Reporting to the Director of Campus Recreation, the Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness will oversee all aspects of fitness and wellness programming.
This position will: 1. organize and implement all group fitness, personal training and wellness programs and events; 2. supervise one Graduate Assistant; 3. recruit, train and evaluate student instructor and personal training staff; 4. market and promote all fitness and wellness programs and events; 5. coordinate certification workshops on campus: 6.provide vision and direction for future fitness and wellness program goals; 7. serve as an active participant on the Wellness Task Force; 8. teach fitness classes as needed; 9. other duties as assigned.
The McGee Center for Health and Wellness opened in Jan. 2017. This 70,000+sf facility includes strength, cardio, group fitness studios, functional training area, courts, suspended track and more. It is located in the heart of campus and is well utilized by our campus community. We typically offer 25-30 group fitness classes per week and have a growing personal training program. We recruit from all areas of campus but intentionally collaborate with Exercise Science and Health Science programs.
Masters degree in Exercise Science, Higher Education, Sport Management or other related field.
Minimum of two years experience in a professional or graduate assistant role.
Group Fitness and Personal Training certifications from nationally recognized organization.
CPR/First Aid/AED instructor certification (or willing to get within a few months)
Valid Driver's license.
The ideal candidate will have experience in hiring, training and developing student instructors and personal trainers.
Additional Salary Information: To apply, send a resume, letter of interest and at least two references to Lisa Ragsdale, Human Resources, email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin July 19, 2017.
Wingate University, consistently ranked as a top 10 "best value" in the South by U.S. News & World Report, serves more than 3,200 students on three campuses in Wingate, Charlotte and Hendersonville, N.C. Founded in 1896, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors, 35 minors, 12 career concentrations, nine pre-professional programs, master's degrees in accounting, business, education, physician assistant studies and sport management and doctorates in education, pharmacy and physical therapy.