Longwood University invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Fitness Program Manager in Campus Recreation. This person will develop, implement, and evaluate fitness and wellness programs at Longwood University.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Coordinate the group exercise program
Coordinate fitness education programs such as personal training, non-credit instruction, health education workshops and fitness assessments
Provide leadership and training for group fitness classes, personal training, and fitness equipment usage
Provide leadership to 10 - 15 student employees in the fitness and wellness area
Coordinate and collaborate with the University Health Center and the Counseling Center on the development of wellness programs and the department of Health, Athletic Training, Recreation and Kinesiology on the development of learning laboratory opportunities for exercise science students
Involvement with Student Affairs initiatives and university wide opportunities related to recreation, fitness and wellness
Other duties assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Health, Exercise Science, Recreation or related field preferred
One year of experience in a campus recreation setting preferred
Certification from a reputable national organization (ACSM, NSCA, AFAA, etc) in group fitness and/or personal training preferred
Certified Health Education Specialist preferred
Ability to demonstrate strength training lifts and cardiovascular activities
Ability to occasionally move (50 lbs.) heavy equipment
Ability to stand for long periods of time
NIRSA involvement preferred
This is a part-time, non-exempt, funded wage position limited to an average of 29 hours per week and 1500 hours maximum per work year. The hiring range is $15.00 - $18.00 per hour. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits do not accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or email@example.com.
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Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will be posted a minimum of five business days, position posted 5/18/21. To apply for this position, qualified applicants must complete the online application with the option to attach a resume, cover letter, and/or other documents.
Link to apply: https://longwood.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=131204
Internal Number: PW015
About Longwood University
A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia.
Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville Longwood currently has approximately 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and 37,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.