Job no: 235335-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: REC SP/FITNESS
Location: Madison
Categories: Other

Position Summary:

The Coordinator of Fitness is a full-time employee who works in conjunction with one additional Coordinator of Fitness under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Fitness. This person coordinates aspects of the fitness program, which may include group fitness, personal training, group training, team performance training, strength & conditioning, fitness assessment, fitness outreach, and wellbeing initiatives throughout the university community in conjunction with the wellbeing department. This person works with the fitness team to set program goals and to research trends which support the mission, vision, & values of the division. The Coordinator of Fitness has a role in the management and oversight of the fitness budget. Additionally, the Coordinator of Fitness is responsible for supervising a student staff of approximately 70 employees.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited university is required. Master's degree preferred. A focus on fitness, wellness, exercise science, recreation, higher education, or related field is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

> A minimum of two (2) years professional experience in the fitness field, including strength & conditioning, personal training, and/or group fitness experience is preferred. Graduate assistantships may be considered professional experience.

> Experience with fitness program planning and implementation and the ability to demonstrate safe, effective exercise techniques is preferred. Experience in supervision of part time and/or student staff is preferred. Demonstrated leadership in customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills are required.

Additional Information:

Rec Well is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $47,500 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and a resume. You will also be asked to provide three professional references.


Whitney McMonigle
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: May 27 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 20 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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