Posting No: GS14-3002
Hiring Unit: Campus Recreation- Fitness
Job Description: Under the direction of the Fitness Coordinator, the graduate assistant (Fitness) is responsible for providing assistance in the coordination, guidance, supervision, and direction of the fitness component of the Campus Recreation program. The graduate assistant (Fitness) will oversee all operations related to the group fitness, personal training or the fitness floor programming. This may include developing class formats and schedules, developing personal training schedules, hiring, training, supervising, teaching, instructing, evaluating fitness program staff and maintaining equipment. In addition, the graduate assistant (Fitness) will provide instruction for cardiovascular and resistance training exercises, and assist in the developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating fitness related programs and events.
Qualifications Required: Assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis and the applicant should be admitted into a SIUE graduate program of study. A Bachelors degree is preferable in marketing/advertising, recreation, or other related field. Marketing and promotion coursework/experience preferred. The person must have strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of recreation facilities and personnel supervision. Successful candidates will be asked to maintain CPR/AED and Lifeguard certification from an internationally recognized agency during the time of employment. A strong combination of specific academic and/or experiential training is recommended. The successful applicant must be admitted into a graduate program of study at SIUE before an offer can be made.
Period of Appointment: August 15, 2013- May 9, 2014, possibility for summer employment and contract renewal.
Salary: $1065 per month
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date For Applications: Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Phone, on-line, and/or in-person interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date. Application for this position will close when filled or by March 7, 2013.
Submit: Letter of application, resume, unofficial transcript(s), and list of at least three current references with phone numbers to:
Dave Hagedorn, Assistant Director
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1157