Associate Director, Fitness 7319BR Student Affairs Center for Recreational Sports
Detailed Job Description Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all. Oversee student employees
Supervise approximately 30 fitness center attendants
Supervise approximately 10 student personal trainers
Interview, hire, train, schedule, evaluate, mentor, and recognize student employees
Verify student employee hours in Kronos bi-weekly.
Conduct student employee meetings (group and one-on-one)
Implement and instruct in-service training, workshops, and certification opportunities for student staff and personal trainers
Maintain student certifications
Update student employee handbooks bi-annually
Manage the daily operations of the Wiedman Fitness Center and satellite fitness facilities
Coordinate equipment maintenance, repair, staffing, and cleaning schedule for a 16,000 square foot facility
Research vendor quality, service, and pricing options for ordering and purchasing of equipment
Develop and implement fitness equipment maintenance program (including daily cleaning, maintenance and repair) and annual/long-term equipment replacement plan
Establish, enforce and maintain fitness center policies, procedures and signage
Coordinate the annual maintenance of the Wiedman Fitness Center with University and external partners
Maintain and update necessary emergency procedures, safety practices and risk management processes in conjunction with center administration and Global Risk Management Services
Ensure that fitness facilities and equipment are accessible to all patrons
Maintain accurate capital inventory and equipment maintenance records
Coordinate and implement assessments of fitness facilities, program and services on an ongoing basis. Utilize assessments results and participant feedback to make strategic changes.
Develop, implement and oversee fitness-based services and programs
Oversee all aspects of fitness based services and programs/workshops including, but not limited to: personal training, fitness assessments, fitness center tours and fitness center basics
Develop and implement new programs and activities that serve students' needs, fosters student learning, encourages and promotes diversity, and builds campus community, interest and pride
Collaborate with University partners on intersectional fitness, health, recreation, wellness and/or student engagement related programming initiatives
Serve as the advisor of the Weight Lifting Club
Report engagement data for fitness-based programming annually and as needed.
Maintain appropriate professional certifications
Other functions as assigned, including but not limited to division committee and taskforce participation and professional development.
Minimum Qualifications Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Health Science, Recreation, or related field
Minimum of three years of professional experience in fitness and wellness in a recreation or fitness facility.
Experience conducting personal training with a diverse clientele.
Certification, Professional License or Credential:
Current CPR/AED and First Aid, current certification in personal training from a nationally recognized fitness organization or willingness to obtain (ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NASM, NCSF, NETA, NSCA, etc)
Strong knowledge in the area of personal training program development.
Have a firm understanding of current local and national fitness and well-being initiatives, programs and trends.
Effective interpersonal, written, and electronic communications skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural audiences.
Ability to establish, build and maintain effective working relationships based on respect, empathy and honesty with diverse groups and individuals.
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information, protects information appropriately.
Computer competence using software and enterprise systems appropriate for the complexities of the role and its functions.
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 118A
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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