This is a professional position responsible for administering comprehensive fitness, group fitness, personal training, and wellness programming functions within the Campus Recreation Department. Supervises assigned staff, including student and graduate assistants. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Director of Campus Recreation.
1. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff, including student and graduate assistants. 2. Coordinates comprehensive campus recreation fitness and wellness programming functions, including coordinating revenue and non-revenue based private programming. 3. Plans, develops, promotes, implements, and evaluates events and programs related to the area of responsibility, including group fitness classes, personal training and fitness assessments, mind/body classes, massage therapy, and blood drives. 4. Develops, implements, and monitors the effectiveness of fitness and wellness initiatives. 5. Monitors fitness program and wellness program annual budgets and payroll functions. 6. Maintains fitness and wellness areas and program equipment. 7. Educates university faculty and staff, students, and the general public about the area of responsibility and related programs provided by the Campus Recreation Department. 8. Researches and applies new knowledge and techniques to current policies, procedures, and operations. 9. Promotes program and operational retention and effectiveness through on-going assessment, intervention, evaluation, and participant feedback. 10. Serves as liaison to university faculty and staff, student organizations, external organizations and/or vendors, and the general public.
COORDINATOR: Bachelor’s degree in recreation management, sports management, health, exercise science, kinesiology, or a related field is required.
COORDINATOR: One year of related experience is required. Experience in fitness and wellness programming in a collegiate setting is required. Personal Trainer and/or Group Fitness certification is required. CPR, First Aid, AED, and BBP certifications are required within three months of employment.
ASSISTANTDIRECTOR: Master’s degree in recreation management, sports management, kinesiology, or a related field is required.
ASSISTANTDIRECTOR: Three years of related experience is required. Experience administering and/or managing a programming function related to the area of responsibility is required. Additional certifications may be required depending on the area of responsibility.
Additional Salary Information: Must apply through the SFA HR website.
Internal Number: E99822
About Stephen F. Austin State University
Stephen F. Austin State University offers nearly 50 graduate degrees, including two doctoral programs, and enrolls approximately 13,000 students. SFA’s beautiful campus is located in the quaint town of Nacogdoches, Texas which has approximately 32,000 residents. Located two hours north of Houston in the Pineywoods of East Texas, Nacogdoches has a low cost of living and a moderate climate with year-round recreational opportunities.