HealthFitness has a great opportunity for an Assistant Fitness Director, Performance and Fitness at our MIT client site located in Cambridge, MA. In this position, you will be responsible for the personal training, fitness assessment and multisport programs, equipment maintenance and repair at both fitness centers, and direct delivery of fitness/performance-related wellness content across campus. Other responsibilities include: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, evaluating and other personnel management duties; responding to patron needs. Assist in the management of facility operations, rentals and special events.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, evaluate a diverse group of personal trainers.
Develop and implement policies and procedures for personal training, fitness orientations and fitness assessments and train clients as needed.
Assist in development and implementation of MIT Recreation policies and procedures.
Address patron concerns with the highest level of attention, customer service and compassion.
Assist with the development of annual program and event schedule, goals, and budget forecasts.
Assist with development and implementation of fitness incentive programs, free/low cost workshops, campus programs, and milestone events.
Conduct program/event evaluation and assessment through administration of data collection and member feedback tools.
Update and distribute operational and promotional materials directly related to personal training, fitness asessment and outreach programs.
Responsible for purchases, security, and inventory of massage and fitness testing equipment.
Responsible for Zesiger and Wang fitness center equipment inventory including cleaning, record keeping, repair and preventative maintenance, developing proposals on liquidation and purchasing, and management of the equipment preventative maintenance contract.
Open/close building as assigned, serve as POC and conduct related administrative duties
Assist in week/weekend facility programs and events at both Alumni Pool & Wang Fitness Center and the Zesiger Center.
Assist in facility coverage at the Zesiger and Wang centers as needed.
Develop agendas and lead quarterly staff meetings for personal trainers.
Attend and actively contribute in staff meetings for MITRecreationmanagement, Fitness team, and Individual fitness meetings.
Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Recreation, Programs and Fitness.
Education, Experience & Certifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in exercise science, health education, sport management or related discipline.
Personal Training certification from ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA or NASM.
Current CPR for Professional Rescuer with AED and First Aid Certification.
Strong knowledge in the area of personal training program development.
Computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical skills, and quality customer service skills.
Masters Degree in exercise science or related discipline.
Experience with public speaking/education classes, research and statistics classes.
2-5+ years experience in leading a Personal training program and overall fitness center management of personnel and equipment, preferably in a university or similar setting.
MIT Recreational Sports is a premier program consisting of a 150,000 sq ft facility complete with two floors of fitness activity space housing over 75 pieces of cardiovascular equipment, two full lines of strength equipment, free weight room, a 50m Olympic pool and two 25m recreational pools, squash courts, multi-activity court and is connected to 3 additional athletic facilities housing multiple gymnasiums, an indoor track and ice rink. Serving an eligible population of 15,000+, this program incorporates comprehensive Fitness, Aquatic and Recreational programming all within the MIT community.
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