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Fitness Student Coordinator

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Job Description: 

Perform a variety of duties to support the Fitness Department of Campus Recreation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the administration and operation of the Fitness program. This may include personal training, group fitness, specialty fitness, and wellness. Maintain a high level of motivation and customer service in the scope of Fitness program policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

-Attend staff meetings and trainings, including but not limited to:

                *All Staff Training (Fall and Spring Semester)

                *Mandatory Supervisor trainings offered throughout the year

                *Position specific meetings

-Model department values and expectations

-Knowledgeably explain Campus Recreation policies and procedures

-Assist with: planning, promoting and implementing fitness and wellness programs and workshops, fitness center operations and special events, recruitment, selection, training, scheduling, supervision, evaluation and retention of fitness program staff

-Actively serves as a Group Fitness Instructor or a Personal Trainer in the Fitness Department of Campus Recreation and instructs at least 1 group fitness class or trains 1 client per semester

-Sub group fitness classes and/or weight room shifts as needed

-Assist in enforcing that staff adhere to department values and expectations, provide coaching and feedback for improvements; Implement “feedback forms”

-Draft staff evaluations for review and assist with select performance reviews

-Special projects as assigned

Training and Certifications Required: 

The successful incumbent is required to have the following certifications and training:

-Valid CPR-PR/AED and First Aid Certification from an approved provider (American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or American Safety and Health Institute) are required within 30 days of hire; Employees are required to obtain these certifications at their own expense. Campus Recreation offers a discount on certification classes for eligible employees. Other certifications may be considered. Check with your supervisor prior to making arrangements to obtain these certifications.

-All Department of Campus Recreation employees are required to complete blood borne pathogen training within 45 days of hire and renew on an annual basis.

-Complete New Employee training which includes but not limited to Emergency Action Plan, Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy training, All-Employee Security (Computer) Awareness, and Online Driver Registration & Golf Cart (if authorized) 

Required Qualifications: 

- Certified and practicing as a personal trainer or group fitness instructor through ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA, AFAA or other certification deemed acceptable by Department of Campus Recreation Fitness administrators

-Excellent customer service skills

-Detail oriented and self-motivated

-Demonstrated relevant experience in fitness, preferably in personal training and/or group fitness instruction

-Previous fitness experience in a leadership role with an exemplary employment record

-Proficient knowledge in Campus Recreation policies and procedures

-Must possess outstanding leadership, supervisory, customer service and communication skills (verbal and written)

-Early morning, evening and weekend availability; flexible scheduling and break availability

-Must be enrolled at UA for a minimum of 6 credit hours (employment contingent on enrollment)