Asst Dir, Fitness & Wellness

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Posting Information

Posting Information

Posting Number 2019311 Posting/Functional Title Asst Dir, Fitness & Wellness University Pay Plan Title Asst Dir, Fitness & Wellness Location San Marcos Department Campus Recreation Recruitment Type Open to All Job Type Full-Time Monthly Salary $4,333.00 - $4,541.00 Job Category Exempt Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

•Bachelor’s degree in Exercise & Sport Science, Recreation Administration, Health Promotion or related field – additional consideration will be given to candidates who possess a master’s degree in Exercise & Sport Science, Recreation Administration, Health Promotion or related field.
•Experience in supervision of personnel and participants
•Skill in administering and evaluating staff
•Experience in campus recreation programming and the fitness and wellness field
•Knowledgeable in managing group exercise instructors and personal trainers.
•Effective oral and written communication skills
•Knowledge of the fitness profession
•Ability to evaluate impact of revisions to fitness program
•Ability to track and monitor budget
•Skill in employee selection and training
•Skill in maintaining a safe environment
•Ability to write comprehensive policies and procedures for fitness program
•Skill in organizing, planning and implementing training for staff
•Establish criteria for creating new group ex/small group training programs, workshops, and special events, in keeping with student, faculty, staff and community interests and current trends in order to meet the needs of a diverse University community
•Develop, administer and conduct programs that educate, promote and facilitate wellness for the campus community. Increase awareness of life long wellness, including strategies and activities designed to assist them become and stay fit.
•Work with the Marketing Coordinator to coordinate marketing for all student staff development and fitness & wellness related programming
•Collaborate with other campus groups to enhance the educational and fitness opportunities for members of the University community
•Skill in using a PC to design flyers, schedules and brochures.

Preferred Qualifications

•Two or more years of graduate or professional supervisory experience and the ability to work with diverse groups.
•Current certifications: College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and American Council on Exercise (ACE).
•Current CPR and First Aid
•Master’s degree
•Experience working with Fusion software
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in personnel management.
•Experience in creating new programs in Fitness and Wellness
•Administration, Health Promotion or related field.
•Currently working at a college or university setting with two to three years working experience in the fitness and wellness field.
•Facilitate, and instruct Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer in house certification program (through ACE or other National Agency)

•Member of National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

Job Description

Responsible for managing recreational programming through overall daily operations such as personnel management, event and staff scheduling, equipment regulation, risk management issues, membership audits, facility maintenance and promotions.

Job Duties

•Schedule group exercise supervisor, group exercise instructors, personal and fitness trainers, massage therapist, nutritional counselors and wellness staff for daily shifts/classes/appointments through scheduling software
•Supervise all scheduling conflicts
•Conduct monthly meetings for all fitness and Wellness staff for each program area.
•Continue to bridge the gap between academic departments and Campus Recreation as internship site
•Oversee all group exercise classes
•Oversee all personal fitness assessments and counseling appointments.
•Hire, train, and evaluate all Fitness and Wellness personnel (35 staff)
•Manage student payroll
•Administer policies and procedures, and employee standards and expectations
•Supervise Fitness & Wellness Graduate Assistant
•Collect data and perform assessment of program area to be reported in the Annual Report and Impact Statement.

Additional Information to Applicants Job Open Date 03/08/2019 Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight) 03/25/2019 Open Until Filled No Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM Posting Notices Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. , YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES. Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Link Applicant Document Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation #1
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you currently hold or have the ability to obtain a drivers license within 90 days of employment?
    • Yes
    • No




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Posted: 3/9/2019
Application Due: 3/25/2019
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