Asst Dir Fit/Grp Fit Prgms - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2419 - Unclassified - FT (Salaried)

Responsibilities are to assist the fitness team in the daily operation of all fitness program areas, which include group fitness, personal training, weight room, and any satellite areas; with an emphasis on the Group Fitness program and staff.  This person will help to ensure the health and well-being of Recreational Sports Center (RSC) patrons and be knowledgeable in all emergency procedures of the RSC.


  • Perform duties with limited supervision and is responsible for making significant independent decisions
  • Provide supervision of the Recreational Sports Center and equipment safety checks to ensure the health and well-being of patrons
  • Assist with the recruiting, hiring, training, supervising and evaluating of the Group Fitness staff (30-40)
  • Direct and/or compile daily/weekly reports/updates of employee files including; merit points, area usage reports, staff phone list, etc.
  • Conduct daily program area assessment, facility inspection, equipment inventories, and takes appropriate action
  • Supervise the coordination of special classes and special events 
  • Evaluate all group exercise classes and instructors in all formats
  • Instruct approximately 3-5 classes per week (2-5 hours weekly) and coordinates to fill any open fitness shifts
  • Responsible for creating the class schedules based on participant and instructor feedback
  • Design and implement all training protocol for current group exercise staff and individuals enrolled in the Instructor Training program
  • Assist the trainer of the 200 hour yoga training program through coordination efforts
  • Assist the Fitness team with administrative work including, but not limited to; program development, management and evaluation,
  • inventory, equipment and policy/procedure research and staff manuals
  • Assist with coordinating, conducting and hosting fitness instructional clinics and workshops (AFAA, Spinning, etc.)
  • Required to have knowledge and ability to teach proper use and techniques of over 200 pieces of fitness exercise equipment
  • Work cooperatively with other departments on all RSC collaborative events, programming, or other multi-activity reservations
  • Work collaboratively with other RSC departments for developing marketing materials
  • Assist with facility coverage and other departmental special events
  • Attend regional and national conferences/meetings
  • Required to work a specific schedule and wear appropriate attire; including nights and weekends
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health and fitness-related field, communications, or other related-field
  • Must have current fitness-related certification
  • Current CPR and first aid certification (must be completed within 30 days of hiring)
  • Experience teaching a variety of group fitness exercise classes
  • Ability to train instructors to teach a wide variety of group fitness classes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Kinesiology or related field
  • Experience working in a multi-use exercise facility
  • Nationally recognized certification in Personal Training, Group Exercise or other fitness related discipline
  • Experience teaching a variety of group fitness classes

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Recreational Sports Center
  • Asst Dir Fit/Grp Fit Prgms
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Student Activities
  • Facilities Management
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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