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.
The Fitness Coordinator for Fitness Operations, 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 programming and operations, fitness facility space(s), management of 30 student staff, with co-ownership responsibilities in Fitness Events and Instructional programs.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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, implement, maintain and assess fitness operations based on needs of students and wider UNCG community.
Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates undergraduate Fitness Assistant employees (~30) to ensure impeccable customer service and achieving learning outcomes for participants.
Develop and execute employee assessment and evaluation of learning outcomes for the student employees.
Manage informal fitness spaces including the management of fitness equipment including; preventative maintenance and minor repairs.
Assist with the management of program area budgets, equipment replacement planning and capital purchases.
Develop, execute and assess informal fitness initiatives that align with departmental mission and maximize participation.
Develop, execute and assess fitness events for students and broader university community.
Develop and execute marketing strategies to maximize programming attendance.
Assist with managing existing, and developing new, collaborative programming in, and outside of, 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 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. UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing and education. 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.
APPLICATION REVIEW AND DEADLINE:
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately with preference given to applications received by March 4, 2019 at 12:00 midnight EST and will continue until the position is filled.
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