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Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Fitness Programs, the Fitness Coordinator will be responsible for the overall planning and coordination of a comprehensive fitness program including group exercise, personal training, strength and conditioning, fitness assessment, small and large group training, instructional programs (dance, youth and adult gymnastics), special events, and student development. Other job responsibilities include butare not limited to: supervising student staff; teaching for-credit courses (group exercise instruction, personal training instruction, activity courses); organizing programs, events and activities; promoting health and wellness for the campus community; developing new and improving existing fitness programs; and supporting all areas of Recreational Sports.
Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field; A minimum of one (1) certification in group exercise and/or personal training as recognized by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Accepted certifications include: ACSM, ACE, NSCA, NASM, or other meeting the same criteria. First Aid & CPR/AED Certifications; Demonstrated management experience of a comprehensive fitness program (relative GA experience will be considered).
Master's degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field; American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor Certification; Two or more specialty certifications (Les Mills, USAW, CSCS, RYT, ACE Specialty Certificate) ; Demonstrated experience in the advancement of diversity and inclusive programming; Demonstrated experience in supervising, leading, and evaluating fitness program staff; Knowledge and ability to effectively use technology systems that support fitness program management and sales.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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