The fitness and wellness coordinator will be responsible for the oversight of fitness and wellness programs and events focusing on the needs of a diverse campus community through group exercise classes, personal training programs, wellness presentations and events, and fitness challenges. This position will monitor industry trends to collaborate with various campus units to ensure the successful evolution of healthy and active programs. The coordinator will directly supervise 10-20 individuals including group fitness instructors, personal trainers, and student employees. Supervision of all aspects of our strength room including student employees, equipment, programming, and risk management.
As the student wellness team coordinator you will supervise the executive board and student employees, while providing adequate training opportunities, and manage the budget. You will also assist the executive board with planning and implementing awareness and prevention programs with assessment of programs to determine needs, usage and impact.
Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Sports Management, Higher Education or Exercise and Nutritional Sciences. If applicant is not enrolled and active in a Master’s program in a related field, the applicant will enroll in and will be active in a related Master’s Degree program within 12 months of hiring date.
Specialized certification in personal training, group exercise, wellness or related area needed. Demonstrated supervisory or management experience regarding a college-aged demographic.
About Nicholls State University
Nicholls State University, located in Thibodaux, La., is a comprehensive regional university serving a diverse population of traditional and nontraditional students. Located in “Cajun Country,” Nicholls lies in the heart of the Mississippi River delta, allowing for easy access to the river, its tributaries, Louisiana’s wetlands and the Gulf of Mexico. The 287-acre Thibodaux campus is approximately 50 miles west of New Orleans and 60 miles southeast of Baton Rouge.