Texas State University a member of the Texas State University System, is an equal opportunity educational institution. Its growing reputation for providing a solid and balanced education attracts accomplished students from diverse disciplines. Texas State maintains an atmosphere in which faculty and students take the process of teaching and learning seriously. The University is located in San Marcos, Texas, 35 miles south of Austin and 45 miles north of San Antonio. Texas State has approximately 38,650 students. About Campus Recreation: The Department of Campus Recreation manages the 180,000 square foot Student Recreation Center (SRC), five outdoor field sites, the Aqua Sports Center, Sewell Park, Outdoor Center and University Camp. The Department of Campus Recreation includes a Fitness and Wellness program, Facility Operations, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Recreation, Aquatics & Safety and a Student Success program. Graduate assistants are offered professional development within Student Affairs and University committee appointments, special event programming and leadership conferences. Graduate assistants are involved in office meetings, departmental assessments, strategic planning and statistical analysis of programs. Campus Recreation is committed to employing Texas State students and developing them as leaders through their involvement.
Position Available: 2
Fitness & Wellness and Outdoor Recreation
Location: San Marcos, Texas
Deadline: Open until positions are filled. Review of applications begins January 15, 2019. Starting Date: July 1, 2019 (negotiable); 2 year position; evaluation required
• M.Ed. – Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE)
• M.Ed. Health Education
• M.Ed. Physical Education
• M.S. Athletic Training
• M.S. Exercise and Sports Science
• M.S.R.L.S. Recreation and Leisure Services
• M.S.R.L.S. Recreation and Therapeutic Recreation
M.B.A. Business Administration Additional Information is available at graduate college Texas State University a member of the Texas State University System, is an equal opportunity educational institution. Minimum of 2.75-3.0 GPA in last 60 hours, program dependent. Verify with specific academic program.
Graduate Assistant – Fitness & Wellness
Assist the Fitness Coordinator with the daily management of a comprehensive Fitness & Wellness program to include group exercise (50+ classes per week), personal training,
Small group training, Fit for Hire, Boot Camps and special event promotions
This will include hiring, training and evaluation of the fitness team (group fitness instructors and personal trainers);
Developing and leading staff in-services;
Scheduling and overseeing personal training sessions/assessments and group fitness class schedule;
Assisting in budget preparation and management;
Assist in the purchasing, inventory and maintenance of all program equipment;
Additionally the Graduate Assistant must instruct two group fitness classes per week.
Required qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration, Exercise Science, or related field, American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED Certification, nationally recognized Group Fitness Instructor certification and experience in teaching an leading group fitness classes of 5-40 participants. Preferred qualifications include: Knowledge and experience in training and supervision of employees and holds a national recognized Personal Trainer certification. For more information about the Fitness & Wellness program, visit the campus recreation website at: https://www.campusrecreation.txstate.edu To apply, direct all questions and application submission to Angie Isernio at Texas State University – Campus Recreation or call the Texas State Department of Campus Recreation at 512.245.2392.
Graduate Assistant – Outdoor Recreation
Assist with management and supervision of Climbing Center, challenge course and special events;
Assist with recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, mentor and evaluating climbing wall and teambuilding/challenge course staff;
Oversee Climbing Center and teambuilding/challenge course policies, procedures, operational duties, equipment inventory and risk management
Plan and implement Climbing Center and teambuilding programs, clinics and special events;
Plan, develop and host outdoor related clinics/workshops for the Texas State community
Assist with development, planning and leading of day and multiday Adventure Trip Programs;
Assist with the implementation of trip policies, procedures and operational duties including trip planning, food purchasing, essential paperwork, vehicle use, incident reporting and equipment use;
Assist with the statistical assessment of the OR Program to measure and evaluate program performance;
Assist with the maintenance and execution of the program budget to ensure fiscal responsibility with purchasing and student wages.
Preferred Qualifications: • ACCT Level 1, Level 2, or CCM certification • PCIA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI), Climbing Wall Instructor (CWI), or comparable certification • Climbing Wall, Team Building, Challenge Course management experience • Experience with kayak/canoe, rock climbing, backpacking and or equipment repair and maintenance. Application review begins immediately. For more information about the program and a complete job description visit the campus recreation website at https://www.campusrecreation.txstate.edu. To apply direct all questions and application submission to Andrew Morreale Assistant Director – Outdoor Recreation or call the Texas State Department of Campus Recreation at 512.245.2392.