The Weight Room Coordinator supervises the weight and fitness room operations for the Barnes Center at The Arch. The Coordinator assists with training, scheduling, and supervision of 75-80 student staff and will assist with evening and weekend supervision of facilities.
• Assist with hiring, training, supervising, developing and evaluating 75 student staff and supervisors working in the weight and fitness rooms.
• Manage student employee work schedules. Ensure appropriate staff coverage during all operating hours.
• Perform payroll functions for student employees accurately and on time.
• Assist with implementing established equipment inspections and preventative maintenance program for all strength & cardio equipment.
• Identify repair parts for equipment to be purchased. Perform basic equipment maintenance and repairs.
• Responsible for ensuring proper daily cleaning of equipment is completed.
• Provide weight room orientation sessions to teach patrons proper use of equipment.
• Provide weight room fitness challenges and other educational programs.
Primary work schedule:
Wednesday – Sunday: 3 pm-11:30 pm
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Evening and weekend work required
* All applications must be submitted through Syracuse University's online employment site.
• Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s degree preferred in recreation administration, sport management, leisure studies, physical education, kinesiology, or comparable degree
• Experience working in university recreation facilities or related facility
• Experience supervising student employees
• Certification as a strength & conditioning specialist or personal trainer through ACSM, ACE, NSCA, or NASM.
• 1st Aid/CPR Instructor certifications required
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work effectively with diverse student populations
• Excellent planning and organization skills
• Excellent team work skills
• Excellent conflict management skills
• Excellent decision making skills
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Internal Number: 036166
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