Boise State University invites interested applicants for the position of Fitness Coordinator to become a part the Campus Recreation team as we build an engaged community that encourages healthy, active people and enhances student success. The Fitness Coordinator will be responsible for the daily management, supervision, and growth of the fitness-focused programming. This includes but is not limited to: program development, staff hiring, mentoring, and training, as well as supervision of student and part-time employees. Major programming area responsibilities include general fitness, group exercise, personal training and educational workshops for students, members and staff.
You will be successful in this position if you:
Are passionate about working for and with a vibrant student community
Get excited about the challenge to recruit and train students who will take ownership and help lead a student-centric fitness program.
Are an advocate for inclusion and demonstrate an appreciation for working and recruiting people of diverse backgrounds
Exude a positive attitude
Are a visionary and a strategic leader who can take the fitness program to the next level
Take ownership in building a positive, inclusive and engaged work culture
Enjoy building collaborative relationships
You will join a team that is creating an exciting environment, values collaboration and teamwork and is welcoming to all Boise State students, faculty and staff. We are creating a workplace that values the voices and contributions of employees at all levels, listens, and responds to our community.
You will have the opportunity to:
Coordinate the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of part-time and student staff including one Graduate Assistant, 15-20 Group Ex Instructors, and 8-12 Personal Trainers.
Manage the scheduling for all staff to ensure adequate staff coverage for all programs including group exercise classes, personal training appointments, on-site fitness workshops, and special events.
Develop and maintain an instructor training program to educate new and existing student staff members.
Provide leadership and mentorship to the Graduate Assistant for Fitness while creating a working environment that fosters growth and student development.
Create, manage, and supervise comprehensive fitness offerings.
Develop and implement a marketing promotion plan for fitness programs
Ensure ongoing quality and safety of programs and equipment
Manage schedules, risk management inspections, equipment rotation, and scheduled replacement
Monitor, revise, project, and present yearly budgets for $200,000 on assigned accounts
Create a sustainable financial model by implementing innovative, relevant, and inclusive programming initiatives.
Continue professional development by involvement in professional organizations, presenting at workshops and conferences, participating in regular continuing education
Assist other staff members with special events and programs as requested by the department
At a minimum you should have:
Bachelor degree in a related field.
At least two (2) years of progressive professional experience in the design, implementation, and administration of fitness programs.
At least one (1) year of supervising staff experience in the area of fitness.
Group Fitness Instructor certification through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), and/or Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA).
Certified Personal Trainer through American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and/or American Council on Exercise (ACE).
American Red Cross CPR/FA/AED Instructor certification or ability to obtain within the first semester of employment.
The preferred candidate will have:
Master degree in a related area
Practical experience and understanding of collegiate recreational fitness programs
Hold two (2) or more current specialty group fitness certifications: ZUMBA, SPIN, Barre, TRX, Yoga, etc.
Anticipated Work Start Date: On or shortly after July 1, 2018.
Salary and benefits: anticipated salary is $37,000. Total compensation includes an excellent benefits package
About the City of Boise: Our vibrant, metropolitan university is proud to be located in the heart of Boise, Idaho. This “City of Trees” is a wonderful blend of "Northwest" food culture and fine arts, and "Mountain West" rugged outdoor opportunities for recreation. In Boise, it's possible to start the morning with a hike into the rocky desert foothills, and then have lunch at a modern fusion restaurant that sources all of its food locally. By afternoon, you’re floating the scenic Boise River, enjoying Class 3 or 4 whitewater rafting, or snowboarding down Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area. You can cap off your night by seeing an indie rock band play at the historic, art deco-style Egyptian Theater or by taking in a local performance at the Boise Little Theater. Boise is consistently ranked as a bike and pedestrian friendly city and downtown shopping and nightlife, the Boise Art Museum, a large Farmer's Market, impressive community parks and the foothills are all within comfortable walking/biking distance from the Boise State campus. Boise enjoys a semi-arid, dry and sunny summer climate, and a temperate winter climate with snow-capped mountains for enjoying winter sports
Additional Salary Information: Anticipated salary is $37,000
About Boise State University
About the University: A public metropolitan research university with more than 22,000 students, Boise State is proud to be powered by creativity and innovation. Located in Idaho’s capital city, the university has a growing research agenda and plays a crucial role in the region’s knowledge economy and famed quality of life. In the past 10 years, the university has quadrupled the number of doctoral degrees, doubled its master’s degrees and now offers 13 online degree programs. Learn more at www.BoiseState.edu.