This position provides leadership and management for all aspects of the Living Well programs for the Department of Campus Recreation including, but not limited to, group exercise, martial arts, dance, senior fitness, personal training, ACE certification courses, fitness room, small group training and other programs for students, staff, faculty, and the community. Wellness and health education programs include health promotion, disease and injury prevention, nutrition, stress management, eating disorders, body image and self-esteem, and other wellness topics.
Acts as lead for all Living Well career and student staff; in conjunction with Associate Director, manages annual budget of $16.5 million; has responsibility for equipment and facility management.
Experience developing, implementing and assessing fitness and wellness programs in a university setting.
Knowledge of group exercise programs, martial arts, personal training, small group and dance instruction and equipment used in such programs.
Knowledge of issues and trends associated with student fitness and wellness, including but not limited to positive fitness and wellness behaviors, nutrition, body image, stress reduction, eating disorders, and weight training techniques.
Certification(s) with one or more of the following associations: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American Council on Exercise (ACE) or Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA).
Budgeting skills to develop, maintain, and manage program budgets.
Experience recruiting, selecting and training, supervising, and evaluating, part-time employees, and student staff.
Communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with colleagues, professionals, and administrators.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with culturally diverse students, staff, faculty and university community.
Internal Number: 03024362
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