Virginia Tech is currently accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant for Aquatics. This position is a 2-year commitment as a full-time graduate student within the Department of Recreational Sports. General Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Aquatics Coordinator, this person’s responsibilities include assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of a comprehensive aquatics/instructional program comprising of adult and children swim lessons, and health and safety classes. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: oversee a supervisory student staff of four, assist in the hiring, training, supervising, and evaluation of part-time 60+ employees; and assisting with student payroll, web development, budget planning, policy development, and the equipment inventory/purchasing process Stipend: $1,442.00 monthly and tuition waiver, student comprehensive fee of $1,370.50 per semester is the responsibility of the student, full tuition waiver(All fees based on 17-18 school year with possibility of increase for 18-19 year).
Deadline for Applications: January 15, 2018 or until position is filled.
Starting Date: July 1, 2019 (negotiable).
Contact: Submit a letter of application, resume, three references, and copy of unofficial transcript through 2018 Fall Semester (transcript can be submitted in January separate from other application materials once grades have posted for the fall). Please send to Lyncee Kowalcik, Aquatics Coordinator, Virginia Tech Recreational Sports, 142 McComas Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (540) 231-5062. For more information about Virginia Tech, visit the university website at www.vt.edu or our Department website at www.recsports.vt.edu. Virginia Tech is an EOAA employer.
All positions require acceptance into a Graduate Program at Virginia Tech. Go to http://graduateschool.vt.edu/ to look up possible graduate programs and to find online applications.
Bachelor's degree with 3.0 GPA required with acceptance to a Virginia Tech Graduate Program. Must have LGI and/or WSI certifications. Preferred certifications: WSI-T, LGI-T, CPO, and/or AFO.
About Virginia Tech
The Department of Recreational Sports operates within the Division of Student Affairs. The Department maintains two recreation/wellness facilities: McComas Hall and War Memorial Hall. McComas Hall offers three basketball/volleyball courts, an eight-lane indoor swimming pool, a weight training and cardiovascular workout area, two fitness studios, spin studio, fitness assessment center, TRX and core area, locker and shower facilities, equipment check out, an elevated jogging track, and a lounge area. The facility is also home to the Student Health and Counseling Centers. War Memorial Hall offers an indoor swimming pool and diving well, 6 basketball courts, 13 racquetball courts, 2 wallyball courts, a gymnastics room, locker and shower facilities, a handball court, a weight room, volleyball courts, a squash court, saunas, a dance/fitness room, and a multi-purpose room. The Department provides programs and services in open recreation, fitness, aquatics, instructional programs, intramural sports, sport clubs, outdoor recreation and special events. The Department also maintains the university tennis courts and golf course. For more information on the department, visit the Recreatio...nal Sports website: http://www.recsports.vt.edu. To learn more about the Division of Student Affairs visit www.dsa.vt.edu.