Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals
4 Year Degree
Essential Responsibilities [To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. Other essential and non-essential responsibilities and projects may be assigned.] California State University, San Bernardino is seeking an energetic, innovative, student-centered leader for the position of Assistant Director, Fitness & Wellness. Under the general direction of the Director of Recreation & Wellness, the Assistant Director is responsible for fitness and wellness programs and services - group exercise classes, personal training, non-credit recreation and wellness classes, health and wellness related educational workshops and wellness initiatives for the campus community. The successful candidate will be an integral component of broadening a culture and environment that supports and promotes the overall health & wellness of the campus community; this includes developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive wellness program that focuses on physical activity, stress management, anxiety, depression, sleep, happiness and more. Area Management: Directly oversees the areas of Wellness, Group Exercise, and Personal Training within the Recreation & Wellness department • Responsible for the daily management of the assigned program areas including recruitment, scheduling, motivation, evaluation, and retention of personnel, ensuring supervision and safe operation of the programs, and ensuring that activities are inclusive and conducted in accordance with established service standards • Oversees area budgets and creates quarterly, annual, and projected budgets for assigned areas • Conducts policy development, program evaluation, and public relations for the assigned areas • Supervises and develops student and part-time staff working within the Wellness, Group Exercise, and Personal Training areas • Integral team member in planning, opening, and overseeing a student wellness center in the Santos Manuel Student Union Administrative duties: Collaborates with department staff, campus partners, and local community entities in providing a variety of fitness and wellness programs and initiatives for the campus community • Conducts wellness based sessions, both individual and group, encompassing a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, and teaches group exercise classes as needed • Utilizes pertinent data, such as the National College Health Assessment, Partnership for a Healthier America, and American College of Sports Medicine, to drive programmatic decisions • Generates revenue, where possible, from select programs to cover a portion of staff and program expenses • Ensures a comprehensive fitness and wellness program calendar is planned and executed • Provides for ongoing evaluation of fitness and wellness programs and staff; including completing participant and staff evaluations, focus groups, informal discussion, and written or online surveys • Engages in assessment of programs and campus community needs to determine approaches and best practices specific to the CSUSB campus • Recommends appropriate purchases of fitness and wellness equipment • Provides Fitness and Wellness related reports on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis • Assists in department strategic planning • Attends seminars and conferences to maintain program and professional development; earns CEU credit when necessary to maintain certification(s) • Serves as a champion and ambassador for wellness at the campus, state and national levels • Serves on the Recreation & Wellness leadership team and other committees as assigned Other Responsibilities: Evening/Weekend work responsibility as required • Attend required Management Personnel Program (MPP) training sessions • Participate in training sessions required by the SMSU or CSUSB • Teach American Red Cross CPR/First Aid courses as needed • Assist as needed in all required departmental events and training/development sessions • Serve as a mandatory reporter for complaints under Title VII, Title IX and the Clery Act • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Recreation & Wellness
Requirements: [The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum education and/or hands-on experience necessary to perform each essential responsibility; preferred qualifications are also listed.] Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor's Degree in health science, health and wellness, health policy and administration, community and behavioral health, kinesiology, exercise science or closely related field; a Master’s Degree or equivalent professional work experience in public health, health and wellness, nutrition and wellness, kinesiology, or closely related field is preferred. Applicants must possess a minimum of two years of fitness and/or wellness work experience and program delivery with responsibilities related to the duties of the position; graduate assistant work is applicable. Experience with college recreation fitness and wellness programs is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and skills associated with standard fitness programming, personal training, or wellness initiatives is required. Ability to work independently and in a team environment to perform complex program development and implementation. Group exercise instructor training and supervisory experience is preferred. The candidate must hold a certification from a nationally recognized association in group exercise, yoga, or related instruction, or be able to obtain within 12 months of hire. Certified Health Coach (ACE or ACSM), Certified Health Education Specialist (National Commission for Health Education Credentialing), OR Certified Wellness Practitioner (National Wellness Institute) is required, or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire. Certification in CPR and First Aid is required, or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire. American Red Cross Instructor or ability to obtain within 18 months of hire. All certifications, once obtained, must be maintained throughout the duration of employment. Competencies: [The competencies listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential function.] The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to: independently plan, organize and coordinate projects with competing work demands; to create an open and welcoming environment; maintain respect and confidentiality of clients; work quickly and with a high degree of accuracy; adopt effective courses of action; carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments; interpret and evaluate issues; analyze and define problems; draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; anticipate problems and address them proactively; and to develop and maintain accurate budgetary reports. The candidate will demonstrate the knowledge and skills associated with holistic wellness and fitness programming and initiatives; possess attentiveness, healthy balance, and a willingness to participate in activities and educational programs; and the ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally. In addition the candidate will possess at minimum an intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office Suite applications, use of email, and the internet. Human Relations: Internal contacts include students and staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions. Work Environment and Physical Demands: [The demands marked below are representative of those that will be required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Please indicate below where reasonable accommodation may be needed.) Work Environment: Office environment/fitness center environment; moderate to loud noise • Non-smoking, tobacco-free environment • Occasional need to move fitness equipment Work Schedule: Typically M-F 9a-6p; occasional early morning, night, or weekend work required • Flexibility is often needed depending on programs, events, meetings, or training sessions • Occasional regional and national travel
Additional Salary Information: The position includes a competitive benefits package. Apply through the CSUSB Human Resources online posting, not through Bluefish. In addition to the application, a cover letter, resume, and 5 references are required. Registry of Collegiate Recreational Sports Professionals is not a requirement of the position.
The Recreation & Wellness Department at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) provides services to students in aquatics, fitness & wellness, intramural sports, sport clubs, outdoor trips, climbing, special events, open recreation, and high & low ropes teambuilding. Recreation and Wellness operates the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC), which opened in April 2007 and the ...Leadership Challenge Center, which opened in 2014. The SRWC includes two group exercise rooms, 8,800-square-feet of fitness training area, a multi-purpose gymnasium, and a 34' climbing wall.
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.
CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master's degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctoral program. In recent years, CSUSB added its first doctorate (educational leadership), engineering program (computer science and engineering) and M.F.A. programs in creative writing and studio art/design. Every CSUSB academic program that is eligible has earned national accreditation. The university also is home to the California Professor of the Year (Stuart Sumida).