University of Florida Department of Recreational Sports is now accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director, Fitness. This position will assist in the management and supervision of a comprehensive Fitness Program to include: fitness assessment, personal training, group fitness, small group training program, massage therapy, and strength and conditioning in multiple campus locations for University of Florida students. Focus will be on supervision of the strength and conditioning programs. The individual works directly with professional and student staff to plan and coordinate activities as well as independently assess problems and develop solutions; Manage strength and conditioning programs, to include Olympic Weightlifting and supervision of weight and cardio room equipment, staffing and operation at multiple locations; Oversee the hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, coaching and evaluation processes for strength and conditioning programs; Develop and maintain a dynamic fitness equipment replacement plan; develop equipment specifications; evaluate existing fitness equipment and recommend necessary equipment purchases; and determine fitness program needs and prepare budget recommendations; and prepare and analyze statistical reports; evaluate fitness programming; develop and coordinate a fitness marketing plan in conjunction with the marketing team; evaluate and update the fitness program web pages.
To view application instructions and complete an online resume, please visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/513043/assistant-director-for-fitness. Reference number for this vacancy is 513043 and the deadline date to apply is January 26, 2020. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD). An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Direct questions to Leah Shelley, Associate Director for Fitness at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience or a bachelor’s degree in appropriate areas of specialization and four years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree; two years of fitness programing in a campus recreation setting; understanding of fitness operations; ability to work with minimal supervision, to think laterally and to undertake initiatives; ability to effectively supervise; ability to teach/instruct fitness classes and is self-motivated, adaptable, a great team player and customer focused: PTA Global, ACSM, ACE, AFFA, NSCA, NASM, USA Weightlifting, First Aid & CPR and /or CRSS certifications preferred.
Internal Number: 513043
About University of Florida RecSports
The University of Florida is one of only 17 public land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. With an enrollment of 50,000 students, UF provides high quality instruction to prepare the future leaders of the state and nation. The Department of Recreational Sports strives to provide an extensive array of leisure and recreational opportunities. Approximately 84 percent of UF students participate in RecSports programs and services, which include the Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education (CORE), two recreation centers, two strength and conditioning areas, an assessment center, a training center, an indoor track, nine multi-purpose field areas, an outdoor recreation complex, two lakeside parks and the UF Outdoor Team Challenge Courses.