The Coordinator of Fitness provides overall leadership and direction for a comprehensive university fitness program on the Weber State University Ogden and Davis campuses. Programs include: drop-in strength and cardio conditioning; drop-in group exercise (25-50 classes per week); personal fitness training, fee-based instructional classes, special fitness events such as Ogden Yoga Fest, 5K races, activity incentive programs, fitness challenges, etc., at the Ogden and Davis campuses. Additionally, the Coordinator partners with the WSU Student Affairs Student Wellness Office and the academic Health Promotion Human Performance (HPHP) department to develop, implement, and promote student wellness. This position oversees 3-4 hourly student managers/leaders/interns, 15-20 group exercise instructors, and 15-25 functional fitness consultants, and 10-15 functional fitness personal trainers.
Other expectations of the Fitness Coordinator position include the following:
-Monitor budgets and spending for the unit; actively seek to create new revenue streams and expand existing revenue streams.
-Assist with assessment efforts of the Student Affairs (SA) division and within the unit including basic tracking of activities, program evaluation, and measurement of learning outcomes.
-Collaborate with SA colleagues, academic colleagues, and other WSU campuses and centers to develop mutual relationships that directly benefit students.
-Represent the Campus Recreation department and serve on various Student Affairs and University committees.
-Support efforts to increase and embrace diversity.
-Must have personal vehicle for travel between campuses.
Applicants must apply at http://jobs.weber.edu. Applications will not be accepted via bluefishjobs.com. To apply, complete the WSU online staff application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applicants will begin Oct. 16, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in exercise science, kinesiology, human performance management, recreation, health, or related field.
EXPERIENCE: One year professional experience in following areas: Experience in fitness and wellness programming; Experience hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating and supervising fitness staff such as strength and cardio attendants, group exercise instructors, and personal fitness trainers (must be able to train instructors in multiple class formats; must be able to train strength and cardio attendants in proper strength and cardio equipment usage); Experience in budget management; Experience teaching multiple group exercise class formats; Experience with customer service.
LICENSES, REGISTRATION: Current certification from a nationally recognized fitness organization (ACSM, ACE, NSCA, etc.).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in exercise science, kinesiology, human performance management, recreation, health, or related field. More than one year experience in fitness and wellness programming. More than one year experience hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating and supervising fitness staff such as strength and cardio attendants, group exercise instructors, and personal fitness trainers (must be able to train instructors in multiple class formats; must be able to train strength and cardio attendants in proper strength and cardio equipment usage). More than one year experience in budget management. More than one year experience teaching multiple group exercise class formats. More than one year experience with customer service. American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certification. Seeking applicants with excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated problem-solving and conflict management skills. Experience in university fitness and wellness programming. Demonstrated commitment to student development in management practices and leadership. Experience coordinating and implementing special events. Experience in marketing, promotions and communications. Ability to collaborate well with internal and external constituents.
Weber State University is a comprehensive university founded in 1889. The University provides lifelong learning opportunities for a diverse spectrum of learners on two beautiful, modern campuses, through Internet-based WSU Online, and outreach efforts throughout the Intermountain West. Over 18,000 students are enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees in business, education, healt...h professions, technology, and the liberal arts and sciences. The university is located north of Salt Lake City on the western slopes of the Wasatch Mountains. The area offers extensive cultural, educational, and year-round outdoor recreation experiences. Additional information on Weber State University is available at www.weber.edu