Physical Condition: Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Moderate physical activity with occasional lifting of objects weighing over fifty pounds. Ability to stand for long periods of time, to climb stairs, to stoop, bend, and reach overhead. Sufficient strength, stamina, and mobility to perform a variety of manual tasks associated with duties.
Experience: Experience in administering and participating in a wide variety of sport and recreational activities. Experience in facility operations, program promotion, and employee management. Experience in conducting fitness-related assessments with appropriate prescription and referral, preferred.
Knowledge: Must be knowledgeable in a wide variety of sports, recreational activities, aquatic activities, and wellness programs applicable for university students, faculty, and staff. Must be knowledgeable in weight training, fitness, nutrition, exercise, and use of different types of weight machines and fitness equipment. Must understand the utilization of different formats and scheduling of recreational sport activities.
Education: Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree in Kinesiology or a closely related field preferred.
Additional Requirements: Must be willing to work nights and weekends and flexible/extended hours with little supervision. Must have the sensitivity and skill to create and maintain positive working relationships with a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. Must possess excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Must have the ability to work under pressure and uneven time constraints. Must be creative, dependable, organized, enthusiastic, detail-oriented, and demonstrate the ability to make decisions and manage a variety of tasks simultaneously. Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.