Group Exercise Coordinator

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 35221 University Title Student Services Specialist 1 University Job Family Student Services ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search National Working Title Group Exercise Coordinator Position Number 582020 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Recreational Sports Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

The Group Exercise Coordinator is responsible for the administration and management of the group exercise program and related special events. Duties encompass a wide variety of personnel management, budget development and monitoring, facility operations, risk management, policy and procedures development, program administration, and program assessment and evaluation. This position directly supervises and provides leadership to the group exercise staff. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Fitness & Wellness.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Bachelor’s degree; prefer degree in exercise science, kinesiology, recreation, physical education or related field.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU .
Two (2) years of experience in a position requiring similar responsibilities. Time spent working as a graduate assistant or paraprofessional may be counted toward this requirement.
Knowledge of current practices and standards in group exercise programming.
National Group Exercise/Fitness certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, or equivalent
Demonstrated experience in all aspects of personnel management and staff development; ability to motivate and supervise staff.
Demonstrated administrative skills in: budget development and fiscal/statistical management; planning, implementing and evaluating programs; risk management.
Ability to take initiative, problem solve and meet deadlines.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Master’s degree; prefer degree in exercise science, kinesiology, recreation, physical education or related field.
Experience working in a campus recreation setting.
CPR / AED /First Aid Certified.
Ability to function independently and as a member of a team in a constantly changing environment.

Required Licenses/ Certifications

National Group Exercise/Fitness certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, or equivalent.

Anticipated Hiring Range Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application Process/Additional Information

This position will serve as part of the onsite/oncall team, providing regular evening and weekend supervisory support.

Campus MCV and Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours/week Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday/8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Open Date 04/23/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

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