Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Coordinator, Fitness & Wellness oversees a staff of approximately 100+ part-time employees (students and non-students). These positions consist of program assistants, group fitness instructors and fitness attendants. This position works in conjunction with the Assistant Director, Fitness & Wellness to develop a schedule for 90+ group fitness classes per week . They hire, train and evaluate staff. The Fitness and Wellness Coordinator provides administrative assistance in payroll, budget tracking, equipment maintenance, and program participation. They assist the Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness in teaching the ACE prep class for new group fitness instructors and personal trainers. This position provides opportunities for group fitness instructors to obtain new fitness certification and continuing education.
Responsible for developing and maintaining successful group fitness programs. Hires, trains, and evaluates 50+ student group fitness instructors and 10+ non-student group fitness instructors. Assists with creating a group fitness schedule that has 90+ classes a week for the Associate Director, Programming and Student Employee Development to review before it is submitted to the Facilities staff. Assists with training staff through instruction of preparatory course and semester-meetings, and evaluates staff a minimum of once per year. Implements best practices in fitness and incorporates fitness trends in programming when appropriate.
Responsible for assisting in special programs and events, by creating programs, establishing a budget, and prioritizing tasks.
Completes all payroll independently and with attention to detail.
This position will be expected to perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with all NCAA, ACC and Institutional rules. General understanding of Campus Recreation Programming and Facility Operations. Must have strong interpersonal, written, computer, and diplomacy skills and must be able to handle multiple tasks at one time. Ability to thrive in a diverse student service environment.
Bachelor's degree. Degree preferred in Exercise Science, Recreation Management, or other health-related fields. One of the following certifications: ACE, ACSM or AFAA group fitness certification. Masters preferred and/or equivalent work experience Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid certifications, may be obtained within three months of employment. Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor certification preferred, may obtain within the first six months of employment.
Minimum 2-3 years teaching group fitness classes. Minimum of 1-2 years overseeing group fitness staff. Past experience working in recreational sports preferred.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.