Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Job Description and Requirements
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVTâserving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Fitness Programs, the Fitness Coordinator will be responsible for the overall planning and coordination of a comprehensive fitness program including group exercise, personal training, strength and conditioning, fitness assessment, small and large group training, instructional programs (dance, youth and adult
gymnastics), special events, and student development. Other job responsibilities include butare not limited to: supervising student staff; teaching for-credit courses (group exercise instruction, personal training instruction, activity courses); organizing programs, events and activities; promoting health and wellness for the campus community; developing new and improving existing fitness programs; and supporting all areas of Recreational Sports.
Bachelorâs degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field;
A minimum of one (1) certification in group exercise and/or personal training as recognized by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Accepted certifications
include: ACSM, ACE, NSCA, NASM, or other meeting the same criteria.
First Aid & CPR/AED Certifications;
Demonstrated management experience of a comprehensive fitness program (relative GA experience will be considered).
Preferred: Masterâs degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field;
American Council on Exercise Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor Certification;
Two or more specialty certifications (Les Mills, USAW, CSCS, RYT, ACE Specialty Certificate) ;
Demonstrated experience in the advancement of diversity and inclusive
Demonstrated experience in supervising, leading, and evaluating fitness program staff;
Knowledge and ability to effectively use technology systems that support fitness program management and sales.
Only applicants who submit resumes through jobs.vt.edu will be reviewed.
[posted Jul 19, 2017]
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