Work as part of the Living Well unit within the Department of Campus Recreation and Unions under the Assistant Director for Living Well. Develop, implement and manage programs including but not limited to Group Exercise, Instructional Classes (Dance, Martial Arts & Mind-Body), Small Group Training, Senior/Aqua Fitness, ACE preparatory classes, other programs for students, staff and faculty, and the day-to-day operation of the Living Well Center. Wellness and health education programs include health promotion, disease and injury prevention, nutrition, stress management, eating disorders, body image and self-esteem, and other wellness topics.
Campus Recreation is a department within the Division of Student Affairs that provides fitness, wellness and recreation programs to the campus community through the operation and administration of the following: The Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), Pavilion, Living Well Program, Rec Sports, Sports Clubs, Equestrian Center, Craft Center, Aquatics Program, Youth Programs, and the Cal Aggie Marching Band. Campus Recreation's mission is to benefit the campus community by promoting wellness, encouraging student and staff development, fostering diversity and developing supportive partnerships.
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT Oversee operation of assigned Living Well programs that promote a campus environment conducive to positive fitness and wellness behaviors, including innovative programming for the campus student population on issues related to fitness, nutrition, body image, stress reduction, eating disorders and weight training techniques. Develop, implement and manage Group Exercise, Instructional Classes (Dance, Martial Arts & Mind-Body), Small Group Training, Senior/Aqua Fitness. Plan, develop, schedule, and implement fitness and wellness programming for students, staff, and faculty. Make decisions that consistently provide professional fitness services in accordance with national and collegiate fitness and wellness standards. Oversee record keeping and assessment, including but not limited to participant evaluations. Respond to the expressed needs and interests of the participant base. Make recommendations to the Assistant Director about programs when necessary to meet those needs, participate in the development and implementation of annual and long-range goals focusing on integrated wellness for students. Work collaboratively with Student Health and Counseling Services staff to understand and meet campuses goals in health education and wellness initiatives.
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate various levels of student staff, student managers and contract personnel. Plan regular staff meetings and training sessions for each assigned area including risk management training for all staff. Develop and maintain updated, well-organized operational training, manuals and materials. Participate in the implementation of the American Council on Exercise test prep courses.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Generate revenue according to budget projections and ensure expenditures are on target for supplies and services essential to the overall development of Living Well programs. Manage student payroll in accordance with all University policies and procedures.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/ or equivalent experience/ training.
Experience developing, implementing and assessing fitness and wellness programs in a university setting including knowledge of group exercise, training principles, course certifications, risk management, equipment purchasing used in classes and experience recruiting, hiring, training, supervising and evaluating instructors to teach courses and/or work for the department.
Current certification from; American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), American Council on Exercise (ACE) or Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) certification(s), or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
Knowledge of issues and trends associated with fitness and wellness, including but not limited to positive fitness and wellness behaviors, nutrition, body image, stress reduction, eating disorders, weight training techniques, and dance, martial arts and mind body instructional classes.
Customer service, communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patrons, colleagues, professionals, and administrators as well as experience in providing oral presentations to large groups to facilitate group discussion and educational programs.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with culturally diverse students, staff, faculty, and others in the university community.
Skills to use computer hardware and software to write reports, prepare promotional materials, manage reservations systems, update website, maintain reports and spreadsheets.
Master's degree in related area and/ or equivalent experience/ training.
Understanding of budget principles and revenue development.
Organizational skills to manage multiple programs, materials, information, and people to maximize resources and achieve optimal efficiencies.
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Additional Salary Information: Budgeted starting salary not to exceed $62,000. Apply by June 18th, 2021
Internal Number: Job ID 18795
Internal Number: 18795
About University of California Davis
Campus Recreation is a department within the Division of Student Affairs that provides fitness, wellness and recreation programs to the campus community through the operation and administration of the following: The Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), Live Well, Recreation Sports, Sports Clubs, Equestrian Center, Outdoor Adventures, Craft Center, Aquatics Program, Youth Programs and the UC Davis Marching Band.