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Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness (FP408A)

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Norfolk, Virginia 23529
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Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness (FP408A)

The Department of Recreation and Wellness at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Coordinator of Fitness and Wellness (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of fitness and wellness programming to improve the health and well-being of the Old Dominion Community. This position is responsible for maintaining current certifications and continuing education related to the recreation field and will assist the Assistant Director in hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, evaluating graduate assistants, students, and part-time staff.


Required Education: Master’s degree in exercise science, recreation, or sports management or a bachelor’s degree in areas previously indicated along with experience equivalent to an advanced degree or related field.

Required Qualifications:
Some experience in the development and implementation of programs in a variety of fitness and wellness areas, including but not limited to: exercise prescription and program design; nutrition education; stress and time management; weight management. Some experience with staff management. Excellent organizational, management, leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work evenings and weekends as required by the responsibilities of the job. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other individuals and departments on camps and in the surrounding community. Ability to maintain confidentially and work with a diverse population including: students, faculty, staff, and community. High level of organizational skills and proven record of delivering quality results in a timely manner. Proven ability to manage projects and deliver results. Excellent written and oral communication skills along with excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to think critically and present information is essential. Excellent computer skills. Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, experienced in desktop publishing, and willing to learn new programs. First Aid, CPR and AED certifications. Possession of or ability to acquire a valid Virginia State driver’s license is required. Minimum of one (1) nationally recognized fitness certification such as: AFAA, ACSM, NASM, ACE, NSCA, or CSCS.


Preferred Qualifications: Some experience with student employee staff management. Experience with revenue projection and personal training session tracking. Work experience within a collegiate setting. Knowledge of student development theory.

To apply, please visit select ‘Faculty and Administrative Opportunities’. AA/EOE

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