Reports to Assistant Director of Fitness, Recreation and Wellness
The Fitness Coordinator, under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Fitness, is responsible for daily management of a comprehensive fitness department that includes Personal Training, Group Exercise, Fitness Assistant staff, Instructional Programs, Small Group Training and day-to-day operations of fitness-related areas. The coordinator will act as direct lead for informal fitness operations, with co-ownership responsibilities in Group Exercise, Personal Training and Instructional programs.
The Department of Recreation and Wellness is a broad program located in the Division of Student Affairs, which includes organized and informal sports, fitness, outdoor adventure and experiential education programming. Our mission is to foster comprehensive wellness by engaging students and the UNCG community in experiential and educational opportunities. We promote lifelong success through meaningful and inclusive programs and resources.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, implement, maintain and assess fitness programming based on needs of students and wider UNCG community
Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates undergraduate Fitness Assistant employees.
Assist with the assessment, evaluation of learning outcomes for the student employees.
Assist with the management of program area budgets.
Co-manage the group exercise and personal training programs with an emphasis on area of expertise (personal training or group exercise).
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness fitness areas including; 23,000 square feet of informal fitness space, five group exercise studios, an Olympic lifting studio, an outdoor rooftop fitness space, Mat Room and Personal Training Suite.
Develop, execute and assess fitness events for students and broader university community.
Develop and execute marketing strategies to maximize programming attendance.
Teach group exercise classes and/or train clients on an as needed basis.
Coordinate, create and assess educational experiences for student staff including fitness certifications (ACE, AFAA, LES MILLS, etc.) and student development/professional development opportunities.
Co-teach the non-credit ACE PT preparatory course.
Assist with managing existing and developing new collaborative programming in and outside the Department of Recreation & Wellness.
Collaborate with the department, campus and community entities on relevant joint initiatives.
Actively participate in departmental development and operations committees.
Uphold and execute the department and university mission and values.
Serve on university committees.
Works outside of normal office hours and weekends, as required.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
The University: The University of North Carolina Greensboro and the Department of Recreation & Wellness completed construction and began operations of the Leonard J. Kaplan Center for Wellness (216,000sq ft.) in August 2016. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Visual and Performing Arts; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 20,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.
Deadline: Confidential review of applications will begin immediately with preference given to applications received by May 28, 2018 at 12:00 midnight EST, and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at jobsearch.uncg.edu. Position # 999935
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or sexual orientation. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels. EOE AA/M/F/D/V
Instructions to Applicant:
Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. In addition to the brief electronic application, applicants are required to upload the following documents: • Resume/CV • Cover Letter • List of References • To apply and submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references, go to jobsearch.uncg.edu Position # 999935
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s Preferred) in Sport Management, Exercise Science/Kinesiology or related field from a 4-year accredited institution.
Two years professional experience in recreation, athletics or fitness in higher education or commercial setting (completion of a Graduate Assistantship will be counted in professional experience).
Nationally recognized fitness certifications in Group Exercise and/or Personal Training.
An excellent team-player and able to successfully work independently and in collaborative groups.
Excellent written and verbal skills with competencies in emerging technologies.
American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid or able to attain within first three months.
Driver’s license required.
Some nights and weekends required.
Master’s Degree in Sport Management, Exercise Science/Kinesiology or related field from a 4-year accredited institution.
Experience in higher education recreation.
American Red Cross Instructor certification.
Budgetary and/or equipment purchasing.
Marketing, promotions, communications and event-hosting experience.
Competent in recreation/fitness software including, but non-limited to: Fusion, Connect2 and Time Clock Plus.
Additional Salary Information: Robust benefits package in accordance to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Internal Number: 999935
About University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Founded in 1891, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is a large, urban, public research university with an enrollment of 18,500 students on 210 acres in Greensboro, North Carolina. The population of Greensboro is approximately 275,000, with a metropolitan population in the Piedmont Triad area of 1.7 million. Greensboro offers a superior quality of life, four moderate seasons, excellent schools, and access to arts, outstanding medical care, and an exceptional collegiate environment, with seven colleges or universities in Greensboro. Greensboro benefits from expanding logistics, medical, manufacturing, and educational industries, including an international airport. UNCG is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a High Research Activity University.