The Health and Wellness unit of the Division of Student Affairs is committed to a holistic wellness model that enhances the overall educational student experience. Health and Wellness strives to provide programs, services and environments that focus on the environmental, intellectual, social, occupational, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being of students.
The Fitness Intern will reside within the Department of Recreation and Wellness. The Department of Recreation and Wellness is part of the Division of Student Affairs and is part of the Health and Wellness Portfolio. This office provides recreational opportunities for students, faculty and staff focusing on wellness and lifelong physical activity as part of the initiatives taken by TCNJ to create a healthy campus.
The College of New Jersey is currently seeking a 25 hour per week 10 month professional intern candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of campus recreation. The fitness intern will assist the Fitness Center Coordinator in the administration of the fitness programming, including group fitness classes, small group training, and the work out of the week program. The position will also support in the creation of other fitness and wellness based programs in the fitness center along with assisting in the management of the fitness center.
Fitness Intern Responsibilities:
Assist with the daily operations of the fitness center
Work directly with the Fitness Center Coordinator to develop and manage all daily aspects of group fitness and other fitness programming, including but not limited to marketing and schedule creation
Assist in coordinating monthly meetings which include personal and professional development as well as continuing education for instructors and trainers
Assist with hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of group fitness staff
Assist in the inventory and ordering of fitness equipment
Teach at least one group fitness class per week
Manage Group Fitness registration and communication with participants
Assist with the development and implementation of new personal training program
Assist with all departmental promotional programs, services and special events
Assist with developing, enforcing, and evaluating program policies and procedures
May serve in regular rotation as a Facility Manager
Additional position responsibilities will be tailored to meet the professional goals of the student
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Fitness Center Coordinator or the Director of Recreation
Qualifications for this position:
Bachelor's degree in Physical Education, Sport or Recreation Management, Athletic Administration, Exercise Science or related degree.
A fitness certification from a nationally recognized fitness organization (ACE, ACSM, NSCA); group exercise certification and the ability to teach multiple group formats (e.g Yoga, Pilates, Cycling, Kickboxing, etc)
Ability to work evenings and weekends
Current Adult CPR/First Aid/AED certifications
Undergraduate experience working in Campus Recreation Fitness program
Preferred Qualifications for this position:
Experience training and evaluating student employees
Active Involvement within NIRSA or affiliated organizations
Interest in a career in campus recreation
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to Rob Simels at email@example.com. This position is 25 hour per week 10 month position starting August 1 and ending May 31. The salary for this position is $15,000.
Resumes will be considered through March 19, 2018. Submissions received after that date will only be considered if a suitable candidate has not been identified. Applicants will be required to complete an Application for Employment upon receipt of resume. Final offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
The College of New Jersey, a highly selective, comprehensive residential institution, is recognized as one of the outstanding colleges in the country. Its 289-acre tree-lined campus, located in suburban Ewing Township between New York and Philadelphia, draws upon the rich scholarly, scientific and cultural resources of the region. There are approximately 5900 undergraduate students and 900 graduate students enrolled at The College.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply
About The College of New Jersey
Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.