The Program Coordinator is an integral team member within the University Recreation Department who works collaboratively with the Assistant Director of University Recreation, Fitness & Marketing to coordinate the Fitness program consisting of the Group Fitness, Personal Training and Specialty Programs within the University Recreation department.
The Fitness Program Coordinator will supervise part-time Fitness Managers, Personal Trainers, and Group Fitness Instructors.
Length of Term:
Typical working hours: 20/week.
Schedule will be flexible with a mix of office hours between 9am-4:30pm as well as night/weekend teaching, training and evaluating.
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
Assist in managing the daily operating tasks for the Fitness program: Group Fitness, Personal Training, Small Group Training, Group Fitness Instructor Training Course and Personal Training workshops
Assist in hiring and training of new Fitness staff, including in-house training for Group Fitness formats
Oversee specialty fitness programs and educational events for the Seattle University community
Oversee and teach the Group Fitness Instructor Training program each quarter
Teach 3 weekly Group Fitness classes and/or Personal Train 2 clients each quarter
Provide continuing education opportunities for Fitness staff
Engage in all UREC meetings, functions and working groups (as assigned)
Assist with coordination of a departmental student staff leadership program to include; professional development, interactive workshops, experiential experiences, and service learning
Plan and coordinate departmental events such as but not limited to End of the Year Celebration and Awards ceremony, Holiday events, and student leadership retreats
Nationally recognized Group Fitness and/or Personal Training certification
Minimum two years of Instructing and/or Training experience
Demonstrated knowledge of the fundamentals of student development and national guidelines and best practices for fitness programming
One year of experience training Group Fitness Instructors in individual formats
American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor Certified
Demonstrate skills in leadership and communication
Well-developed sense of responsibility
Sensitivity to individual differences
An understanding of how to promote student learning and academic success
Submit the following application materials by email to Assistant Director of University Recreation, Fitness & Marketing, Christin Eversonfirstname.lastname@example.org:
Priority application deadline February 2, 2018
If you have any questions about the position or the application process, contact:
Christin Everson, Assistant Director of University Recreation, Fitness & Marketing
Additional Salary Information: Compensation
The Fitness Administrative Coordinator is a 9-month position renewable for an additional academic year. Stipend of $15,602.00 (subject to change) for August 2018-June 2019.
About Seattle University
University Recreation (UREC) includes the following program and operational areas: Aquatics, Competitive Sports (intramural sports and sport clubs), Facilities, Fitness, Marketing, and Outdoor.
University Recreation inspires, educates, and empowers the Seattle University community to live happier, healthier, and more successful lives. Whether it is promoting wellness, providing worthwhile recreational activities, or building community, the Department of University Recreation is an integral component of a Seattle University student’s holistic education.
UREC is a part of the division of Student Development therefore, we are committed to creating a vital and engaged campus community that challenges and supports undergraduate, graduate, and professional students to learn and develop the knowledge, skills, and values needed to lead and serve in an interdependent, global society.
• Student Focused: Students are essential to the success of the department and enable UREC to provide facilities and programs designed to fit the students’ needs.
• Community: Building positive relationships through working and participating in recreation.
• Proactive: Assessing pro...grams, risk, policies, and procedures to provide high quality services and programming aligned with the needs of Seattle University.
• Learning Focused: Working in UREC provides the opportunity to put skills and education into practice in a mentoring environment allowing for growth and development
• Fun: Working in a recreational setting should be enjoyable and rewarding