POSITION OPENING: - Fitness GTA. COMPENSATION PACKAGE: Full tuition waiver for in or out of state residents. Stipend of $11,700 for 9 months. We also offer travel assistance to professional conferences and medical insurance coverage. University fees are covered by each student. Possible summer employment. HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should submit their application materials to Todd Christensen, Assistant Director of Fitness at firstname.lastname@example.org. Each applicant must submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and most current transcripts. Applications are not accepted through the bluefish website.
The Fitness Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) is primarily responsible for assisting the Assistant Director of Fitness and Fitness Coordinator, with the day to day operations of the OrangeFIT Group Fitness program. As well as, help to facilitate special programs and events throughout the semester, including our various 5Ks, strongman competitions, adventure races and semester long incentive programs. This position will also oversee one undergraduate filled Fitness Program Assistant. The Fitness GTA will also assist in teaching the ACSM Personal Training Certification Course. Certifications: Candidate must hold a current certification in personal training and/or group fitness through a nationally accredited organization (such as PTA Global, ACSM, NSCA, NASM, ACE, AFAA, NETA, Cooper, etc…). APPLICATIONS: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application ASAP to receive the highest consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
GRADUATE COLLEGE: A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Leisure or a related field pertaining to the position you are applying for and acceptance into the OSU Graduate College. Acceptance into a Graduate program will vary from program to program. The Leisure Studies program requires the following minimums: a 3.0 GPA from undergraduate degree and a GRE score with preferred minimums of 153-Verbal, 141-Quantitative, and a 3.5 on the composition section. Should one of the above scores be below the stated minimum requirements, the Leisure Studies Program will consider additional supporting materials, such as, letters of references and on-site/phone interviews.
About Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma State University is a Division I school with an enrollment of 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Wellness is a comprehensive health and wellness program for faculty, staff and students. Included are Indoor and Outdoor aquatics,Intramural Sports, over 35 Sport Clubs, Adpative Sports, Outdoor Adventure, FitFirst classes and Wellness programs. The Department of Wellness Staff comprises over 60 full time staff members, and 16 graduate assistants. For more information please visit: http://wellness.okstate.edu/