The Campus Recreation department provides opportunities for USFSP students, faculty and staff to participate in a wide variety of recreational pursuits. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs. The department has 6 full time employees and 100+ part time employees. The budget for Campus Recreation is just over $1 million and Campus Recreation includes Fitness, Competitive Sports, Outdoor Recreation, and Aquatics.
This position reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation (#1383) and serves as a full time professional member of the USFSP Campus Recreation staff. The primary purpose of this position is to oversee and provide leadership to the Fitness Center and Programs. The Fitness Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, hiring, supervision, and development of the Fitness Center student staff, Group Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers. This position will be responsible for creating, developing and enforcing policies and procedures of the Fitness Center, coordinating facility reservations, developing and upholding risk management policies, managing inventory, and marketing programs to engage student participation. This position will work closely with other Campus Recreation program coordinators, Student Government, General Counsel, USFSP Police, the Wellness Center, and other various departments within the University community. Responsible for $200,000 for the Fitness Center and its programs annual operating budget. Position will require some night and weekends supervisory hours and will need to be accessible by cell phone and/or email.
Job responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, evaluate and terminate (when necessary) fitness center student and non-student OPS employees; Create and maintain schedule for all group fitness staff and relevant programming; Plan, promote, and facilitate in-house training for staff, students, and other members; Develop and implement professional development for group fitness staff.
Provide support to overall management of Campus Recreation facility policies, quality service, programmatic success, participant safety, and facility security and cleanliness. Conduct safety inspections and audits.
Create and maintain group fitness and instructional class schedules; Plan, implement, and evaluate fitness programs, special events, awareness weeks, and educational workshops; Collaborate with entities on and off campus to provide fitness/wellness programs, educational materials, presentations, and marketing; Coordinate, host, and evaluate nationally recognized workshops and certifications through ACSM, NSCA, ACE, etc.; Assist with the coordination of fitness programs and services for special populations, non- traditional students, and community members; Maintains statistical data for related programs for the production of reports.
Research and recommend fitness equipment for purchase; Regular maintenance and cleaning of all fitness equipment including documentation of maintenance and repairs; Arranging training for maintenance of fitness equipment for the appropriate personnel (when necessary). Communicate with vendors when needed.
Operate within budget to meet staffing, programming, and equipment needs; Develop budget projections for OPS staff, future programming and specific equipment needs.
Assist in department strategic planning, budgeting efforts, marketing efforts, establish learning outcomes and obtaining department goals.
Assist department in planning, developing, organizing and directing camp programs.
Assisting with other duties as assigned.
Required: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Recreation, Physical Education, Recreational Sports Administration, Student Affairs or related field, with at least two years of experience in a health/fitness setting with at least one year in a supervisory role; one of the following certifications: ACSM EPC, ACSM CPT, NSCA CPT, NASM CPT or ACE CPT; experience in fitness education, training, and program planning. A valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire date is required. CPR/AED & First Aid certified, or the ability to obtain within 60 days of employment.
Preferred: Master's degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Recreational Sports Administration, Student Affairs or related field and two years of professional experience in university recreation health/fitness setting Group Exercise Certification and the ability to teach multiple group formats (i.e., Yoga, Pilates, Cycling, Kickboxing, etc.). A Graduate Assistantship will substitute for 1 year of professional experience. Experience with FUSION access control and Subitup scheduling software.
MUST apply through Careers@USF website: http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/careers. Click on Access Careers@USF link. Search and locate Job ID number 18026. Deadline to apply is September 17, 2018.
Internal Number: #18026
About University of South Florida St. Petersburg
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP), commonly known as USF St. Pete, is a separately accredited institution in the University of South Florida System, located in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida by the Tampa Bay waterfront. As part of a multi-institutional system, USF St. Petersburg retains a separate identity and mission while contributing to and benefiting from the associations, cooperation, and shared resources of the USF System. Opened in 1965 as a satellite campus of the University of South Florida, USFSP gained accreditation as a separate entity in 2006. USF St. Petersburg is the only public university in Pinellas County and the only public university offering bachelors and graduate degree programs in the area. USF St. Petersburg enrolled nearly 5,000 students during the fall 2018 semester. Students across the USF System enroll at USF St. Petersburg, creating a typical semester student population of more than 6,000.
USF St. Petersburg has three colleges that offer both bachelor's and master's degrees. The three colleges are the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Business, and the College of Education.The College of Business and the Program of Acc...ountancy are both accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Less than one-third of U.S. business school programs, fewer than 15 percent of business school programs worldwide meet the rigorous standards for AACSB accreditation. Only 180 institutions worldwide are separately accredited in accounting.
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg has an active campus life. The majority of activities involving students are officially the responsibility of the Division of Student Affairs.