We are hosting an info session for our open Coordinator for Fitness position on Monday, March 22nd from 2:30-3:30 p.m. CDT. We would love to talk to those interested in our position to talk about all the great things happening at UAB and with CENTERS, LLC.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
CENTERS at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is looking to fill our Coordinator of Fitness position. UAB is an exciting place to be right now as the university continues to contribute to the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and address the wellbeing of the UAB and surrounding community. UAB recently became the first US based institution to sign on to the Okanagan Charter and has developed a mental health app (B Well) to assist students and employees. Additionally UAB was just announced as the No 1. Best Large Employer in 2021 by Forbes.
The Coordinator of Fitness position will start on August 2nd and is responsible for the oversight and management of fitness and wellbeing areas as they relate to staff management and program planning. This position will manage personal training, group fitness classes, F45 Training, and other fitness and wellbeing programming.
Directly manage a comprehensive fitness and wellbeing program to include: personal training, UFit group fitness classes, F45 Training, and other fitness and wellbeing programming
Recruit, hire, train, schedule and actively mentor student and part-time staff in areas of responsibility
Provide managerial and leadership experiences in program operations and create and promote professional development opportunities
Develop and implement continuing education and training for fitness and wellness staff
Assist in the coordination of purchasing, inventorying, and maintenance of fitness equipment as needed
Serve as group fitness instructor of personal trainer as needed
Oversee and develop a comprehensive fitness and wellness program in line with the mission of the university and department
Responsible for the operating, preparation, forecasting and monitoring of income and expense budgets as it relates to the fitness and wellness area
Develop and revise administrative policies and procedures within the areas of responsibility
Assess effectiveness and satisfaction of programs, services and facilities
Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and annual reports, financial and participation reports, and equipment inventory reports as needed
Create, encourage, and support professional development opportunities for staff, including professional association involvement, training programs, and individual mentoring
Build strong partnerships on campus and with vendors
Provide direction and oversight in accordance with the mission and goals of the department, division, and university
Complete comprehensive analytical and statistical reports regarding fitness and wellness patron participation
Oversee the Graduate Assistance of Fitness
Site Specific Responsibilities:
Schedule and/or instruct fitness and personal training certification workshops through national organizations
Work with the Coordinator of Facility Operations on scheduling programs within the facility
Work with the facilities team to stay updated on operational aspects of the fitness studios and fitness center spaces
Responsible for the management and inventory of all fitness and personal training equipment and supplies
Work with Assistant Director of Marketing and Membership on program area marketing needs and requests
Bachelor’s degree required
At least two years of experience within campus recreation programming preferred
Demonstrated experience within fitness and personal training areas
Strong communication and presentation skills
Leadership and supervisors abilities
Ability to work as part of, and lead a team that collaborates effectively with colleagues
Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm
Analytical skills to: identify problems, assess alternatives and render consistent, logical decisions
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle choices
Previous experience in personal training or teaching group fitness classes preferred.
Some knowledge of HR theories and best practices in in recruitment and staff development
Basic accounting knowledge; capacity of understanding budgets
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Adaptability, analytical and critical thinking, initiative and motivation, planning and project management, decision making and judgment, business acumen, customer service, teamwork, diversity awareness, interpersonal relationships, communication, integrity, leadership, long-term focus, organizational learning & change management
Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.
CENTERS is an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 2021-2497
About CENTERS at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, Centers remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. Centers is currently operating campus recreation centers at ten universities/colleges within the United States.