The Department of Recreational Sports employs five graduate assistants – one in aquatics, one in fitness, two in intramural sports, and one in marketing.

General Responsibilities:  This position is a two year commitment as a full-time graduate student within the Department of Recreational Sports. This person’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to serving as an assistant to the Fitness Coordinator and Assistant Director of Fitness with the development and supervision of a comprehensive fitness/wellness program including group exercise, personal training, small group training, wellness, fitness assessment, and special events.   

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sport Management, Physical Education, or related field with preference given to students who have been accepted to graduate study in a Virginia Tech graduate program; group exercise instruction and personal training experience required and national certifications preferred; and aspirations towards a career in the recreational sports field. 

Stipend:  $1,418.00 monthly and tuition waiver, student comprehensive fee of $876.00 per semester is the responsibility of the student. (All Fees based on 13-14 school year with possibility of increase for 14-15 year) 

This position will next be hired to start in the fall of 2018.