Fitness Coordinator
Blacksburg, VA

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Virginia Tech
895 Washington Street SW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

Industry
Recreation
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes
Pay
From $40,000 To $47,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time
Job Description
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 InclusiveVT—serving 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.
 
The Fitness Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director for Fitness and Well-Being. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Fitness and Well-Being, the Fitness Coordinator will be responsible for the overall planning and coordination of a comprehensive fitness program including group exercise, personal training, fitness assessment, small group training, strength and conditioning, instructional programs, special events, and student development with a primary focus in group exercise. Other job responsibilities include but are 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 group exercise programs; and supporting all areas of Recreational Sports.
Job Requirements
-Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field;
-Nationally accredited Group Fitness Instructor Certifications;
-First Aid & CPR/AED Certifications;
-Experience in fitness program management.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Master’s degree in Exercise Science, Recreation or Sports Management, Physical Education, or related field;
-American Council on Exercise Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Training Certification;
-Les Mills Certification (BODYPUMP, BODYATTACK, BODYSTEP, BODYFLOW, BODYCOMBAT, CXWORX, BODYJAM, GRIT);
-200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher,
-Experience of fitness program management in collegiate recreation
Employer
Virginia Tech
Krista Gwilliam
895 Washington Street SW
Blacksburg VA 24061
United States

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