Recreation Services at Emporia State University is currently accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant of Fitness and Wellness. Our mission is to enable campus community members to enhance and improve their quality of life by providing desired recreation facilities, programs, activities, events and services.
Job Summary: The Graduate Assistant Fitness and Wellness directly manages and coordinates the fitness program for the Emporia State University Recreation Services department. Duties include recruitment and supervision of student workers, management of Group Exercise offerings and the Personal Training program as well as providing student development opportunities. Our ideal candidate has a passion for providing exceptional customer service, experience in leading and managing a fitness program and motivating staff to their fullest potential.
Additional Department and Position Summary:
Directly manage, develop, implement and assess a fitness and wellness program that caters to over 700 unique participants, offers over 600 hours of annual personal training and 18 weekly group exercise classes
Recruit, hire, train, develop and evaluate a student staff of 15+ employees
Directly develop and manage the Fitness/Wellness Program Manager
Administer data collection and evaluation of group fitness and personal training programs
Develop cross campus/community partnerships to program and highlight the different dimensions of wellness
Assist in departmental offerings/programs and other duties as assigned
100% placement rating for individuals wishing to continue a career in campus recreation
Preferred Qualifications: Experience instructing multiple group fitness formats and/or personal training. Position requires 20 hours per week and a willingness to work evenings and weekends. Current Fitness Instructor certification through ACE, AFAA or other nationally recognized agency.
Anticipated Start Date: August 1, 2020 - 10 month appointment with the opportunity for hourly summer employment leading up to appointment. Admission to the graduate school is required before a formal offer can be made. You can learn more about Emporia State University, graduate school application, admission standards, and Master’s Degree program here: http://www.emporia.edu/grad/
Application: For best consideration, interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application ASAP to receive the highest consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Do NOT apply through www.bluefishjobs.com. E-mail (PDF format) cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to: Daniel Fragel – Assistant Director, Recreation Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Compensation Information: Tuition waivers are granted to cover nine credits of course work during the fall and spring semesters, a $7,344 stipend from August to May and an option for hourly summer employment. Graduate students have access to health insurance through the University. University fees are covered by each student. Professional development assistance is available. We offer stipends for travel to state, regional and national conferences.
About Emporia State University
Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law. http://www.emporia.edu. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.