Requisition Number: S01457P: Position Category: Staff Campus Location: Weber State University - Ogden, UT Hours Per Week: 40 Months Per Year: 12 Alternate Work Schedule: Pay Grade: E32 Salary: Hourly Pay Rate: FLSA: Exempt
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Coordinator of Fitness provides overall leadership and direction for a comprehensive university fitness program on the Weber State University Ogden and Davis campuses. Programs include: drop-in strength and cardio conditioning, drop-in group exercise (25-50 classes per week), personal fitness training, fee-based instructional classes, special fitness events such as activity incentive programs, fitness challenges, etc., at the Ogden and Davis campuses.
Additionally, the Coordinator partners with the WSU Student Wellness Office and the academic Health, Physicals Education, and Recreation (HPER) department to develop, implement, and promote student wellness. This position oversees 3-4 hourly student managers/leaders/interns, 15-20 group exercise instructors, and 15-25 functional fitness consultants, and 3-10 functional fitness personal trainers.
Other expectations of the Fitness Coordinator position include the following:
Monitor budgets and spending for the unit; actively seek to create new revenue streams and expand existing revenue streams.
Assist with assessment efforts of the Student Access and Success (SAS) division and within the unit including basic tracking of activities, program evaluation, and measurement of learning outcomes.
Collaborate with SAS colleagues, academic colleagues, and other WSU campuses and centers to develop mutual relationships that directly benefit students.
Represent the Campus Recreation department and serve on various Student Access and Success and University committees.
Support efforts to increase and embrace diversity.
This position reports to the Associate Director of Campus Recreation.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in exercise science, kinesiology, human performance management, recreation, health, or related field.
Two years professional experience that includes experience in the following areas:
Fitness and wellness programming
Hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating and supervising fitness staff such as strength and cardio attendants, group exercise instructors, and personal fitness trainers (must be able to train instructors in multiple class formats; must be able to train strength and cardio attendants in proper strength and cardio equipment usage)
Teaching multiple exercise formats
A Master’s degree may be substituted for 1 year of professional experience. A two year graduate assistantship or internship may qualify as 1 year of professional experience Certifications: CPR/AED, First Aid or equivalent.
Current certification from a nationally recognized fitness organization (ACSM, ACE, NSCA, etc.).
Masters degree in exercise science, kinesiology, human performance management, recreation, health, or related field.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated problem-solving and conflict management skills.
Experience in university fitness and wellness programming.
Current American Red Cross First Aid, CPR/AED instructor certification.
Demonstrated commitment to student development in management practices and leadership. Experience coordinating and implementing special events.
Experience in marketing, promotions and communications.
Ability to collaborate well with internal and external constituents.
Background Check? Yes
Benefits Summary: WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Job Open Date: 05/12/2023 Review Date: 05/26/2023 Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Notes to Applicant: If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The annual salary for this position starts at $46,000 and may go up from there depending on candidate qualifications. The position comes with a generous benefits package.
To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
For qualification determination, your application and/or resume must address the required and preferred qualifications and must contain average number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be considered incomplete.
Screening of applications will begin May 26, 2023. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment. Physical Activity of this position: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance., Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Physical Requirements of this position: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading., Required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. , Required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services,) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection).
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: The worker is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. , The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.