Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistant- Fitness

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Qualifications

Required 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Candidates must be enrolled in a full-time graduate degree program at Loyola University Maryland.  Graduate programs are listed at:http://www.loyola.edu/graduate.aspx
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills and the ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge about various college student experiences and challenges
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to coordinate, organize, and prioritize projects with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to begin work prior to or at the start of the department’s fall training in mid-August
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive information

Preferred: 

  • Supervisory experience
  • Certification in group fitness or personal training from one of the following: ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA, or other NCCA accredited organization. 
  • Experience working with college students
  • General knowledge in the areas of recreational sports, facility maintenance, building supervision, and risk management
Responsibilities
  • Assist with daily operations of the maintaining a comprehensive fitness program including the fitness center, fitness programming, personal training, and group exercises classes. 
  • Assist in managing the student employee staff of the fitness center and group exercise program including: recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation. 
  • Assist with fitness equipment inventory, routine maintenance, and repairs of the fitness center and group fitness studios. 
  • Establish and maintain regular office hours that meets department needs.  In addition to office hours, night and weekend work will be required.  Assist with special events for the department.
  • Perform additional duties in support of the department and as requested by the primary supervisor or other department administrator or director.
  • Maintain current First Aid, CPR, and AED certification for the professional rescuer.
Terms Of Employment
  • Must fulfill all responsibilities outlined in this document and in the contract.  Failure to meet any of these responsibilities will result in job action.
  • Expected to adhere to all University policies.  Any violation of University policy shall result in probation or termination of employment.
  • The Department of Recreational Sports must approve all extracurricular activities, outside employment, or non-credit internships in writing.
Hours & Wages
  • $9,900 for 600 hours (300 hours per semester; approximately 20 hours per week)
  • Compensation can be given at 50% scholarship/50% stipend or 60% scholarship/40% stipend
Application and Deadline

Application:  Submit cover letter and current resume including the names and phone numbers of no less than three references to: Jamie Valis, Assistant Director of Recreational Sports, Loyola University Maryland, Fitness & Aquatic Center, 4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210 or via email at jvalis@loyola.edu

Graduate Assistant Employment Application