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  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018 10:37 AM | TACUSPA (Administrator)

    Job Description - Coordinator, Fitness and Wellness (STA002858)

    Job Description 

    Coordinator, Fitness and Wellness 



    The Coordinator for Fitness and Wellness develops, directs, and administers services that involve direct interaction with UHCL students and community, as well as enhances the academic and learning experiences outside of the classroom. Provides leadership, oversight, and empowers professional and student staff to develop and foster fitness/wellness programs to promote student learning, development, and success. Responsible for the creation and implementation of a comprehensive fitness and wellness program including, but not limited to: personal training (both individual, small group, and boot camp formats), group fitness classes (yoga, Zumba, strength, core, toning, etc), educational components (health/wellness fairs, special events, social media, poster series, video series, etc), and wellness programming (faculty/staff wellness, educational opportunities, mind/body wellness, healthy living, etc).


    • Coordinates comprehensive campus recreation fitness and wellness programming functions, including coordinating revenue and non-revenue based private programming.
    • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff, including student program assistants, group fitness instructors, personal trainers, contract and non-contract staff, interns, and potential graduate assistants.
    • Plans, develops, promotes, implements, and evaluates events and programs related to the area of responsibility, including group fitness classes, individual and small group personal training, fitness assessments, mind/body classes, faculty/staff wellness, health and wellness fairs, educational components for fitness zones, and other special events related to fitness and wellness.
    • Develops, implements, and monitors the effectiveness of fitness and wellness initiatives.
    • In conjunction with the Asst. Director for Campus Recreation and the Coordinator for Business and Member Services, creates and monitors fitness and wellness program annual budgets and payroll functions.
    • Maintains fitness and wellness areas and program-specific equipment.
    • Educates university faculty and staff, students and the general public about the area of responsibility and related programs provided by the department.
    • Promotes program and operational retention and effectiveness through on-going assessment, intervention, evaluation, and participant feedback. Researches and applies new knowledge and techniques to current policies, procedures and operations.
    • Serves as a liaison to university groups/organizations, university/divisional/departmental committees, faculty and staff, student organizations, external organizations, vendors, and the general UHCL community.
    • Coordinates and/or assists with special events related to the area of responsibility, departmental, division, or university as necessary.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.




    1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution.
    2. Minimum of two years of experience as a graduate assistant or minimum of one year as a professional in collegiate recreation.

    3. Personal Training Certification (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NASM, or NSCA) or other comparable certification.

    4. Knowledge of group fitness instruction for multiple group fitness offerings

    5. Ability to hire, train, schedule, and develop student staff related to fitness and wellness programming (personal training, group fitness instructors).

    6. Ability to research and administer fitness initiatives, advancements, certifications, trainings, etc related to personal training, group fitness, wellness education, healthy living, mind/body development.

    7. Working knowledge of various computer software needed to perform above duties (Microsoft Office Suite, web-based fitness software, PeopleSoft.

    8. Ability to create and coordinate special events related to fitness/wellness.


    Bachelors degree in Recreation, Sports Administration, Athletic/Recreation Administration, Physical Education or a related field.
    Masters degree in Recreation, Sports Administration, Athletic/Recreation Administration, Physical Education and/or related field.
    Two years as a professional in collegiate recreation.
    American Red Cross First, CPR, AED instructor certification.


    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application 

    Notes to Applicant:  Full-time position with benefits. Background and motor vehicle checks are required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified.  

    Salary: $15.38 - $19.99 per hour


    : Full-time


    : C0167 Campus Recreation & Wellness

    Job Posting

    : May 23, 2018, 9:22:50 AM

    Apply Online:

    Priority consideration for applications received by June 14, 2018


  • Wednesday, May 23, 2018 9:20 AM | TACUSPA (Administrator)

    Institution: Lamar University

    Position: Coordinator of Student Involvement


    The Coordinator for Student Involvement will provide leadership in the operation, facilitation and growth of the Office of Student Organizations through the coordination and participation in developing workshops and retreats, student staff selection and training, weekly program planning meetings, one-on-one meetings, and etc. The Coordinator will also provide support and assistant within the Office of Student Involvement and Programming by assisting with Civic Engagement, Homecoming, and other programs within the Student Involvement Office. 


