Under the supervision of the Fitness Coordinator, the Graduate Assistant for Fitness plays an integral role in the administration of the personal training and group exercise programs.
Support the Fitness Coordinator with the coordination and development of the group exercise and fitness testing and training programs
Directly oversee the hiring, training, and supervision of 20-30 fitness instructors and assist with development of 5-10 personal trainers.
Assist in developing the instructor schedule for group exercise classes, staff meetings and continuing education workshops
Conduct research surrounding latest fitness trends especially pertaining to fitness classes and schedules, equipment and other university fitness programs.
Develop and present staff training workshops and presentations that will enhance the knowledge and skills of the fitness staff
Assist in the development and implementation of annual evaluations of fitness staff members
Assist in monitoring and updating the Fitness pages on Campus Recreation website
Staff regular, daily office hours in the Rec Center and staff weekly drop ins for Personal Training Q&A and equipment orientations
Design and implement at least one fitness incentive per year
Assist in upkeep of fitness inventory (weight floor and classroom equipment and accessories)
Assist in mentoring of new trainers and students who are interested in becoming personal trainers and group fitness instructors. Mentoring may include overseeing a Fitness intern.
Design and assist in the implementation of special events to promote the fitness program.
Instruct at least one group exercise classes per semester and substitute when needed and/or maintain minimum of 1 personal training client.
Maintain and uphold the standards set forth in the Fitness Instructor and Rec Center Employee manuals
Become proficient in all Rec Center emergency procedures.
Assist with completion of program reports each semester
Work cooperatively with other Recreation Center staff members
Attend all Group Exercise, Personal Training and Rec Center Staff meetings
Assist with departmental special events as needed.
Complete other duties and special projects as assigned.
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Abby McElligott at email@example.com by February 24th, 2017.
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field.
Acceptance into a graduate program at Boise State University.
Current American Red Cross CPR, AED, and First Aid certification (or willingness to immediately become certified).
Current national group exercise instructor and/or personal training certification (ie. ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NASM or equivalent).
Minimum of one year experience personal training and/or instructing group fitness
1+ years’ experience in fitness supervision and programming
Experience in a campus recreation program
Experience with RecTrac computer application
Supervision and mentoring of students experience
Additional Salary Information: Graduate Assistant for Fitness will receive $10,000.00 for a 10 month contract, as well as a tuition and fee waiver, for 1 year, with the option of a second year. Summer employment, if desired, can be paid at an hourly rate.
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For more information about Boise State Campus Recreation, visit rec.boisestate.edu