•Assist in oversight and site management of the day-to-day operations of the recreation & wellness facilities
•Schedule and secure student staff for daily operations and special events
•Research, develop, implement, and continually evaluate an effective risk management plan for the facility and participants.
•Work to create partnerships for facility usage and revenue generating opportunities.
•Research, purchase, and maintain fitness & maintenance equipment. Monitor cleaning supplies, cleaning equipment and fitness equipment used within the Recreation & Wellness Department
•Develop, implement and assess tools for equipment usage and preventative maintenance procedures
Programming & Engagement
•Programming & Assessment: develop, implement, and assess programming to ensure program goals/objectives, wellness needs, and campus interests are being met.
•Assist with the coordination of youth programming
•Lead the wellness educator program
•Policies & Procedures: Develop, implement and continually evaluate policies and procedures.
•Marketing & Promotions: Design, develop and distribute marketing materials to promote the recreation and wellness department.
•Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate student staff for facility management, as well as student staff for the wellness educator program.
•Train, schedule, supervise, direct work, and evaluate one general maintenance professional staff member.
•Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate staff for the fitness and wellness programs including but not limited to group fitness.
•Budget preparation and administration
•Prepare assessment reports including but are not limited to participation statistics, facility usage, user demographics, marketing campaign effectiveness, student staff learning outcomes, and fitness and wellness program learning outcomes. This position will utilize these reports by contributing them to the departmental Annual Report
•Develop contracts for external agencies & independent contractors as required by the University
•Represent the Department of Recreation and Wellness by leading student wellness work groups and participating in collaborative campus work groups, committees, and sub-committees.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Sports Management, Recreation Administration, Health & Physical Fitness/Education, Business Administration, or related field
•Minimum 1 year of professional experience within a University, Corporate, Fitness, or Wellness setting or related field 2 years of Graduate Assistant work = 1 year of experience
•Leadership and supervision experience
•Experience within facility management/operations
•Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, assessing?, and marketing fitness and wellness programs
•Strong oral and written communication skills
•Demonstrated ability to work successfully with people of diverse backgrounds including sensitivity to their needs and concerns.
•Strong interpersonal and organizational skills to serve members and collaborate with campus and community partners.
•Current certification in First Aid/CPR/AED or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire
•Available to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
•Direct experience in the management of a multi-purpose recreation, fitness, and/or athletic facility
•Ability to recruit, select, train, supervise, mentor, schedule, and evaluate a diverse facility operations student staff team with an emphasis on customer service and student engagement
•Evidence of designing, developing, and implementing staff training programs
•Experience within and/or leading a peer wellness education program
•Experience in emergency preparedness and risk management/reduction planning
•Ability to make recommendations on fitness and maintenance equipment?
•Ability to collect and organize data to prepare assessment reports for student learning outcomes, and programmatic effectiveness
Additional Salary Information: Range C MSUAASF position
About Minnesota State University Moorhead
MSUM enrolls 5,836 students from 36 states and 61 countries. MSUM is a member of the Tri-College University, an educational consortium that includes Concordia College of Moorhead, North Dakota State University, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and the North Dakota State College of Science.
Moorhead, Minn. and Fargo, N.D. are central to a thriving regional center with a population of 187,491 and growing for the Metropolitan Statistical Area (2014 Estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau). Higher education is a major community enterprise, with more than 31,000 students contributing to an atmosphere rich in arts, culture, sports and social activities. The communities enjoy a major concert venue; university, independent and community theatres; symphony orchestra; jazz concerts; annual film festivals; civic opera; art galleries and museums; and numerous family attractions and events.
Unemployment rate for Minnesota and North Dakota is at 3.8% and 2.4% respectively, both of which are below the national average of 6.3% (2014). Fargo-Moorhead average travel time to work is 14.7 minutes.
Moorhead public schools serve 5,620 students in an area recognize...d for superior student academic achievement and far-reaching extracurricular activities. Moorhead schools are all new or totally remodeled. For the past 15 years, Fargo public schools have earned the What Parents Want Award from SchoolMatch. Both Minnesota and North Dakota put lots of value on education, as outline in Lumina Foundation's 2014 report. Minnesota ranked second place and North Dakota in fourth place in a list of states ranked on the proportion of young adults with at least a two-year college degree.
Hector International Airport, the paramount airport for the FM area, is served by Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta and United and provides non-stop jet service to/from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Orlando-Sanford, Phoenix-Mesa and Tampa/St. Petersburg.
The Fargo-Moorhead community is ranked among the best places in the country to live, work, attend school and conduct business. Recent community accolades:
Moorhead names Best Small City in America (NerdWallet, June 2015)
Fargo ranked #1 College Town to Find a Job (ZipRecruiter, March 2015)
Fargo's Downtown named seventh best in the nation (Liviability, March 2015)
Fargo ranks First Among Best-Performing Small Cities (The Milken Institute, January 2015)
North Dakota topped the list in physical health with Minnesota landing in the top 10 (Well-Being Index, 2014)
Moorhead has a lower sales tax than 96% of other cities in the state. Groceries and clothing are exempt from Moorhead and Minnesota sales tax (Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, November 2014)
The Fargo-Moorhead metro region is the fourth fastest growing in the U.S. (Bloomberg, October 2014)
Fargo-Moorhead ranked in the top five for highest average credit score, lowest foreclosure rate and lowest credit usage (WalletHub, October 2014)
Minnesota ranked third in the nation as the best state for teachers (WalletHub, October 2014)
North Dakota names best state for women-owned business (OPEN State of Women-Owned Business Report, August 2014)
Fargo-Moorhead among top 100 smartest cities in the U.S. (VentureBeat, July 2013)
F-M metro area ranked number two among mid-sized cities (Area Development, June 2013)
City ranked first in prime workforce growth and fourth in economic strength indicators (Area Development, June 2013)
Fargo-Moorhead in top 25 best cities to retire (Forbes, March 2013)
Fargo-Moorhead placed at the number 5 spot on the List of Best Performing Cities (Milkin Institute, January 2013)
ND ranked number 2 and MN ranked number 5 for the best states in encouraging entrepreneurial development (Bureau of Business Research, October 2012)
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