Gannon University, a Catholic university, invites applications for a Coordinator of Health and Fitness at our Ruskin, Florida Campus. Working closely with the Erie Campus and a team of professionals, the successful candidate will provide dynamic guidance and leadership, management, administration and supervision to the Ruskin Health & Fitness Center. The Fitness coordinator will have direct oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Center, including staffing, supervision and maintenance of equipment. Must be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a related field with two years of experience; a master’s degree is desirable. The candidate should also have strong interpersonal and communication skills, active knowledge of current trends in the fitness profession, and working knowledge of office and fitness equipment.
Gannon University Ruskin Campus, located between Sarasota and Tampa, Florida, offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusion and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information of three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of resumes will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. References will not be contacted without prior notification. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu.
Requires a Business, Exercise Science or related bachelor's degree with at least 2 years of experience in the Fitness Management field.
Familiar with a variety of fitness concepts, practices, and procedures and maintain a national fitness certification in their areas of teaching and training expertise. i.e. ACSM, ACE, AFAA, etc.
Strong interpersonal, motivational, communication and relational skills.
Experience conducting fitness assessments and providing fitness training services.
Excellent spoken and written business grammar.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
Basic website design and promotional skills.
Ability to effectively market and promote fitness programs and services.
Working knowledge of office equipment (copier, computers, fax, printers, etc.)
Active knowledge of current trends in the fitness profession.
Working knowledge of fitness equipment use and maintenance.
The ability to process multiple tasks and formulate decisions
Effective time management and organizational skills
A personal commitment to health and fitness
About Gannon University
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.