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Student Employment

On-the-job training, CPR, First Aid, and meetings are required for all employees.   A variety of training, certification and leadership opportunities are available.

Student Assistant – Graphic Design
The position is a 20/hour workweek, with the possibility of extended hours during summer semester. Student should be proficient in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.  Duties include designing of department posters, brochures, flyers, t-shirts and other duties as assigned under the direct supervision of the Marketing Specialist.  Download an application and submit to suite 200 of the Student Recreation Center.  Please write “marketing” at the top of the application.  Please be prepared to show examples of your work or a portfolio.


Graduate Assistantships
There are many exciting opportunities for graduate students to be involved with Georgia State University’s Department of Recreational Services for the 2014-2015 academic year. We are seeking graduate students who desire to gain work related experiences in one or more of the following areas: Fitness Center (Fitness Testing/Personal Training), Instructional Programs/Group Fitness, Intramural Sports, Marketing, Outdoor Recreation, and Sport Clubs. Note ~ Fitness Testing/Personal Training candidates must be pursuing a graduate degree in Exercise Science.

To Apply – Send resume, cover letter, the names and phone numbers of three references and date of application to the graduate program to: Scott Levin, Director, Recreational Services, Georgia State University, P.O. Box 3975, Atlanta, GA 30302, or email to slevin@gsu.edu.  Review of applications will begin February 3, 2014. Note that priority deadline for application in the Exercise Science program is February 1, 2014 and Sports Administration is April 1, 2014. Other majors will need to contact the appropriate department separately.

Current open positions: (to begin Fall 2014)
Aquatics *Teach lifeguard training and water safety instruction *Assist with supervision of student lifeguards and aquatic instructors *Manage off-campus pool during Summer semester (Indian Creek Recreation Area) *Assist with pool and facility operations, including risk management *Coordinate special events with other student and staff members

Facility Management *Assist with management of Student Recreation Center: locker management, inventory control, access control, supervision of Game Room, Equipment Issue Desk and drop-in recreation areas *Assist with supervision of student employees: interviewing, hiring, training and evaluation *Coordinate scheduling; enforce policies *Coordinate special events with other student and staff members

Fitness Center *Manage daily operation of Fitness Center *Conduct fitness assessments, personal training, and cholesterol screens *Review client health history including risk stratification *Coordinate special events with other student and staff members

Intramural Sports *Recruit, hire, schedule, and evaluate staff *Design, organize, and implement training for staff *Collaborate in marketing and advertising strategies for registration of all sports *Assist in the coordination and organization of leagues and tournaments *Coordinate special events with other student and staff members

Outdoor Recreation *Supervise daily operation of the rental center and climbing wall (task assignments, equipment transactions, paperwork and monetary transactions *Supervision and training of student assistant staff, inventory maintenance, ordering of equipment, facilitating payroll, coordination of special projects, publicity and assistance with policy revision *Assist with the management of the Outdoor Trip Program encompassing 100-150 trips per year including assistance with scheduling and coordination with trip leaders and vehicles, equipment loading and unloading, reconciliation of trip paperwork and accounting, inventory maintenance, ordering of equipment, coordination of special projects, publicity and assistance with policy revision *Coordinate special events with other student and staff members

Additional Salary Information: Stipend – Up to $4,500 per Fall and Spring semester plus $2,362 for summer, with in-state/out-of-state tuition waiver. The appointment is on a semester-to-semester basis dependent upon job performance and availability of funding.Fees – Assume responsibility for all student fees (currently $1,064 for Spring 2014). Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Prerequisite experience/knowledge qualifications are particular to each position and program area. All applicants must apply to the appropriate college to be considered. No offer can be made unless the student has been officially admitted to a graduate program of the university. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the application deadlines relevant to their program. Visit the College of Education Sports Administration and Exercise programs for additional information.

Health/Medical Insurance – Students must provide documentation of health/medical insurance or purchase the mandatory health insurance through GSU.

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