NC State University is seeking an energetic, innovative, student-centered leader for the position of Coordinator, Fitness. We seek an individual with proven leadership experience capable of working as part of a fast-paced, results-oriented team. The candidate will empower student staff to create world-class wellness, recreation and fitness programs, services and facilities that promote and enhance student success inside and outside of the classroom. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Fitness.
The Coordinator, Fitness directs and is responsible for Group Fitness, F45 Training, and Small Group Training programs. The candidate will ensure all programs operate within required risk management procedures and will oversee the implementation of safety standards.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing leadership and directing the Group Fitness program (more than 85 classes per week) and private fitness classes. Independently managing day-to-day operations that include scheduling classes and instructors, managing fitness performance studios, equipment maintenance, repair, upgrade and replacement, and inventory control. Leading and instructing skills and techniques necessary for group fitness classes — specific class formats include strength-training, mind-body, cardiovascular, and dance. Developing, implementing, and updating standard operating procedures and guidelines. Responsible for supervision (hiring, disciplining, terminating, performance evaluations) of more than 60 student Group Fitness Instructors (equivalent to more than 10 FTE). Facilitate training, mentoring and continuing education opportunities for staff. Provide expert on-site supervision of staff.
Providing leadership and directing the F45 Training program as a revenue-generating program. Independently managing day-to-day operations that include scheduling classes and coaches, equipment maintenance, repair, upgrade and replacement, and inventory control. Developing and implementing innovative strategies to promote, package, and sell F45 memberships. Responsible for supervision (hiring, disciplining, terminating, performance evaluations) of more than 10 student F45 Training coaches (equivalent to 1 FTE). Facilitating training, mentoring, and continuing education opportunities for staff. Responsible for managing time cards and bi-weekly payroll for respective student staff. Providing expert on-site supervision of staff.
Providing leadership and directing the Small Group Training program. Independently managing day-to-day operations that include scheduling classes and instructors, managing fitness performance studios, equipment maintenance, repair, upgrade and replacement, and inventory control. Developing, implementing, and updating standard operating procedures and guidelines. Responsible for supervision (hiring, disciplining, terminating, performance evaluations) of more than 10 student Small Group Trainers (equivalent to 1 FTE). Facilitate training, mentoring, and continuing education opportunities for staff. Responsible for managing time cards and bi-weekly payroll for respective student staff. Providing expert on-site supervision of staff.
Responsible for the operating budget of $40k annually, including revenue expectations for more than $90k. Responsible for managing sustainable fee structure that includes personnel costs, course registration fees, fitness equipment replacement plan, etc.
Instructing nationally accredited Group Fitness Instructor Training course for potential student group fitness instructors each semester.
Researching, negotiating, and obtaining agreements for hosting national fitness organizations at NC State.
Providing consultation and expert advice on best practices, industry trends and emerging issues to Assistant Director, Fitness and department leadership.
Resolving conflicts and grievances within areas of responsibility. Developing and executing an on-going customer service training program to ensure goals, objectives and outcomes are met.
Planning and assessing short and long-term business objectives and goals for Group Fitness program, F45 Training and Small Group Training program to determine satisfaction levels, areas of improvement and potential sectors to target among staff and participants. Participating in overall department assessment and goal planning.
Directing and assisting in the implementation of special events, certification workshops and conferences
Assisting with the facilitation of the Exercise Is Medicine (EIM) referral program.
Directing and assisting in the implementation of special events, certification workshops, and conferences.
Assisting with the development and execution of marketing strategies for fitness programs, services, and special events.
Assist as needed in all required departmental functions.
Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Sports Management or a related field. If in progress; must be completed within 90 days of hire.
At least two years of experience with group fitness program planning and implementation in a collegiate wellness and recreation environment. This may include a graduate assistantship.
DEPARTMENT REQUIRED SKILLS
Demonstrated ability to collaborate, develop partnerships and work effectively as a member of a fast-paced, results-oriented team;
Ability to instruct multiple formats of group fitness classes (i.e, yoga, Pilates, Zumba, TRX, etc.)
Demonstrated knowledge of national trends and best practices in fitness and wellness programming;
Demonstrated knowledge of theories and practices in promoting student development and learning;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Demonstrated experience organizing and developing leaders through practical application and learning;
Demonstrated success managing, supervising, and mentoring student employees;
Demonstrated integrity, ethics, and commitment to diversity and inclusion;
Commitment to promoting healthy, active lifestyles.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, TRAINING/EDUCATION
National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) Accredited Personal Training certification or American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist.
REQUIRED LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION
National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredited group fitness instructor certification.
Applicants must apply online at NC State University Human Resources https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/127558 (Position 00103773) and should include a cover letter, resume, and list three references.
Review of applicants will begin Monday, February 3, 2020.
If you have any questions, please contact Will Craig, Assistant Director, Fitness at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or email@example.com. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
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About NC State University
About NC State Wellness and Recreation:
NC State Wellness and Recreation empowers the Wolfpack community to thrive. Together, we explore and grow in these six elements of wellness: career, financial, physical, emotional, social and community.
We value movement and inspire behaviors that improve health and well-being. Our programs, services and facilities enhance academic success by assisting students in developing skills and resilience needed for college and beyond.
Wellness and Recreation Mission:
To inspire a culture of wellness by providing premier, innovative and inclusive programs, services and facilities that promote healthy, active lifestyles to enhance student success.
Wellness and Recreation Vision:
To inspire a thriving Wolfpack community.
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