University Recreation. The primary purpose of the position is to develop, direct, and administer services that involve direct interaction with students and enhance their academic and learning experiences outside of the classroom setting. The position provides leadership, oversight, and empowers student staff to develop and foster fitness/wellness programs that promote student learning, development, and success. The Assistant Director of Fitness/Wellness directs and manages a comprehensive fitness/wellness program, including fitness staff training, group fitness, personal/small group training, fitness assessments/screenings and fitness outreach that inspires engagement opportunities in a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment.
Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in health fitness, recreation, physical education, sport management or related field, two years of experience in the fitness field (graduate assistant experience included), certification from a nationally recognized association in group exercise and personal training, demonstrated experience in developing and implementing fitness programs, policies and procedures, development of staff training and development experience, demonstrated ability to maintain positive interpersonal relations with faculty, staff, work associates and program participants, the ability to conduct program assessment, certified in First Aid and CPR, must be able to lift 50lbs, and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job. Desired qualifications include a master’s degree in health fitness, recreation, physical education, sport management or related field, experience supervising fitness staff, programming fitness activities and developing campus wide fitness initiatives, certified as a CPR/First Aid Instructor, and available to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm; some late nights and weekends
Apply By: Screening begins immediately and continues until filled.
For a complete list of requirements and to apply on-line, please visit www.jobs.cmich.edu.
CMU will be holding an Informational session at the 2017 NIRSA Conference -Gaylord National in National Harbor, MD on Wednesday, February 22 at 9:30 a.m. Maryland 4 room.
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