The Boston College Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant for Fitness will report to the Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness. Their role will be to assist with the administration and coordination of all recreational sport fitness facilities and to oversee the personal trainers and fitness attendants.
Assist with the daily operations of the fitness area.
Schedule the following: fitness services such as assessments, exercise prescription, individual consultations, private training, and small group classes.
Assist with the supervision of the fitness area and the supervision and scheduling of fitness attendants and their associated payroll.
Assist with the personal training program, including the training and evaluation of all personal trainers.
Assist with recruiting, hiring and training new personal trainers.
Assist with creating and implementing safety procedures and guidelines to help keep participants safe when using the fitness area.
Assist with all departmental promotional programs, services and special events.
Adhere to daily office hours.
Assist the full-time staff in the presentation of various in-service programs.
Assist with the inventory and maintenance of the fitness area equipment.
Track and evaluate fitness area programs and fitness area usage patterns.
Prepare participation reports at the conclusion of each activity for use in a year-end report.
Assist with the development and implementation of new small group classes.
Assist with office coverage, appointment scheduling and answering phones.
Maintain up-to-date employee files for each member of the fitness student staff.
Provide a minimum of 5 hours per week of personal training and small group training combined.
Graduate Assistant is expected to work 20 hours per week for each semester.
Graduate Assistant will attend the bi- weekly BC Rec staff meetings.
Graduate Assistant will co-direct the Campus Recreation Student Staff Advisory Board.
If at any time a Graduate Assistant cannot make a scheduled event or needs time off for personal reasons they are required to notify their direct supervisor.
Flexible schedule is required for early mornings, nights, and weekends.
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a health-related field, such as Exercise Science or Kinesiology)
Must be Accepted into one of the Graduate schools:
School of Arts and Science
Lynch School of Education
Carroll School of Management
Graduate School of Social Work
Connell School of Nursing
Woods School of Advancing Studies
For Acceptance requirements please visit http://www.bc.edu/schools/gsas/admissions.html
Must be enrolled on a full-time basis (minimum 9 hours per semester) to receive graduate assistantship, stipend, and tuition waivers.
Must have one of the following personal training certifications: ACSM, NSCA, ACE, or NASM.
Past experience working in recreational sports preferred.
Availability for additional hourly summer employment (20 hours per week) is preferred.
Please submit your resume to Hilary De Vries, Assistant Director - Fitness & Wellness at email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: Stipend and Tuition
•$14,000 over an-8 month period for the fall and spring academic year
•Full Tuition Waiver (Only 9 credit hours per semester - fall and spring semesters)
•Appointment is renewable at Associate Director of Programming’s discretion
•Travel allocation for professional development and certifications per approval
•Hourly summer employment available
Boston College Campus Recreation strives to provide quality services at reasonable prices for its members. We host a wide variety of recreational programs, including: fitness, aquatics, outdoor adventures, intramurals, club sports, tennis, dance, and youth programs. BC Rec memberships include access to both the Flynn Recreation Complex and the Quonset Hut, a satellite facility located on the Newto...n Campus.
Campus Recreation cultivates life-long health and active lifestyle experiences. We honor the Jesuit Catholic commitment to the formation of the whole person through diverse programming in a safe, fun environment.
Respect: Valuing opportunities to interact with those we serve and maintaining our facilities to create a welcoming and caring environment.
Integrity: Upholding a culture of honesty, trust, fairness, responsibility, and accountability to maintain high standards in all we do.
Passion: Bringing commitment and energy to elevate the physical and social well-being of the Boston College community.
Development: Fostering the personal growth of our members and student leaders through self-discovery, experiential learning, teambuilding and role modeling.
Camaraderie: Creating a foundational home for relationships and community at Boston College.