!
Responsibilities: This position offers the opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of facility supervision and group fitness programming. This Graduate Assisstant will 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. This person will also 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.
Position Specific Qualifications: Undergraduate experience designing and teaching group fitness classes required with coordination of programming preferred. Undergraduate experience in a university recreation facility required with a leadership position preferred.
ASSISTANTSHIP QUALIFICATIONS and INFORMATION
Bachelor's degree required. Preference given to candidates with an interest in Campus Recreation as a career. Acceptance into a graduate program at EIU is required. Minimum GPA required for most programs: 3.0. Information about EIU Graduate School programs may be found at www.eiu.edu/graduate.
Stipend: $9000 for 10 months; tuition waiver (in-state or out-of-state)
Dates of Appointment: August 1, 2020 – May 31, 2021 (**All GA positions are renewable through the through the 2021-2022 academic year based on first year’s performance.) Student is responsible for university fees each semester. Summer employment (June-July) is available.
Application Process: To apply please send cover letter, resume and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume must include cumulative GPA. Applications will be accepted and processed on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled. **Applications submitted through BlueFishJobs will not be considered.**
Questions may directed to Paul Noble, Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.
For more information about EIU Campus Recreation please visit our website at www.eiu.edu/campusrec or check us out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About EIU Campus Recreation
Eastern Illinois University has a rich tradition of preparing students to accomplish their life goals through a great combination of quality academics and personal relationships.Consistently ranked in the top third of Midwest universities in its class by U.S. News and World Report, Eastern has earned its reputation by offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate programs taught by an experienced and caring faculty. In addition to reasonable tuition, fees, and room and board rates, Eastern offers a textbook rental system, saving the average student hundreds of dollars per semester.A variety of excellent on-campus housing opportunities are available on the safe, compact 320-acre campus. Student graduation and retention rates are well above state and national averages, and that success continues after students earn their degrees -- year after year, Eastern ranks high in job placement, alumni satisfaction and employer satisfaction.www.eiu.edu