In the summer of 2021, the department will complete a $27 million dollar renovation and expansion of the Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation and Well-Being. This facility will feature all new state-of-the-art equipment for strength and cardiovascular training, expanded group exercise offerings, and mindfulness and meditation programming. The focus is on fostering holistic student health and a community of care. In addition, The Bill Starr Varsity Weight Room will also undergo a complete renovation in 2021 by adding an additional 3,800 square feet of team and individual student-athlete training space. This investment will include all new training equipment, a nutrition station, and the latest in performance technology.
The Department of Athletics and Recreation seeks an innovative and forward thinking Fitness Coordinator beginning in July 2021. The coordinator must lead within the framework of a best-in-class recreation program at Johns Hopkins University. Hopkins encourages inquiries from candidates who value professional and personal development and will actively contribute toward a culture of inclusiveness within both the department and University setting.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work closely with the Assistant Director of Fitness to oversee comprehensive student-oriented fitness offerings on the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University
Assist in operation of Group Exercise classes, Personal Training services, and informal fitness opportunities taking place within and associated with the newly expanded Ralph S. O'Connor Center for Recreation & Well-Being
Assist in managing the Center's fitness areas, including the cardio fitness room, weight room, heavy room, functional training area, informal stretch areas, Jungle Gym, F45 franchise, cycling studio, and three multi-purpose studios
Ensure safety, comfort, cleanliness, and accessibility for all Rec patrons
Manage the day-to-day operations via policies, programming, staffing, and training for gym personnel, personal training and group fitness
Aid in specification, purchasing, inventory, and management of preventative maintenance of all fitness equipment for recreational facilities
Facilitate and help oversee the group exercise classes including scheduling, messaging, programming, and events
Manage personal training services and special events
Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate group fitness instructors, class monitors, personal trainers, and other applicable student staff and independent contractors
Implement and instruct in-service training, workshops, and certification opportunities for personal trainers & group fitness instructors and personal trainers
Collaborate with the university community on intersectional health and/or student experience areas, including committees and programs such as the Wellness Work Group, Peer Educators (Peeps), Campus Health (CHEW) and various campus Health and Well-being collaborative programming such as First Year Orientation, Hop In, and FLI and advise relevant student groups such as the Powerlifting Club
Serve on university, divisional, and departmental committees as needed
Assist in establishing short and long-term goals for the Department of Athletics and Recreation
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with department colleagues, as well as other partners across campus
Proactively communicate and build relationships with patrons of the Center
Perform other related duties as necessary and appropriate for the position as assigned by the Director or Supervisor
Bachelor's degree required
Masters in exercise science or related field preferred.
Two years professional experience managing a collegiate recreational fitness program preferred.
Two year Graduate Assistantship in Fitness or related fields will be considered as 1 year professional experience.
PREFERRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Nationally accredited personal training certification
Nationally accredited certification in group fitness instruction.
*ONE of the above may be obtained within 90 days of hire
Current CPR/AED, First Aid certification
Knowledge or experience within the F45 franchise
Specialty fitness certifications including but not limited to:
Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, Boxing, Aerobics, TRX, Barre etc.
Additional licenses such as CSCS, massage, meditation, nutrition, etc. are also welcomed
Classified Title: Fitness Coordinator Working Title: Fitness Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB Starting Salary Range: $40,000 - $47,500; commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Irregular schedule, nights & weekends involved Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001426-Recreation Personnel area: Homewood Student Affairs
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