Job Description

Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. 

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Are you looking for a part-time position that has the benefit of paying for your Graduate Degree while working at GCU? Grand Canyon University's Student Fitness Center is seeking a Graduate Assistant. The Graduate Assistant will ensure the fitness center facility is operating safely, efficiently, and in a manner that best serves the general campus population. The Graduate Assistant is required to be accepted and matriculate through a Grand Canyon University graduate program.

What you will do:

  • Supervise Student Fitness Center (SFC) locations and its occupants ensuring protocols are being adhered to.

  • Work with current SFC employees to uphold direction of the facility.

  • Oversee SFC and its Instructors in providing assistance whenever necessary.

  • Confirm SFC locations are made available when reserved in accordance with scheduling

  • Ensure individuals entering the facility check identifications as well as sign in at the front desk.

  • Communicate with athletic coaches, campus employees, and students to ensure facility is accessible.

  • Supervise participants while observing activities pertaining to the SFC.

  • Ensure accessibility for any tours, coaches, students, or faculty seeking use of the facility.

  • Lock up and secure the facility daily upon closure where applicable.

  • Must be available to work evenings at the SFC from 6:00 pm-12:00 am.

  • This position consists of evening and weekend shifts with a maximum of 29 working hours.

  • Must be available to work at any one of our four SFC locations; Chaparral, Papago, Juniper and 27th Avenue.

  • Maintain weekly scheduling of student workers.

What you need:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Must be accepted into a Grand Canyon University graduate program.

  • Must be able to maintain academic GPA of 3.0.

  • Be able to work in conjunction with current staff.

  • Have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Capable of working independently without direction or oversight.

  • Meticulous with a keen attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.

  • Good relationship management skills and ability to work cohesively in a team environment requiring good social and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to cope with changing priorities, rolling deadlines and a fast-paced environment effectively.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • Graduate Assistant/Employee Tuition Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus


Application Instructions

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