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Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Recreation, the Fitness and Wellness Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of comprehensive programs, including Group Fitness classes, Instructional classes, and Wellness programs. The Coordinator will oversee all aspects of Fitness, Instructional and Wellness programs, including daily operations, fiscal management, risk management, policies and procedures, facility management, scheduling and event planning, staff management, training and development, marketing and promotions, strategic planning, and program assessment.
A large scale expansion and renovation of the Aztec Recreation Center is scheduled to begin July 2019. The 78,000 sq/ft facility will be expanded by approximately 70,000 sq/ft. The project is expected to include multiple fitness studios as well as multiple areas for cardiovascular and weight training equipment. The Fitness and Wellness Coordinator will develop programming during construction using alternate spaces as well as assist with planning fitness spaces in the expanded and renovated recreation center including design elements, technology, and equipment. The expanded and renovated Aztec Recreation Center facility is slated to be complete fall of 2021.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the effective planning, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of all Fitness and Wellness programs including but not limited to: group fitness classes, personal training, instructional credit activity classes and wellness programs
Develops and implements operating policies, procedures, standards, manuals and training for the Fitness and Wellness programs
Ensures Group Fitness program provides a variety of class formats that is up to date with fitness industry, responsive to member feedback and inclusive for a diverse campus community
Hires, trains, supervises and trains team of approximately 50 instructors and program staff
Coordinates independent contractors for personal training and non-credit classes
Ensures variety of academic classes are offered for sports, dance, fitness and martial arts
Develops and manages annual programming budget of approximately $300,000
Recommends and assists with fitness equipment purchases
Provides leadership for collaborative campus wellness initiative and develops wellness opportunities for participants
Ensures all programs and services are governed by rules, guidelines, policies and procedures approved by the A.S. Recreation and Wellness Commission
Maintains current fitness and recreation professional knowledge, proficiencies and contacts
Keeps current with university programming and activities through networking within various university programming entities and professional affiliations as appropriate
Develops new programs and activities that serve students’ needs, fosters student learning, encourages and promotes diversity, and builds campus community, interest and pride
Ensures adherence to Aztec Recreation, Associated Students and SDSU policies
Develops programming alternatives and additional sources of revenue production through collaboration with other departments and external programs
Develops marketing strategies, promotional materials and social media content in collaboration with Aztec Recreation Marketing Coordinator and student staff to promote and publicize fitness, instructional and wellness programs
Creates, implements and analyzes assessment for all Fitness and Wellness programs
Additional duties include administration, budget, customer service and collaboration, staff management and safety
Schedules, coordinates and oversees group fitness classes and academic credit classes for sports, dance, fitness and martial arts activities
Develops new classes and programs to meet the needs of a diverse campus community
Develops and implements non-credit clinics and classes
Hires, trains, evaluates and supervises all class instructors
Develops class curriculum, skill development and learning outcomes for credit classes
Acts as liaison to academic partners for all academic credit activity classes offered through Aztec Recreation
Ensures all university requirements are met for academic credit classes
Oversees academic student internships including developing curriculum, assigning projects and verifying required hours
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, exercise science, physical education, kinesiology or related field from an accredited college or university required. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum three years of full-time experience administering fitness related recreation programs required. Experience in a college campus environment preferred.
Demonstrated experience of the following:
Hiring, training, evaluating and supervising staff
Managing fitness, instructional and wellness programs
Training instructors including but not limited to technical skills, safety and risk management, and emergency response
Working knowledge of fitness equipment maintenance
Developing and managing budgets
Working directly with a diverse population of college students and volunteers
Delivering and training others on exceptional customer service
Licenses & Certifications Requirements
Nationally recognized group fitness certification from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) or an equivalent certification.
CPR, First Aid, and AED certification required.
SCHEDULE & WORKING CONDITIONS
This is a regular, full-time position. Flexibility and willingness to work long and irregular hours and days, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed by program schedule.
WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work conditions may vary depending upon the location of programs; programs may occur indoors and outdoors, therefore requiring exposure to a variety of elements. While working indoors, the lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work performed within an office environment will include standard office equipment. While working outdoors, the work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: sun, heat/cold, dust, pollens, precipitation, and other environmental risks.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical requirements include talking, listening, sitting, standing, walking, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, corrected vision, hearing to standard range and use of office equipment including but not limited to computers, printers, telephones, copiers, fax machines, and cameras.
Must be able to teach group fitness and other activity classes as well as train instructors.
Depending on program requirements, physical demands may require standing and walking for extended lengths of time and may require lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and carrying items up to 40 pounds.
About Associated Students, San Diego State University
San Diego State University, the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located nine miles east of the Pacific Ocean in beautiful San Diego, a dynamic and diverse community of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 34,000 students (25,000 FTEs) on the main campus as well as more than 800 students at the Imperial Valley campus in Calexico. The students are supported by approximately 5,000 faculty and staff. The University currently offers bachelor's degrees in 85 areas of study, the master's in 75, and 17 doctoral degrees.
Associated Students of SDSU is an independent student-directed corporation. Over 75 years old and with an annual operating budget of over $20 million, A.S. derives less than 20% of its revenues from student fees and more than 80% from revenues generated by programs it operates including the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Viejas Arena, Aztec Recreation (including the Aztec Recreation Center), SDSU Children’s Center, The Daily Aztec, Mission Bay Aquatic Center, Aquaplex, and the Aztec Student Union Board. Mirroring America’s changing faces, A.S. represents a culturally-diverse student body. The AS employs over 90 full-time staff and 1,200 part-time student employees.