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15 Oct 2016

Full-Time Asst. Director of Campus Fitness and Recreation for Fitness and Group Exercise

Merrimack College – Posted by SACJobs North Andover, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Position Overview: Supporting the mission for Merrimack College, the Assistant Director will have oversight of the design and implementation of the fitness center, and all programs and opportunities it encompasses. This position encompasses a wide variety of administrative and supervisory duties in the area of personnel, risk management, policy and procedures development and enforcement, program management, statistical data collection and reporting, and student and professional development as each relates to fitness programs. The successful candidate will promote and cultivate an environment that values collaboration, evidence-based decision making, and student development and learning.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate all aspects of the fitness center and group exercise program; organize staffing requirements, scheduling, safety personnel, evaluation, develop a system for handling participant complaints and difficulties.

Oversee the operational and program components of the fitness center, including recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of the fitness center supervisor, and desk attendants.

Oversee the operational and program components of the group exercise program, including recruitment, training,
supervision, and evaluation of the group exercise instructors.

Oversee the operational and program components of the personal training program, including recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of the personal trainers.

Oversee the graduate fellow for fitness and group exercise

Collaborate with key campus departments and student organizations including Residence Life, Athletics, and Sports Medicine to support and promote programming.

Evaluate new programming methods and materials by researching industry and peer institutions; conduct participant surveys and analyze data; develop and present new program ideas for all areas of recreation; implement as appropriate.

Assess the risk management of the space and provide recommendations to continue to improve on the safety of all patrons and staff.

Serve as liaison to designated organizations.

Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications: Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Recreation Management, Student Affairs or related field and minimum three (3) years of directly related fitness experience
within a collegiate recreation program.

To Apply: Please apply online with cover letter and resume.

Contact Email Address: hrjobs@merrimack.edu

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

REQUIREMENTS
Education: Master’s Degree Preferred
Work Experience: 2-4 Years

How to Apply

CONTACT / ADDITIONAL INFO hrjobs@merrimack.edu

Job Categories: Campus Activities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Campus Fitness, Director, and Group Exercise. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.

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