COMPENSATION PACKAGE: Full tuition waiver for in or out of state residents. Stipend of $11,700 for 9 months and possible summer position is hourly at $12/hour up to 28 hours a week. We also offer travel assistance to professional conferences and medical insurance coverage. University fees are covered by each student. HOW TO APPLY: Each applicant must submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references and most current transcripts. The positions will remain open until filled. Applications are not accepted through the bluefish website.
The Employee Wellness Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) is primarily responsible for assisting the Assistant Director and Coordinator of Employee Wellness with the day-to-day operations of the employee wellness and employee fitness programs. The GTA is responsible for programming and instructing employee group fitness programs, such as Employee Bootcamp and Shape-Up. The GTA will assist with the planning, implementation and evaluation of various wellness programs/events throughout the semester. The GTA will also assist with the development and management of health education programs.
Certification from a nationally accredited organization
Experience in a group fitness environment
Experience in collecting and analyzing data
Ability to speak publicly in an educational setting
Certifications / Experience: Candidates should hold a current certification in personal training and/or group fitness instructor through a nationally accredited organization (such as ACSM, NASM, NSCA, etc.). Preferred undergraduate degrees include Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Physical Education, Health Promotion, Health Education, Public Health, etc.
Applications: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application ASAP to receive the highest consideration. Interested candidates should submit their application materials to Kimberly Beard, Assistant Director of Employee Wellness at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GRADUATE COLLEGE: A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Leisure, Health 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/