This is a 10-Month position (August 1 through May 31)
The Fitness Coordinator provides a wide variety of fitness and wellness opportunities for a diverse student body and employees, as a means of actively promoting healthy living and campus engagement. The Dr. John & Jean Marshall Wellness Center features state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, a group exercise studio, basketball and volleyball courts, and a 90-yard indoor field turf.



Bachelor’s degree required.

Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification from American Heart Association or American Red Cross (or obtained within 60 days of hire).

A minimum of two years of experience planning and facilitating campus fitness and wellness programming.

Experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disabled backgrounds of community college students.

Experience effectively managing staff and students and ability to de-escalate stressful situations
Ability to engage the campus community in fitness and recreation activities

NSCS, NSCS-CPT, NSCA-CSC, and SCCC preferred.

This position requires the ability to sit, stand, or walk for prolonged periods of time, ability to lift 50 pounds, including the ability to respond to emergency situations quickly and maneuver facilities including the use of stairwells.use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone and other basic office equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and use a phone. Strong reading, writing, calculating, social interaction skills, reasoning/analysis, ability work with minimal supervision, high degree of problem-solving and high degree of interpersonal skills.
Hiring process includes ability to pass a background check, a good driving record and a valid U.S driver’s license.

Work is routinely held in an office environment in the Marshall Wellness Center and in various locations on campus indoors and outdoors for activities and events.

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.


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Iowa Western is a learning community committed to excellence in meeting educational needs and improving the quality of life through programs, partnerships and community involvement. Iowa Western is a unique community college because we provide a more traditional college experience through Residence Life (1,300 students), athletics, and student involvement. The college offers about 84 programs and serves around 6,500 students at the main campus in Council Bluffs, the four centers, and area high schools.

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