We are seeking a Fitness Coordinator at the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Work closely with the Assistant Director of Fitness to oversee comprehensive student-oriented fitness offerings on the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University.
Manage the Center's fitness areas, including the cardio fitness room, weight room, heavy room, functional training area, informal stretch areas, Jungle Gym, F45 franchise, cycling studio, and three multi-purpose studios through security, inventory, organization, and cleaning.
Supervise day-to-day operations of open fitness spaces via policies, staffing, and direction in order to ensure safety, comfort, cleanliness, inclusion and accessibility for all Rec patrons.
Direct the Facility Attendant and Monitor (FAM) student staff by hiring, on-boarding, and evaluating the team and facilitating semesterly trainings and leadership & development opportunities.
Take lead in research, specification, purchasing, inventory, layout and organization of all fitness equipment for recreational facilities.
Complete hiring documentation and weekly payroll for all fitness staff.
Assist in operation of Group Exercise classes, Personal Training services, and informal fitness opportunities taking place within and associated with the newly expanded Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation & Well-Being, taking lead in absence of Assistant Director.
Instruct a minimum of two fitness classes or small group training sessions per week.
Collaborate with the university community on intersectional health and/or student experience areas such as the Office of Well-Being, Peer Educators (Peeps), and various campus offices/groups on collaborative programming such as New Student Orientation, Hop In, and FLI and advise relevant student groups such as the Powerlifting Club
Serve on university, divisional, and departmental committees as needed.
Assist in establishing short and long-term goals for the Department of Athletics & Recreation.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with department colleagues, as well as other partners across campus.
Proactively communicate and build relationships with patrons of the Center.
Perform other related duties as necessary and appropriate for the position as assigned by the Director or Supervisor.
The Fitness Coordinator is directly supervised by the Assistant Director – Fitness.
This position has significant interactions with faculty and staff, students, alumni, and other outside constituencies.
General office, recreation facility, and campus environment.
Position involves sitting, although frequent movement is necessary.
Walking, standing, bending, twisting, and occasional lifting is required.
Computer usage involving repetitive and/wrist motion is required.
The position will be a full-time, fiscal year appointment, with frequent evening and weekend work required throughout the year with those dates determined by a supervisor.
Operates in recreation facility.
General open office and campus environment.
Position involves sitting, movement, and occasional lifting up to 50 pounds in coaching and training situations.
Early morning/evening/weekend work is required.
Bachelor's Degree required.
Masters in exercise science or related field preferred.
Two years professional experience managing a collegiate recreational fitness program preferred.
Licenses & Certifications
Nationally accredited personal training certification.
Nationally accredited certification in group fitness instruction.
*ONE of the above may be obtained within 90 days of hire.
Current CPR/AED, First Aid certification.
Knowledge or experience within the F45 franchise.
Specialty fitness certifications including but not limited to:
Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Boxing, Aerobics, TRX, Barre etc.
Additional licenses such as CSCS, massage, meditation, nutrition, etc. are also welcomed.
Classified Title: Fitness Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F; 8:30am - 5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Recreation Personnel area: University Student Services
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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