The Fitness Coordinator will be responsible for the direct oversight of fitness programs and facilities to include Group Exercise, Custom Fitness Classes, and Special Events. This position hires, trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates part-time Group Exercise Instructors. The Fitness Coordinator also has responsibilities assisting with the Tulane Employee Health Improvement Program (EHIP). Other responsibilities include conducting risk management and facility inspections, inventory and maintenance of fitness equipment, payroll processing, and data management and reporting. This individual is a vital member of the Campus Recreation professional staff. All staff contribute to the facilitation, promotion, and growth of recreational programs for the department and university community, assisting with departmental special events and serving on university committees. This position directly reports to the Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma/equivalent and 3 years of directly related work experience
Industry fitness certification by an accredited organization, or the ability to obtain at least one certification within the first 3 months of employment.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
Ability to work as part of a professional team and to collaborate effectively with colleagues.
Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal and customer service skills, and relate to diverse user groups.
Knowledge of industry standards in regards to group exercise and fitness programs.
Ability to develop assessment tools, document participation, assess learning outcomes, and identify fitness trends.
Knowledge of Microsoft computer applications.
The ability to become skilled in website content management, database management, and recreation member management software.
REQUIRED BACKGROUND CHECK, PHYSICAL, AND DRUG SCREENING FOR INCUMBENTS WHO HAVE CONTACT OR EXPOSURE TO ANIMALS OR ANIMAL TISSUES:
Selected candidates must complete and pass a background check and an occupational health screening as a condition of employment. For identified jobs, a drug screening will also be required. The background investigation, required occupational health screening, and any required drug screening will be conducted after a conditional employment offer has been extended.
Master’s degree in Recreation, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science or related field.
About Tulane University Department of Campus Recreation
Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/ADA/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates are invited to apply for position vacancies as appropriate.Tulane University is one of the country’s leading private research institutions with a current enrollment of 13,359 students. The undergraduate experience is marked by close student-faculty interaction, a variety of campus programs, and a diverse student body representing all 50 states and more than 40 different countries. The university is located in the heart of New Orleans, LA and is the largest employer in the city.