Supervise and manage the operation of the group fitness programs at all Campus Recreation facilities. Recruit, hire, train, supervise, develop, and evaluate Group Fitness staff. Conduct group fitness staff meetings, expand staff development opportunities, and update staff manuals, policies and procedures. Implement a comprehensive, diverse and accessible schedule of group fitness classes (including land, mind/body, aqua, and indoor cycling) for participants of all abilities and fitness levels. Prepare and administer annual group fitness budgets that project income, payroll expenditures and equipment purchases. Work collaboratively with the Assistant Director for Wellness and Fitness Services to develop the appropriate learning outcomes. Develop and implement future programs.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, health, physical education, kinesiology or related field required. CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Certification (must obtain within 6 months of hire) necessary. Must have minimum of 2 years of experience in group fitness and/or mind/body class instruction. Minimum of 1 year of experience in group fitness and/or mind/body program coordination necessary. Ability to teach a variety of group fitness and/or mind/body classes required. Ability to maintain confidential staff and client records necessary. Must have excellent oral and written, problem solving, organizational and decision-making skills. Proficiency with word processing, database and spreadsheet software essential. Must have ability to multitask, motivate and lead others. Must be certified in at least 2 of the following in addition to CPR/AED and First Aid: Certified Group Fitness Instructor (ACE, AFAA, ACSM – national governing body); Certified Mind/Body Instructor (i.e. Yogafit, Barre) and Specialty Certification (Cycling, Kickboxing, Aqua, Small Group Training, other).
Master’s degree in education administration, exercise science, health, physical education, kinesiology, nutrition, sport management, athletic training or related field preferred. Supervisory experience desirable. Budget administration experience helpful. Strong analytical, interpretive and interpersonal skills preferred. Prefer fitness program development, evaluation and implementation experience. CPR/AED/FA Instructor helpful.
Internal Number: S_200028
About University of Nebraska Lincoln
The University of Nebraska, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. A member of the Association of American Universities, Nebraska is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctorate/Research Extensive university. A member of the University of Nebraska system, Nebraska serves as both the land-grant and the comprehensive public University for the State of Nebraska. The current student enrollment is more than 26,000, with approximately 8,500 students living on campus in residence halls and Greek chapters. We offer 39 doctoral and 73 master’s degrees, and 235 undergraduate majors. Through University Studies, students can also create their own major. Campus Recreation manages approximately 372,000 sq. ft. of indoor recreation facilities and 170 acres of outdoor recreation fields, basketball, sand volleyball and tennis courts on both City and East Campuses, as well as a Leadership Training Center and Challenge Ropes Course near the edge of the city. Units within the Campus Recreation organizational structure include: aquatics, business operations, external relations, facilities operation, fitness and wellness services, information technology, injur...y prevention and care, instructional programs, intramural and extramural sports, massage therapy, member services, outdoor recreation, sport clubs, and youth activities. Lincoln offers all the amenities of a midsize regional city of 250,000. Ranked in the Top 10 in many quality of life, safety, environmental and other studies, Lincoln is a remarkably comfortable and friendly community. With more parkland per capita than any other city in the U.S. and an intricate trails network, Lincoln offers a wealth of outdoor diversions. Lincoln is also one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest. Downtown Lincoln lies at the southern edge of UNL’s City Campus and is seasoned by coffee houses, theaters, specialty shops, and restaurants offering cuisines from around the world.