Assistant Director Fitness - Group Fitness Program - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

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 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 the designing of 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 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 design and layout (to include bid process if needed) of all marketing material
- Assist with the creation of the yearly marketing plan
- 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
- Direct and functional supervision of 30-40 staff equivalent of 3 full-time employees

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree in a health or fitness-related field, or marketing, communications or 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

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.

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  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
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  • Student Activities
  • Health Services
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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