Graduate Assistant- Health and Human Performance (17/18)

May 01, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
Full Time


Marymount Graduate Students (accepted or enrolled) who are taking at least 6 graduate credits each semester are invited to apply for a part-time (1/3) Graduate Assistantship position in the Department of Health and Human Performance.

The position begins in fall semester and continues through the end of spring semester.

A 1/3 Graduate Assistant works 7 hours per week during each semester providing administrative support duties as described below.

A 1/3 GA receives a waiver of tuition for 3 graduate credits each semester of the assistantship.

Minimum Qualifications

• Accepted and or enrolled in a Marymount graduate degree program.
• Remains enrolled for at least 6 credits each semester of the assistantship.
• Maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA while enrolled in a graduate program.

Preferred Qualifications

• Accepted students enrolled full-time are given preference over part-time students.
• Academic record and community / professional service will be considered in decision-making.
• Candidates who will be available for at least 2 semesters, pending a strong performance review.
In addition, strong/preferred candidates will have:
• Expertise in Canvas, SPSS and/or SAS, and excellent library research skills.
• Solid oral and written communication skills are essential.
• Considerable flexibility of schedule.
• Experience with health and fitness assessment including body composition, blood pressure, and cardiorespiratory endurance testing.
• A nationally recognized personal training certification.
• Experience with social media (Twitter/Facebook).

Special Notes to Applicants

Application materials must be received by

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University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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