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Coordinator of Fitness Services

Apply now Job no: 500176
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Recreation Program Supervisor
Business Title: Coordinator of Fitness Services
Employment Class: Non-instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $42,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: 12 Month, Annual, Fixed-Term Renewable
Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Programs the Coordinator of Fitness Services provides leadership for a dynamic and comprehensive fitness program which includes: group fitness, personal training, fitness/wellness programming, fitness assessments/screenings, weight room orientations, and special events.  The coordinator actively creates learning environments that empower student employees to create safe, inclusive and accessible recreational opportunities. The primary purpose of this position is to directly interact with students and enhance their academic learning experience outside of the classroom setting. The position coordinates fitness programs/services, fitness staff scheduling, staff learning outcomes and assessment and evaluation of the fitness program. Evening, weekend and holiday work is required. 
Responsibilities

Group Exercise: Develop, implement, and oversee policies and procedures for group exercise (35%)

  • Recruit, hire, train, schedule, approve payroll, and supervise all student staff/LTEs within fitness programs  
  • Develop, implement, evaluate, and assess all aspects of the group exercise program 
  • Communicate fitness policies and procedures; make recommendations for improvements as needed 
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the group exercise program to provide new programs and activities to meet student needs 
  • Maintain certification records and prepare student use reports 
     

Personal Training: Develop, implement, and oversee policies and procedures for personal training program (35%)

  • Recruit, hire, train schedule, payroll, and supervise all student personal trainers 
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate all aspects of personal fitness training   
  • Keep abreast of new developments in personal training to provide new programs and activities to meet student needs 
  • Maintain certification records and prepare student use reports
      

Special Events: Work with Assistant Director of Programs to develop, implement, and oversee policies and procedures for special event programs (15%)

  • Develop, implement, evaluate and assess all aspects of the departmental special event program 
  • Keep abreast of new developments in recreational sports special events to provide new programs and activities to meet student needs
     

Departmental Support Additional Areas (15%) 

  • Based on experience and interests, support departmental mission through one/more of the following areas: social media; Graphic Design; Massage Therapy Program; Risk Management; Student Leadership, Development and Recognition; Assessment 
  • Other duties/tasks as assigned based on departmental need and professional development. 
     
     
Qualifications  
Required:

A Bachelor’s degree in Fitness Management, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related field

One year of professional experience in the organization and administration of fitness programming and group fitness instruction (two years of Graduate Assistant experience will qualify) 

Excellent interpersonal skills, and commitment to customer service

Ability to engage and inspire student leadership through effective mentoring and training 

Ability to work within unit, campus, system, state, and federal policy 

Demonstrated commitment to the ideals of Inclusive Excellence and those students who are traditionally underrepresented 

Preferred:

A Master’s degree in Fitness Management, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related field

Experience with management, development and supervision of fitness programs in higher education recreation 

Nationally recognized certification in Group Fitness and/or Personal Training 

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. 

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Tuesday, July 5th are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or afaction@uwosh.edu.