The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Coordinator, Fitness. The Coordinator, Fitness is directly responsible for the administration and development of fitness programming and assisting with facility management within Fitness and Recreational Sports (FRS). This includes program planning, personnel management, staff development and evaluation. The position recruits, hires, trains, supervises and evaluates fitness program instructors and academic course instructors and student staff. The Coordinator assists the FRS professional staff with student worker trainings, facility supervision, and with the staffing of special fitness events. The position develops and implements program assessment tools for all Fitness Programs and group training programs. The position is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and cleanliness of group fitness equipment and facilities. The Coordinator reports to the Director of FRS and works closely with the other professional coordinators.
Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience or a Master’s degree and one year of related work experience. Related experience: to include providing customer service and operations management in a large Fitness Center; supervisory experience of fitness instructors and equipment; teaching group fitness classes.
Certification and Licensure
Certification in both Group Fitness and Personal Training through American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), or National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) or equivalent or ability to obtain one within six months
Certification in specialty areas of Group Fitness instruction or equivalent
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How to Apply
The University of Nevada, Reno – founded in 1874 as Nevada's first institution of higher education – is notable for its enrollment growth in recent years (approaching 22,000 students in Fall 2017); its investment of more than $750 million in advanced labs, residence halls and facilities since 2009; and its status as Nevada’s leading research institution, with expenditures in excess of $106 million in 2017. The University enjoys a Carnegie Classification™ of R2 as a comprehensive, doctoral university with high research activity, offering more than 460 undergraduate and graduate degree, certificate and minor programs. The University is ranked in the top tier of National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, and ranks in the top tier of the WSJ/Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
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