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Assistant Director, FitWell

University of California, Riverside

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Riverside, California
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University of California, Riverside
$56,800 - $78,000 / yearly

Job Description

Job Number 27887963
Full/Part Time Full Time
Schedule 8AM - 5PM (some night and weekend shifts)
Salary $56,800 - $78,000

Position Information
As a member of the Recreation Department Program Management Team the Assistant Director - FitWell has full responsibility for the functional operations related to fitness & wellness programming and the instructional cooking program (Cooking Well). The Assistant Director provides strong, active leadership to the department and campus in these areas. The incumbent is responsible for the development, implementation and direct management/supervision of a wide variety of fitness, wellness, massage, and instructional cooking programming to serve all populations that comprise the campus and community. Responsibilities include purchase and layout of fitness / wellness/ kitchen equipment, inventory and preventative maintenance. Assess and implements risk management policies necessary to ensure the safety of the participants using the equipment and participating in the programs. The incumbent will work and coordinate extensively with a variety of campus departments both internal and external to the Student Affairs division. Examples of partners include the Campus Health Center, Counseling Center, Human Resources, Environmental Health and Safety, Housing Services, Dining Services, and Physical Plant. The incumbent is responsible for providing high profile leadership to the department and campus on all matters relating to fitness, wellness, massage, and instructional cooking.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **

Education Requirements DegreeRequirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Masters degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sports Management or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning. Preferred

Certifications CertificationRequirement
Red Cross CPR. Required
Standard First Aid Training Certification. Required
Health/Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer certification from a nationally accredited organization(s).ACSM, AFAA, ACE, NASM, NSCA - certificate from a minimum of one of the listed organizations Required

Minimum of 6 years of related experience. Required
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Special Conditions
Special ConditionRequirement
Ability to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check. Required
Travel Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements
Thorough demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Thorough proficiency in the use of basic computer applications relevant to job duties.
Demonstrated strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization, internally and externally in non-routine situations.
Thorough ability to work effectively, across all organization levels, internally and externally.
Strong knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Strong knowledge of program activity and industry best practices.
Strong client service minded focus, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills.
Uses highly developed and creative problem solving skills to deliver and foster a strong service orientation, program management, and sound judgment and decision-making; uses strong critical thinking skills to develop original ideas, in a varied and challenging environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Informations
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

    • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

    • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

    • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

    • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

    • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

    • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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