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Coordinator of Recreational Sports #S04300P – University of Texas at Dallas

The Department of University Recreation (UREC) at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks a self-motivated and enthusiastic, professional to join our dynamic team of recreational leaders. The coordinator will develop, organize, and direct all aspects of a comprehensive Fitness program with an emphasis on a safe, well-maintained, and adequately staffed environment. This position will provide a comprehensive array of diverse and accessible classes, educational workshops, and specialty programming to engage students and members of the university community of all abilities and fitness levels. Set and achieve standards of program delivery that assures the highest quality programs.

* Develop, implement, and monitor short and long-range planning for fitness programs, to include structured training program for personal trainers and fitness instructors including monthly training clinics, certifications and continuing education, and evaluations.
* Develop and implement University’s group fitness program including teaching and serving as a substitute instructor as needed for fitness classes and special events.
* Personnel management responsibilities that include the training, development, and daily supervision of approximately 20-30 staff, encompassing fitness instructors and personal trainers.
* Develop clear and measurable systems to track and report progress.
* Responsible for equipment purchasing and annual inventory compilation. Ensure that all equipment is in working order and usable before the start of each semester.
* Develop and implement programmatic risk management protocols and safety audits.
* Collect and report monthly participation records.
* Serve as UREC campus wellness contact. Work collaboratively with other University departments, such as the Student Wellness Center, Student Health Center, Residential Life, Center for Students in Recovery, and the Campus Wellness Committee to implement effective outreach programs to students and employees.
* Collaborate with nationally accredited fitness/wellness certifying organizations to host workshops and certification programs.
* Serve on designated Student Affairs and University committees.
* Serve as the on-call manager on duty.
* Some nights and weekends required.
* Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, Recreation Management, or related field and two years of experience, OR an equivalent number of years of related experience.
* Certified Group Fitness Instructor (ACEAFAAACSM, and/or recognized national governing body), and certified in at least two of the following formats: mind/body (i.e., yoga, barre, Pilates) or another specialty (cycling, kickboxing, TRX, other).

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