Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs and employs 28 full time employees and 400+ part time employees. The Campus Recreation Center houses about 25,000 square feet of fitness space, four group fitness studios, and more than 350+ pieces of strength and cardiovascular fitness equipment. The department also manages two satellite fitness facilities.
Position Summary: The Fitness Coordinator will report directly to the Assistant Director, Fitness and work collaboratively with the Group Fitness Coordinator to provide administrative leadership to the fitness program and related facilities. This position will provide oversight, administration, development and direct supervision of fitness staff and fitness operations including programs, educational workshops, and marketing related to engaging students and members in fitness activities. Some evenings and weekend supervisory and training hours required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Plan, implement, and evaluate fitness programs, special events, awareness weeks, and educational workshops; Serve as the liaison to marketing and communications to ensure the promotion of fitness programs and events
Recruit, hire, train, schedule and supervise approximately 40 – 50 part-time fitness staff; Assist in supervision and leadership of internship students, personal training staff, and graduate assistant
Develop and implement professional development for fitness staff
Assist with coordinating and hosting nationally recognized workshops and certifications through ACSM, NSCA, ACE, etc.
Develop learning outcomes for fitness programs and training
Maintain statistical data for fitness floor usage and related programs for the production of reports
Research and recommend, supervise regular maintenance, and conduct inventory of all fitness equipment; Arrange trainings for maintenance of fitness equipment for the appropriate personnel
Operate within budget to meet staffing, programming, and equipment needs; Develop budget projections for OPS staff, future programming and specific equipment needs; Assist in the preparation of departmental budget for assigned areas
Participate in Student Affairs and Campus Recreation Departmental initiatives and complete other duties as assigned
Applications MUST be submitted through Careers@USF website. Applications submitted via Bluefishjobs will not be reviewed or considered.
Begin application for the Student Programs Coordinator - Fitness
An initial review of applications will begin January 29, 2018. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 16, 2018 by 11:59pm EST.
The anticipated start date is anticipated for late spring, but is negotiable.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or other allied health degree AND at least two years of experience working professionally in health/fitness setting with at least one year in a supervisory role; experience in fitness education, training, and program planning; one of the following certifications: ACSM EP-C, or CPT (ACSM, NSCA, NASM, ACE)
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Exercise Science or other allied health degree AND at least one year experience working professionally in university recreation health/fitness setting (two years of a graduate assistantship can substitute for one year of experience); group exercise certification and the ability to teach multiple group formats (e.g Yoga, Pilates, Cycling, Kickboxing, etc)
Internal Number: 15297
About University of South Florida
The University of South Florida is one of America’s leading national research institutions and the ninth largest university in the nation. We currently have approximately 47,000 students with campuses at Tampa, St. Petersburg, Polytechnic, and Sarasota-Manatee. USF employs over 7,600 faculty and staff. The University supports student success and achievement at all levels. Student Affairs supports student learning and development through diverse programs, services, and activities that enhance the student’s out of classroom experience. The Campus Recreation department provides opportunities for USF students, faculty and staff to participate in a wide variety of recreational pursuits. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs. The department has 28 full time employees and 400+ part time employees. The budget for Campus Recreation is just under $3 million and the Campus Recreation Center alone has over 1,000,000 visitors per year.