Weight Room Coordinator

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Job # 036369 Department Code 40307-7500 Department Recreation Services Job Title Weight Room Coordinator Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S4 FLSA Status Non-exempt Hours

Primary Work Schedule

Wednesday – Sunday: 3 pm-11:30 pm

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Variable work schedule. Evenings and weekends required

Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description

The Weight Room Coordinator supervises the weight and fitness room operations for the Barnes Center at The Arch. The Coordinator assists with training, scheduling, and supervision of weight room 75-80 student staff. They will assist with evening and weekend supervision of facilities.


• Experience working in university recreation facilities or related facility

• Experience supervising student employees

• Certification as a strength & conditioning specialist or personal trainer through ACSM, ACE, NSCA, or NASM .

• 1st Aid/ CPR Instructor certifications required

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Excellent planning and organization skills

• Excellent team work skills

• Excellent conflict management skills

• Excellent decision making skills

Job Specific Qualifications Responsibilities

• Assist with hiring, training, supervising, developing and evaluating 75 student staff and supervisors working in the weight and fitness rooms.

• Manage student employee work schedules. Ensure appropriate staff coverage during all operating hours.

• Perform payroll functions for student employees accurately and on time.

• Assist with implementing established equipment inspections and preventative maintenance program for all strength & cardio equipment.

• Identify repair parts for equipment to be purchased. Perform basic equipment maintenance and repairs.

• Responsible for ensuring proper daily cleaning of equipment is completed.

• Provide weight room orientation sessions to teach patrons proper use of equipment.

• Provide weight room fitness challenges and other educational programs.

Physical Requirements Tools/Equipment Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community

Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Quick Link http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/83289 Job Posting Date 01/24/2020 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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