Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy


Recreational Sports


 Graduate Assistant-Facilities

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



  • 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
  • Ability to begin work prior to or at the start of the department’s fall training in mid-August
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge about various college student experiences and challenges
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate students
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive information


  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working with students
  • General knowledge in the areas of recreational sports, facility maintenance, building supervision, and risk management


  • Assist the Associate Director of Recreational Sports-Programs and Assessment with the daily operations, facilities, maintenance, safety/security and custodial needs of the $21.6 million Fitness and Aquatic Center. 
  • Assist in managing the student Equipment Room Attendants by attending all staff meetings, coordinating schedules, and serving as a substitute when needed.
  • Attend regular meeting with Associate Director and student staff.
  • 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.

Contact Information

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

Application Deadline: For best consideration please submit application materials by Friday, December 12th, 2014.

Graduate Assistant Employment Application