The Fitness Coordinator is responsible for the direction, planning, organization, supervision, and evaluation of the fitness programming within the Student Recreation Center. The position provides leadership, oversight, and empowers professional and student staff to develop and foster fitness/wellness programs that promote student learning, development, and success. The Fitness Coordinator will develop, direct and manage a comprehensive fitness/wellness program, including fitness staff training, group fitness, personal/small group training, fitness assessments/screenings and fitness outreach to provide a diverse and intentional recreation opportunities in a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment. The Fitness Coordinator will also oversee the weight room staff. The position reports to the Director of the Student Recreation Center.
Develop and manage the day-to-day operation of the fitness programming. Supervise Weight Room Supervisors, Personal Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors.
Implement, promote and market group fitness, personal training, small group training, fitness assessment and instructional programs.
Plan special events around health, fitness and wellness topics to raise awareness among students.
Design programs to increase access to participation by members of underrepresented groups.
Collaborate with other departments to create inclusive programs that promote and celebrate diversity
Maintain a high level of accessibility to students and external partners while responding in an appropriate and timely manner to questions, concerns, requests, and feedback
Leadership and Supervision
Co-supervise Fitness Center front desk student staff with Student Recreation Center professional staff
Plan, schedule, and facilitate staff meetings and development opportunities
Conduct multi-day trainings for officials, student supervisors, and Fitness Center front desk
Develop, assess, and revise learning outcomes for student staff and the program under the direction of the Director
Oversee and assist with development of policies and procedures for group fitness, personal training, small group training, fitness assessment and instructional programs.
Maintain records, prepare and analyze statistical reports, evaluations, participant surveys and data.
Recruit, hire, train and evaluate Weight Room Supervisors, Personal Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors.
Evaluate class participant numbers and satisfaction surveys for group fitness classes.
Research and recommend weight room and cardio equipment.
Supervise mentor and provide professional development for student coordinators and students.
Stay abreast of best practices and network with colleagues via professional associations
Staff major events and programs, including campus events
Develop comprehensive risk management policies for fitness programs
Manage budget for fitness programming
About Red Rocks Community College
Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs. The College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex/gender, sexual orientation gender identity, religion, age, national/ ethnic origin, pregnancy status, veteran’s status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by applicable law, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.
RRCC has designated the Executive Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact the Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. 303-914-6298.
Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the application process, please notify Human Resources at 303-914-6570.
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Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, recreation, sports management, physical education or other related field.
SUBSTITUTION: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the degree on a year for year basis.
CPR/First Aid/AED Certification
One year experience in personal training and group fitness teaching, programming and/or assessment.
One year experience supervising, training, developing and evaluating student employees.
-Ability to work with a diverse student and staff population.
-Effective communication and problem solving skills.
-Effective leadership and supervisory skills.
-Master's Degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, or related field.
-A NCCA recognized group fitness instructor and personal trainer certification.
-One (1) year experience developing and implementing group fitness, small group training and instructional programs, personal training, fitness assessments, and weight room in a higher educational setting.
-Budget management experience. Knowledge of business practices.
To Apply – Applications are only being accepted on line via the Red Rocks Community College employment website.
Your cover letter should address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position. Failure to submit a both a resume and cover letter will most likely result in the rejection of your application.
About Red Rocks Community College
RRCC has two campuses: our main campus in Lakewood, Colorado and our newly expanded campus in Arvada, Colorado. Red Rocks is Colorado’s premier community college and the fourth largest in the state, serving over 15,000 students each year. RRCC is the first community college in the nation to offer a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant studies and the first in ...Colorado to offer a Bachelor’s degree in Water Quality Management.
To meet increasing student demand for campus recreation options Red Rocks Community College is building a state of the art Student Recreation Center that includes social lounge space, drop-in cardio, free weight fitness space, functional exercise space, two group exercise rooms, a gymnasium, climbing and bouldering wall, flexible meeting rooms, renovations to an existing outdoor field, and locker rooms and support space. The facility is set to open in Spring 2017.
The Lakewood main campus, high in the foothills, with views looking along the Front Range to Boulder and beyond is located just minutes from downtown Denver, with dedicated RTD light-rail and bus stops. RRCC offers tuition assistance for full-time employees and most dependents, for classes within the 13-college, state-wide Colorado Community College System.