The Assistant Director provides leadership, vision, and supervision of a comprehensive Fitness program comprised of four fitness disciplines: Group Fitness/Cycling, Mind/Body, Dance/Martial Arts, and Personal Training. The Fitness Program consists of an average of 100 fitness classes, 1000 personal trainer sessions, and thirteen dance and martial arts classes averaging 25,000 participants each semester. The Assistant Director is committed to promoting Campus Recreation values of community, integrity, and development by creating an inclusive environment in department facilities and via programming to a diverse University community.
The Assistant Director is responsible for daily administration, supervision, and management of the overall Fitness Program, with direct responsibility for management of group fitness, cycling and mind/body classes. This position determines Fitness Program policies, schedule of offerings, maintenance of 4 fitness studio facilities, and purchasing/inventory of fitness equipment located in all fitness training spaces throughout the Student Recreation Center. The Assistant Director also oversees the dance/martial arts classes and Personal trainer services managed by the Fitness Coordinator, and administers the teaching of two instructional courses: the Fitness Instructor Course and the Personal Fitness Trainer Course
The Assistant Director is responsible for recruitment, selection, and direct supervision of the full-time Administrative Professional Fitness Coordinator, and serves as the primary backup for the Fitness Coordinator. The Assistant Director also recruits, selects, trains, and directly supervises 3 student Fitness Program Managers and an average of 40 student and non-student hourly fitness employees who facilitate participants and instruct all Fitness Program classes or provides fitness services.
The Assistant Director works collaboratively with other areas of the Department, the Division of Student Affairs, the University, and external constituents to facilitate events, projects, and to enhance the Campus Recreation Fitness program.
• Master’s degree in exercise physiology, exercise science, physical education, kinesiology, or comparable degree • Three years of full-time management work experience in a fitness program in a collegiate recreation • Two years direct supervision of staff • Current NASM, ACSM, ACE, or AFFA certification • Budget management experience • Fitness instruction experience in a Fitness Program at a higher education institution
Internal Number: 201800546AP
About Colorado State University
Campus Recreation, an auxiliary unit in the Division of Student Affairs, provides wellness and healthy lifestyle oriented programs, events, and services to Colorado State University students and employees via seven programmatic areas: Student Recreation Center, Aquatics, Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Program, and Climbing Wall. Eight service units – Membership Services, Business Office, Information Technology, Communications/Marketing, Facility Scheduling/Event Management, Custodial Services, Equipment Management, and Maintenance – support the program functions to provide seamless customer service to CSU students, employees, and their families. Campus Recreation facilities, programs, and services promote a sense of community, support student development through leadership and employment opportunities, and encourage the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle to a diverse University population. Campus Recreation employs 34 career staff, up to 50 part-time staff, and 300+ student staff who are committed to providing a safe, welcoming space to CSU community members from all backgrounds and fitness levels. Department webpage: http://csurec.colostate.edu/
Colorado State Uni...versity, located in Fort Collins, is a city of 164,000 that is 65 miles north of Denver. The city offers a unique blend of metropolitan advantages and small town friendliness. Located at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the eastern base of the Rocky Mountain foothills, Fort Collins with its ideal climate provides easy access to numerous outdoor activities.