The Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness will be at the forefront of enhancing the current fitness program at Campbell University. This person will be responsible for the comprehensive management, administration and supervision of the fitness program within the Department of Campus Recreation. The Assistant Director will work within a structured program designed to provide quality experiences for all participants. The Assistant Director is required to oversee and manage all aspects of the Fitness Department within the Department of Campus Recreation. While jobs and expected performance is delegated to other positions, the Assistant Director gives input to all decisions concerning Fitness and the department as a whole. The Assistant Director also manages assigned special events and handles various administrative tasks. The assistant is a medium to the Director of Campus Recreation and is expected to adhere to all requests from higher Campus Recreation authorities. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with a background and certifications in group exercise. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the Director of Campus Recreation in the operation and administration of a multi-faceted recreation program as well as report to the director on appropriate topics of importance and need.
Develop an overall plan inclusive of goals and objectives for the implementation of fitness, fitness assessment, personal training, group exercise and wellness programs.
Implement methods of assessment for the fitness program and its personnel. Give written and verbal feedback.
Assist in policy and procedure development, budget preparation, risk management policies, safety regulations and emergency procedures.
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, evaluate, and supervise all fitness staff to include fitness attendants and student managers, group exercise instructors; to include payroll, as well as all contracted service staff.
Chair the departmental Emergency Action Team, to be initiate in the event of inclement weather and any unexpected closure of the University.
Assist in student development programs for all Campus Recreation student staff members; to include developing a fitness center orientation program for the entire University community.
Assist with policy development and enforcement; including the departmental Emergency Action Plan as well as implementing simulated emergency drills.
Communicate with all fitness staff via phone, email, and employee communication logs.
Stay up-to-date with all fitness staff certifications including CPR, First Aid, as well as any group exercise instructors’ fitness certifications.
Present information about Campus Recreation and specifically the fitness program during campus wide events such as New Student Orientation, Admissions Visitation Days and at other promotional opportunities
Teach at least two group exercise classes per week and be readily available to sub as needed.
Develop and teach Instructor Training Course.
Provide support for marketing and advertising efforts on campus to include fitness brochures, flyers, posters, list-serve, and mail-outs.
Assist with Special Events hosted by the Department of Campus Recreation, and/or act as a liaison between the Department of Campus Recreation and the Campbell University community.
Field and interpret all requests and questions about Fitness.
Oversee equipment and supply purchases following university purchasing guidelines and maintain inventory for the Fitness program as well as assist with the maintenance of current fitness equipment, to include purchasing parts and reviewing all equipment maintenance log forms, cleaning logs, and daily shift report forms.
Perform regular evaluations of fitness programming; report results and recommendations to Director.
Pursue and gain an in-depth knowledge of fitness trends and equipment.
Supervise the planning, organization, scheduling and evaluation of all fitness activities.
Supervise the planning, organization, scheduling and evaluation of assigned special events.
Consistently communicate through email.
Must maintain regular office hours and be available during those times, unless needed at events.
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Recreation
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Master’s Degree required in Recreation, Physical Education, Exercise Science/Physiology, Public Health, or related field.
Personal Training and Group Exercise Instruction experience and related national certifications required.
AFAA, ACE, and/or ACSM certifications in group exercise experience.
Demonstrated involvement with implementation and management of group exercise programs and wellness programs as well as management of all fitness related areas.
Preferred experience in implementing a personal training program.
Previous supervisory experience, supervision as a Graduate Assistant is acceptable.
Specialty Group Exercise certifications - Zumba, Step, and any other choreographed group exercise classes.
Experience using member management software as well as fitness and wellness specific programs.
The review of applications will begin immediately. Prospective candidates may be contacted for interviews as soon as February 7, 2017
We will be holding an information session about our job postings Wednesday, February 22 at 9am at the NIRSA National Conference as well as talk with prospective candidates.
Any candidate that applies through the NIRSA Career Opportunities Center is encouraged to request an interview while at the NIRSA National Conference, however; they must complete the internal application through the Department of Human Resources at Campbell University.
Any application received via bluefishjobs.com that has not applied via the Campbell University site will NOT be considered.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY Please make sure to upload your letter of interest, resume, copies of your pertinent fitness certifications, and list of at least three professional references with your application.
Additional Salary Information:
Salary is commensurate with experience.
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered to all employees
The review of applicants will begin immediately. The review of application materials will continue until the position is filled.
Campbell University is a four year Liberal Arts University, Baptist affiliated, with 2500 undergraduates and 1400 graduate students in Central North Carolina. The Department of Campus Recreation is comprised of four program areas (intramurals, club sports, fitness, and summer programs)The department has a participation rate of approximately 60% of the student body.