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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, FITNESS AND WELLNESS

University Enterprises, Inc.
SACRAMENTO, CA Full-time
Posted on August 7, 2019
Job Title Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness
Worksite City Sacramento, California
Advertised Salary Range $4,353 - $6,529
Temporary No
Length of Appointment N/A
Hours per week Regular (full-time) Employee – 40 hours per week (Benefited)
FLSA Exempt
Broad Scope and Function

The Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness is responsible for the management of an overall comprehensive fitness and wellness program for all members of The WELL. This person will develop and supervise personal training, non-credit classes, to include exercise classes, wellness educational workshops, and all associated staff. The Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness will also oversee all fitness areas, equipment, safety, staff training, equipment and facility inspections, and work with the maintenance department to ensure fitness equipment is maintained properly. This person will also be responsible for evaluations and assessments of all programs in the fitness area.

Reporting Relationship

This position reports to, and receives general direction from, the Director of The WELL. The Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness will supervise the full-time Exercise Physiologist, Coordinator of Group Fitness, and part-time fitness staff, including interns, graduate assistants, student assistants, and volunteers.

Conditions of Employment

This is a full-time, exempt from overtime, benefited position, covered under the California Public Employees’ Retirement System. Continued employment in this position is dependent upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises, Inc. (UEI) and the employee, and either University Enterprises or the employee can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause.

Work Schedule  
Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree required in Physical Education, Kinesiology/Exercise Science, Recreation, Sports Management, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, or a closely related field.

2. Must possess a primary fitness certification in one or more of the following nationally recognized health/fitness organizations: the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise, or another professional recognized association.

3. Must acquire CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor certification within three (3) months of employment. Certification must be kept current.

4. Demonstrated progressively responsible experience in fitness programming and wellness training in a collegiate/community and/or recreation or health club setting with experience in conducting personal training and group fitness programs.

5. Demonstrated progressively responsible experience in the use, instruction, and management of fitness equipment.

6. Demonstrated supervisory or management experience. Demonstrated experience in selecting, training, coordinating, evaluating, and supervising a diverse work force.

7. Knowledge of personnel management, budgeting, and facilities management.

8. Ability to direct management goals, to facilitate change and to create and implement innovative programs.

9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

10. Ability to compile, prepare, and write and review reports.

11. Experience working in a multicultural environment.

12. Demonstrated ability to work in a high-pressure environment and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of staff and the surrounding community.

13. Must be fingerprinted and pass a background check. Must continue to meet the established standards.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology/Exercise Science, or related field.

2. Demonstrated experience in large student recreation centers, student activities programs, and residence life or student development.

3. Experience in a large, non-profit corporation.

4. Involvement in related professional societies and organizations.

Physical Requirements

Sit for extended periods of time; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computers; telephones; calculators; copy machines; fax machines; scanners, and printers. Lift up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an office and fitness center environment; continuous contact with staff, frequent contact with the campus community and the public.

Project Description  
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01. Ensures the development, coordination, organization, and implementation of a balanced and varied fitness training program and educational wellness program for all customers.

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02. Ensures all activities are conducted in accordance with established and approved rules and regulations that address participant’s safety as a high priority, as well as established service standards.

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03. Develops and implements policies and procedures that will ensure effective day-to-day operations of all fitness related areas.

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04. Collaborates with the maintenance department to ensure all fitness equipment is maintained according to manufacturer guidelines.

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05. Oversees all fitness equipment safety, purchasing, replacement schedule, and customer use for The WELL.

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06. Recommends future modifications to programs using member feedback; makes improvements and recommends innovative opportunities and changes that enhance the programs, equipment, and the facility.

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07. Collaborates with other campus departments and divisions in conducting educational counseling and seminars on health and fitness, fitness clinics, and wellness workshops.

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08. Implements a comprehensive calendar of fitness programs, including the preparation of each event; to include facility scheduling, equipment requirements, personnel needs, marketing, and assessment.

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09. Oversees the ongoing evaluation of all fitness programs, including completing participant evaluations and/or assessments, focus groups, informal discussion, and written program surveys.

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10. Works with WELL reservations staff to create a master facility calendar for all fitness programs and events.

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11. Analyzes and establishes proper staffing levels to meet program needs.

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12. Provides direction to others regarding the management of day-to-day operations; to include hiring, training, and supervision of student assistants, student managers, building supervisors, and overall staff operations.

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13. Ensures that employees are provided safety training and attend safety meetings, and that staff conduct daily safety inspections of equipment for compliance with standard industry regulations.

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14. Creates and leads a dynamic and motivated staff and volunteer team using high quality processes including hiring, training, development, and evaluation of staff and volunteers.

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15. Establishes strong working relationships with other campus departments.

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16. Supports and maintains a sound working relationship with all partners in The WELL, in order to create a dynamic and fully collaborative health and wellness program.

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17. Responsible for the integration of fitness and wellness programming with Student Health and Counseling Services including but not limited to the “Exercise is Medicine” program.

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18. Leads a cross-disciplinary team of health educators and WELL staff that develop collaborative wellness initiatives and integrated programming.

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19. Responsible for risk management associated with all areas of direct supervision. Consults as needed with the Director and proposes appropriate policy changes to provide a safe environment for all. Coordinates all activities with the primary risk manager for The WELL.

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20. Assists with the management of a strategic planning process that is receptive and responsive to student, faculty and staff input regarding programs and services in The WELL.

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21. Responsible for the management and development of financial transactions pertaining to fitness programs, wellness events, and fitness equipment.

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22. Creates and manages an annual budget for all activities and programs.

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23. Works with design and marketing personnel to promote programs and services within related areas of management.

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24. Creates student learning objectives and an assessment program that will demonstrate the attainment of skills, knowledge, and overall personal growth as a result of participation as a student employee, or as a volunteer.

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25. Performs other duties of a similar nature as requested by the Director and, when designated, can act in the absence of the Director.

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26. Coordinates First Aid/CPR training as needed for all WELL employees.

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27. Coordinates staff development to advance employee certification levels in fitness related areas.

Posting Detail Information

 

Posting Number B006F19
Number of Vacancies 1
Position End Date (if temporary)  
Open Date 07/31/2019
Close Date 08/23/2019
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

If you do not include both a cover letter and resume with your application, your application materials will not be considered. Please include your employment history in the “Employment Experience” section of your application in addition to submitting your resume and cover letter. Please do not leave sections blank or refer to resume in lieu of listing prior job duties or in answering the supplemental application questions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • UEIJobs Website
    • Interest Card Emails
    • Twitter
    • Indeed
    • Career Fair
    • Campus Career Center
    • LinkedIn
    • Personal Referral
    • Sacramento Bee
    • Careerbuilder
    • Internal Job Posting
    • The WELL hiring expo
    • Other
  2. If other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology/Exercise Science, Recreation, Sports Management, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, or a closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a primary fitness certification in one or more of the following nationally recognized health/fitness organizations: the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise, or another professional recognized association?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have progressively responsible experience in fitness programming and wellness training in a collegiate/community and/or recreation or health club setting with experience in conducting personal training and group fitness programs?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please describe your experience in fitness programming and wellness training that clearly demonstrates how you meet this experience requirement.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please describe your experience in the use, instruction, and management of fitness equipment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Please describe your supervisory or management experience, including selecting, training, coordinating, evaluating, and supervising a diverse work force.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Do you have a Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology/Exercise Science, or related field? (This is preferred but not required for this position.)
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have experience in large student recreation centers, student activities programs, and residence life or student development? (This is preferred but not required for this position.)
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have experience in a large, non-profit corporation? (This is preferred but not required for this position.)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume