Assistant Director Of Campus Rec & Wellness: Fitness & Wellbeing
East Stroudsburg University
April 9, 2018
East Stroudsburg , Pennsylvania
$36,000 - $41,000
Full Time - Entry Level
4 Year Degree
This full-time position will assist the Director of Campus Rec & Wellness in meeting the mission of the programs and the goals of its students and members. This position will be directly responsible for implementation of the Fitness and Wellbeing programs including group fitness, personal training, and wellness programs for the campus community. It will also assist with the operation of both the 58,000 square foot state-of-the-art Recreation Center and the 15,000 square foot Rec B Fitness facility. Position requires travel, driving vehicles, and some late night and weekend hours.
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, evaluate, schedule, and professional development of student Fitness and Wellbeing staff
Develop necessary promotional materials for the programs
Maintain accurate reports that include forms, participant numbers and other program data.
Evaluate program offerings and make recommendations that are in response to member’s interests and needs
Aid in the development and revision of facility, program and training manuals.
Implement risk management procedures in all programs
Assist with development and implementation of the department’s learning outcomes, strategic plan, and assessments.
Responsible for general maintenance and set-up/break down of all Campus Rec & Wellness equipment.
Assist with the development of the Campus Rec & Wellness budget.
Coordinate and maintain proper certification of all fitness personnel
Develop a comprehensive calendar of group fitness classes and small group training sessions.
Administer “In Training” programs for the group fitness staff.
Teach and substitute group fitness programs and small group trainings when needed.
Coordinate with campus academic departments to create “out of classroom” experiential learning experiences in the field of group fitness.
Schedule with national and specialty certification companies to host certification workshops on campus.
Administer “In Training” programs for the personal training staff
Personal train clients when needed.
Match the individual needs of members to fitness packages that will help them fulfill their health goals.
Organize and implement fitness assessments.
Coordinate with campus academic departments to create “out of classroom” experiential learning experiences in the field of personal training.
Supervise the implementation of wellness-related programs and sessions for the campus community.
Serve as the co-chair of the Healthy Campus 2020 committee
Plan and coordinate monthly themed programs to include, but are not limited to healthy eating, fitness, stress management, healthy relationships, and any other wellness programs.
Collaborate with other campus entities such as the office of Wellness Education and Prevention and Counseling Services, with campus wide wellness initiatives.
Demonstrate a commitment to the issues of social equity and continue to develop professionally in the area of multicultural competence
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Campus Rec & Wellness or the Executive Director of the Student Activity Association, Inc.
Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports Management, Administration or related field.
ACSM, ACE, or AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Certification
Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports Management, Administration or related field.
Certification in both Group Fitness and Personal Training with nationally recognized agencies such as ASCM, NSCA, ACE, of AFAA
Certification in Wellness (i.e. ACE Health coach)
Specialty Group Fitness certifications/trainings - Zumba®, Body Pump™, yoga, and any other choreographed group fitness classes.
2 years, full-time experience in the recreation programming and teaching group fitness classes and personal training
Current CPR, First Aid and AED Instructor Certification
Ability to bend and squat; and stand or sit for extended periods of time
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
Must have a valid state issued driver’s license
Procedure for Application:
Applications should include: (A) cover letter, (B) current resume, (C) contact information of three references, (D) a statement of diversity and inclusiveness in higher education and (E) copies of all up-to-date fitness/wellness certifications held and be sent to Dr. John Robinson, Senior Director, Student Activity Association, Inc., East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received by April 27, 2018 will receive full consideration, and final selection will be based on a successful interview. Candidate will be required to furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. and provide clearance as required by the ESU Protection of Minors Policy upon appointment.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
SAA offers an excellent benefits package.
About East Stroudsburg University
About East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania:
East Stroudsburg University (ESU), a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 55 undergraduate, 22 masters degrees, and 1 doctoral degree. It is one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Founded in 1893, more than 6,800 students currently attend ESU. Nestled in the Pocono Mountains, the university is only 90 minutes away from New York City and less than two hours away from Philadelphia.
ESU Student Activity Association Mission Statement
The Student Activity Association Incorporated (SAA), a university affiliate, is dedicated to the support of East Stroudsburg University students and the campus community. This is accomplished by fostering active leaders for a global society and by providing innovative programs, services, and initiatives to cultivate a holistic student experience.
Campus Rec & Wellness Mission Statement
The mission of ESU’s Campus Rec & Wellness is to provide to the University community a safe, rewarding and educational environment designed to promote holistic lifestyles through physical fitness activity, formal and informal competition, lea...dership development, academic partnerships and opportunities for professional, social and career growth. Guided by Core Values, innovative and diverse programming, and state of the art facilities, the Center’s spirited and committed staff pride themselves in fostering an atmosphere of empowerment that leads to the healthy development of the whole person.