Through the intentional use of student learning theory and student involvement, this position exists to provide and market recreational involvement opportunities in group fitness classes, fitness screening/assessment, personal fitness, and open recreation activities. Working collaboratively and in conjunction with the Assistant Director, this position creates, markets, implements, teaches and assesses group fitness programs and services. Responsible for program development, budget management, equipment inventory, strategic planning and assessment, and administrative functions. This position will recruit, hire, train, schedule, actively mentor, and evaluate 20-40 student and contracted employees and 1 Graduate Assistant. Additional responsibilities include: continued development of the Fitness Instructor Training Course, Rebel X schedule 80+ group classes per week, fitness and wellness workshops, and student outreach. This position will contribute to student satisfaction with their collegiate experience by building a sense of campus community, fostering student’s awareness and appreciation for recreation, physical activity, and involvement focused on personal growth, development, and social interaction. Observe and resolve risk management and safety issues and provide 24/7 emergency on-call response as necessary. On call response within 30 minutes. Evening and weekend work required.
Campus Recreational Services and UNLV Campus Life are firmly committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is diverse, inclusive and welcoming for all people. This reflects our commitment and journey towards bringing multiple perspectives to our community; supporting our students, staff, and guests; bringing equity into society and embracing new ideas.
Salary is $46,350. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to April 9, 2018. Materials should be addressed to LaToya Burdiss, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online.
We do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications: A Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and 1 year post bachelor’s experience or 9 months graduate assistantship experience within recreational or collegiate athletic programming. Nationally Accredited Group Fitness Certification.
Preferred Qualifications: Strong knowledge in the area of health, fitness, and fitness programming. Experience with outcomes assessment and analysis. Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED certification within 60 days of employment. All successful candidates will have the ability to assess student needs, value a high degree of student contact, interact effectively with a wide diversity of people, have excellent interpersonal skills, communicate well in verbal and written form, and manage multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Out of state candidates will receive a set amount of relocation costs.
Internal Number: R0108687
About UNLV Campus Recreational Services
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.