Job Title: Fitness Coordinator Status: Full Time Exempt Supervisor: SRAC Assistant Director
Job Summary Under the supervision of the SRAC Assistant Director, the Group Fitness Coordinator is responsible for overseeing day to day group fitness operations, developing programs, and assisting with all areas of SRAC fitness and wellness.
Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee group fitness programming, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating fitness instructor staff; planning events and semester fitness schedule.
Assist with developing and implementing: small group training, workshops, incentive programs, wellness events, and more.
Ensure all activities are conducted in accordance to industry standards and safety procedures.
Conduct evaluations of all fitness/wellness programs to ensure customer satisfaction.
Assist with monitoring studio and fitness floor equipment, communicating repairs and maintenance needs to appropriate staff.
In absence of scheduled instructor, will be required to teach a class.
Assist with developing the fitness/wellness budget and advise the Assistant Director on equipment selection and purchase.
Plan semester staff meetings, special events, and promotions for the group fitness program.
Ensures all staff certifications are valid, current, and tracked accurately.
Create an inclusive environment that inspires innovation and effective student development.
Represent the Student Union in Spartan Recreation and campus wide events.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Ability to respond to emergency situations.
Capable of teaching at least two formats; willingness to become certified in at least one specialized program (Les Mills, Beach Body, etc.)
Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to develop effective relationships with Student Union staff, campus partners and a diverse community clientele.
Ability to work evening and weekend hours.
Qualification and Specifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science, Sport Management, or related field. Master’s preferred.
One year professional level experience with supervision of group fitness/wellness programs, or two years as a fitness graduate assistant.
American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA Instructor or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire.
National fitness certification preferred (ACE, NASM, ACSM etc.)
Able to lift 45 pounds safely and stand for an extended period of time.
Guidelines This position is exempt from the provisions of Section 1 of the California Industrial Welfare Commission Orders. The Student Union, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
About Student Union, Inc of San Jose State University
The Student Union, Inc. of San José State University (Student Union, Inc.) is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We have outstanding opportunities to grow in a sustainable and thoughtful way, to provide vision, leadership, and administrative direction to the recruiting function for a non-profit organization. Enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supporting our community, with exemplary, student-focused facilities, programs, and services, successful candidates will demonstrate team-oriented leadership, a commitment to collaboration, strong administrative skills, and the experience and ability to inspire, motivate, and communicate effectively with Student Union, Inc. professional and student staff. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, please apply to join our team.