Now accepting applications. Application deadline is Friday, September 18th.
Florida State University is seeking a dynamic, innovative and student development-centered individual for the position of Fitness Coordinator.
The successful candidate will provide shared leadership for a comprehensive university-wide recreational program designed for more than 50,000 students, faculty, and staff, and will assist with cultivating and delivering the departmental brand to the entire community. They will also cultivate an environment that values inclusiveness and diversity, engage in evidence-based decision-making, and promote student development and learning. Florida State University Campus Recreation seeks to engage our community in life-long wellness. We provide quality recreational programs, services, and facilities that maximize opportunities for life-long learning, personal development, and leadership through varied recreational endeavors. Our department is committed to holistic student development and student empowerment of our more than 700 student employees, through co-curricular experiential learning opportunities and utilizing collaborative partnerships within the Division of Student Affairs, academic programs, student organizations, and other university entities. Our mission is to move people to total wellness.
Serves as the Coordinator for fitness programming. Coordinates, promotes, supervises, and evaluates a comprehensive group fitness program for the FSU community. Assesses current activities and researches industry trends to compile a diverse array of offerings to best meet patron needs. Oversees class schedule, monitors and maintains in-person and online registration processes, and responds to participant inquiries. Maintains scheduling software system with schedule each semester and changes, as needed.
Recruits, hires, trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates student staff members as group fitness instructors, small group training instructors, and educational outreach presenters. Provides leadership for student director positions. Sets learning outcomes and provides continuing education for staff to enhance skills and obtain / maintain appropriate certifications through workshops, instructional seminars, and conference attendance. Develop and teach educational course to fitness employees based on accredited curriculum.
Designs educational workshops and programs that provide participants with the opportunity to expand their knowledge, comfort level, and ability in fitness-related endeavors. Serves as a strong partner for fitness and wellness across campus. Collaborates with other University departments and the community.
Assists in the coordination of revenue-generating fitness programs, small group training, and customized group fitness programs.
Provides direction for equipment replacement, equipment purchasing, and long range planning. Acts as risk manager for group fitness programs and facilities. Researches liability issues and implements updates to policies and procedures to maintain appropriate standard of care. Responsible for inventory control, purchasing, invoicing, ordering, and receiving of general equipment and supplies. Determines program fiscal needs and prepares budget recommendations.
Regularly reports assessment and statistical data pertaining to operations, participation, and staff development.
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Exercise Science, or related field and two years of experience in recreation or fitness setting.
Current certification through ACE, AFAA, ACSM, or other nationally recognized agency.
Certification or ability to become certified within 6 months in Madd Dogg Spinning.
Certification or ability to become certified within 6 months in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and AED.
Master's Degree in Recreation, Exercise Science, or related field.
To apply, visit https://jobs.fsu.edu. At the FSU site, select the "Browse Job Openings" link. Under the search jobs function, search for 47710. Select apply now.
Candidates must apply via this FSU web site to be considered for the position. Applicants must complete application even if attaching resume. Application deadline is Friday, September 18th.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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Internal Number: 47710
About FSU Campus Recreation
Florida State University is a public institution founded in 1851 in Tallahassee, Florida. Over 41,000 students, including nearly 33,000 undergraduates, currently attend the University at its main campus. Tallahassee is located in the panhandle region of north Florida and is a hub for government as the state capital and for education as home to three institutions of higher education: FSU, Florida A&M, and Tallahassee Community College. The Big Bend area offers a wide range of entertainment, cultural, and recreational opportunities. Tallahassee is less than an hour's drive from the Gulf Coast, 2 hours from both Panama City and Jacksonville, and 4 hours from Atlanta, Tampa, and Orlando. Florida State University Campus Recreation provides programming and services to students and FSU staff in the areas of Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Aquatics, Outdoor Recreation, and Challenge Course programming. The department has approximately 25 full-time professionals on staff along over 700 part-time student workers. The department operates seven recreational facilities including the Dr. Bobby E. Leach Student Recreation Center, the NIRSA award-winning Rec SportsPlex outdoor sports faci...lity, and the FSU Reservation Waterfront Park and Retreat Center. For more information about Florida State University, please visit www.fsu.edu.