The graduate fellow in the Office of Campus Fitness and Recreation will be primarily responsible for the programming, scheduling, and advertising for the fitness center and the group exercise programs. The graduate fellow will learn how to plan, implement, and evaluate all aspects of their responsibilities.
The Graduate Fellow for Campus Fitness and Recreation will have responsibility for the following:
Fitness Center responsibilities: • Manage the students and ensure the fitness center is being cleaned • Check all equipment weekly to ensure it is working properly • Create advertisements to contribute to the success of all programs • Assist with the development and implementation of fitness center programs • Work closely with the Fitness Center Manager to create fitness center schedules and run weekly meetings
Group Exercise responsibilities: • Schedule classes in the group exercise studios • Hold biweekly meetings with group exercise staff • Check in on the classes periodically to ensure classes are being run properly and safely • Work with the instructors to create promotional items to drive class attendance
• Assist with filling out student payroll hours • Support other offices for “all hands on deck events,” such as involvement fairs, Cram Jams, concerts, etc. • Assist in the growth of our website, and our social media initiative • Construct creative fliers for our various programs to engage all types of students • Oversee Staff evaluations each semester • Hire new student staff as needed
• 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.