Campus Recreation’s mission is to inspire and connect the USC community to be active and strong—physically, mentally, emotionally and academically. We are looking for an energetic, action oriented team member whose personal values align with our organizational values, and whose passions, strengths and skills align with this position. USC is nationally recognized for its first-year experience and the campus-wide commitment to “Beyond the Classroom Matters” engagements. Campus Recreation has a number of big initiatives on the table to expand our contributions to those experiences and impact as many students as possible.
The fitness coordinator manages student employees and develops fitness operations and programs. This position will develop University of South Carolina students to provide opportunities for students to engage in meaningful beyond the classroom experiences.
Manage the development, coordination, and administration of fitness programs while assisting onsite management at campus recreation facilities.
Hire, train, schedule and supervise approximately 100 fitness student employees. Design & facilitate training sessions, provide leadership training and development, and maintain records of employee training and certification.
Assist in risk management standards for all fitness programs and services.
Assist in fiscal oversight of a budget over $200,000.
Develop, market, and implement strategic plans, priorities, and goals that increase quality of fitness exercise programs.
Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2 or more years of experience, which may be substituted by equivalent combination of certification, training, education, and/or experience. Master’s degree in an appropriate field and relevant work experience is preferred. Priority will go to candidates with a current applicable fitness certification(s) (Group Exercise Instructor, Personal Training or Strength and Conditioning) from a recognized/accredited national organizations (ACE, AFAA, NASM, ACSM).
Must possess or acquire, within 90 days of hire date, a current American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
This position requires a variable work schedule. Evening & weekend hours will be required. In addition, this position has been designated as essential personnel during inclement/hazardous weather and other emergencies. This position will also support the University’s mission and goals through participating in recruitment and retention activities, as appropriate, for prospective and current students.
About University of South Carolina Campus Recreation
From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service — helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond. Find out more at https://sc.edu/
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.
Campus Recreation's mission is to inspire & connect an active & strong USC community and we are excited to have you join our team. With 2 primary facilities and multiple outdoor spaces, our professional and student staff o...f almost 400 is always looking for new ideas to provide superior experiences through our facilities, programs & services. Find out more at sc.edu/campusrec