The graduate fellow in the Office of Campus Fitness and Recreation will be primarily responsible for the programming, scheduling, and advertising for the intramural and recreation programs. The graduate fellow will learn how to plan, implement, and evaluate all aspects of their responsibilities.
Position Responsibilities: The Graduate Fellow for Campus Fitness and Recreation will have responsibility for the following:
Intramural responsibilities: • Assist the Director of Campus Fitness and Recreation in scheduling the sports • Assist the Intramural Supervisors in creating the weekly work schedule • Monitor and order champion shirts, update trophies, and all other inventory • Assist with staff trainings four times a year • Learn the various roles of student workers, and be able work any and all positions • Facilitate a weekly meeting with the Intramural Supervisors • Oversee staff evaluations each semester • Become familiar with IM Leagues website, schedule intramural deadlines, and create sports league and division pages • Input all scores and track player participation • Recruit and hire student workers • Enter student payroll hours
Recreation responsibilities: • Assist with the development and implementation of recreation trips • Survey the students, and see what they would trips they would be interested in • Plan the annual weekend long ski trip
• Work with photo and video editing software to promote the all recreation activities • Support other offices for “all hands on deck events,” such as involvement fairs, Cram Jams, concerts, etc. • Assist in the growth of our intramural website, the schools website, and our social media initiative • Construct creative fliers for our various programs to engage all types of students
Acceptance into Merrimack College Masters of Health Science Program
Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills
Knowledge of best practices and standards in collegiate recreation
Demonstrated experience in personnel management and ability to motivate student staff
About Merrimack College
Merrimack College is a selective, independent, Catholic institution in the Augustinian tradition offering programs in the liberal arts, business, the sciences and engineering for its 3200 undergraduate and graduate students. Merrimack's beautiful 220-acre campus is situated 25 minutes north of the vibrant city of Boston in North Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack College has undertaken a focused Agenda for Distinction review and implementation process and is committed to future growth as a modern, academic enterprise grounded in innovative teaching, learning, and scholarship.