The department of Campus Recreation within the division of Student Affairs is seeking an Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness.
The Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness oversees all operations and actions within a comprehensive fitness and wellness program. This position works closely with strategic university partners to integrate fitness into university-wide wellness initiatives and educational programming.
Responsibilities will include:
Remaining abreast of National, University, and local trends within the field of Health and Fitness in order to continually assess the needs of the FAU community.
Overseeing the success of a comprehensive fitness program that includes Personal Training, Group Fitness, Instructional Programs, and Fitness Outreach and Education.
Directly supervising and providing development to one full-time Fitness Coordinator.
Providing support and overseeing the development of two student Fitness Managers, approximately 15 Certified Personal Trainers, and 25 Certified Group Fitness Instructors.
Maintaining annual fitness budget, monitoring expenses, and developing revenue projections.
Managing the planning and implementation of specialized fitness programs including various fitness outreach events.
Fostering collaborative relationships with university constituents to develop an integrative approach to fitness and wellness programming.
Supporting and maintaining a culture and environment that promotes the overall wellbeing of the FAU community.
Providing leadership, training, and support for Student and Employee Wellness programs in collaboration with campus partners.
Assisting with establishing a long-term vision and strategic plan of university wellness initiatives.
Assisting with department and division wide programs and initiatives.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Management or related field, and three years of professional experience coordinating a comprehensive fitness and wellness program required.
At least one current fitness certification from a Nationally Accredited Organization required (i.e. ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA, etc.).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.
Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.
Previous experience managing fitness and wellness programs and supervising staff in a higher education setting
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.
No applications through Bluefish will be accepted.
Internal Number: REQ03585
About Florida Atlantic University Campus Recreation
Florida Atlantic University offers students the best of everything — a world-class education in a beautiful sub-tropical setting. A comprehensive public university that is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, FAU is currently serving 30,000 students on seven campuses. The University’s 10 colleges offer more than 170 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to a student body that ranks as the most racially, ethnically and culturally diverse in Florida’s State University System.
Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art and technology in all disciplines. Student success, excellence and community engagement are some of our highest values as a university. These values are prominent throughout FAU's community and are essential to the employee experience. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service, and reflects this commitment as a key Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.
We create movement and engagement opportunities to enhance the social and physical wellbeing of the FAU community.