  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:11 AM | TACUSPA (Administrator)
    Institution * The University of Texas at Dallas
    Position * Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    The Assistant Vice President (AVP) will serve as a senior member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team and report directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The AVP will lead assessment, communication and strategic planning initiatives for the division. Will serve in the role of student ombudsman to address student grievances, concerns and complaints. Provide vision and leadership in the development and administration of a vibrant campus life program that engages the entire campus community using nationally recognized best practices. Responsible for enhancing student engagement and leadership, facilitating student success, and fostering a dynamic living and learning environment through active collaboration with academic affairs and other constituents of the campus community. Shall have a proven understanding of the educational value of working in a diverse community.

    Link to posting
    Close date Friday, June 15, 2018
    Posting Expires * Saturday, June 30, 2018
    Name Elizabeth Ramirez
    Address 800 W Campbell Rd 
    RichardsonTX 75080 
    United States

  • Thursday, May 17, 2018 8:09 AM | TACUSPA (Administrator)
    Institution * UTSA
    Position * Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant – Student Learning
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    To assist with the development, planning, facilitation, and assessment of the department’s student learning initiatives. This position reports to the Senior Associate Director for Member Services and Student/Professional Learning.
    • Assist with the development, facilitation, and assessment of student staff trainings;
    • Lead the planning, implementation, and assessment of the Emerging Leaders Institute;
    • Assist with the development of resources for the department’s leadership model and marketable skills learning outcomes;
    • Contribute to the creation of and facilitate innovative curriculum for training and development that supports students’ leadership and career-ready skill development;
    • Assist with agenda development and leading student management team meetings;
    • Create, update, and maintain departmental manuals for student staff;
    • Assist with conducting and analyzing data from exit interviews of student employees;
    • Assist with advising the Pro Rec club;
    • Participate in professional staff meetings and staff development activities sponsored by the department and division;
    • Assist with, support, and participate in departmental events;
    • Attend or complete UTSA and Campus Recreation required trainings and workshops;

    Link to posting
    Close date Sunday, July 1, 2018
    Posting Expires * Sunday, July 1, 2018
    Name Steve Kudika
    Address One UTSA Circle San Antonio TX 78249 

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:06 PM | TACUSPA (Administrator)
    Institution * Texas A&M University System
    Position * Student Engagement Coordinator
    Description (Limit: 120 words) The Student Engagement Coordinator, under general supervision, organizes, administers, supervises, and evaluates comprehensive education, preventive, and recreational programs that meet the social, integrative, and holistic needs of students.

    Link to posting
    Close date Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Posting Expires * Wednesday, May 30, 2018

    Address 301 Tarrow Street, Suite 269
    College Station, TX 77845

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:03 PM | TACUSPA (Administrator)
    Institution * Texas A&M University System
    Position * Academic Advisor II
    Description (Limit: 120 words) Job Description Summary:

    The Academic Advisor II, under general supervision, recruits and advises undergraduate students concerning their career goals and academic requirements; provides information on and refers students to RELLIS Academic Alliance resources that can assist in meeting their needs or solving problems; may supervise projects.
    Link to posting
    Close date Wednesday, May 30, 2018
    Posting Expires * Wednesday, May 30, 2018

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:53 PM | TACUSPA (Administrator)
    Institution * Texas State University
    Position * Student Development Specialist II-Student Outreach Coordinator
    Description (Limit: 120 words)

    Retention Management and Planning Office works collaboratively across campus to support strategic initiatives to assist students in their success and retention. The Coordinator for the Retention Management office is a full-time position reporting to the Associate Director. The Associate Director oversees student programming such as Bobcat Bond Mentoring Program, Male Initiatives, Brilliant Bobcats Academic Success Series Workshops, PAWS Alert Intervention System and FACES (Foster Care Alumni Creating Educational Success) and administrative functions such as annual reports and administrative outcomes. The Coordinator will oversee programs addressing student success and retention. A primary focus will be on student outreach to connect information and campus resources in a timely and effective manner and the mentoring program geared toward transfer, second year students and beyond.

    Link to posting
    Close date Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Posting Expires * Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    Name Terence Parker
    Address 400 N. LBJ, San Marcos, TX 78666 

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018 1:44 PM | TACUSPA (Administrator)

    Department:  Office of Admissions

    Supervisor: VP of Enrollment Management

    Location: UST Campus

    Position Summary: 

    The Director, Veterans Success Center is responsible for fostering an environment of trust and support that promotes the success for student veterans.  To learn and implement best practices and enhance the understanding of the specific needs of student veterans, the Director will establish long lasting partnerships with veteran serving organizations to garner community resources.  The Director builds an environment that promotes understanding and nurtures the value our student veterans bring to the campus-community.  The Director, working in partnership with the Admissions Office, will develop strategic plans to attract and recruit veteran students to the University of St. Thomas and be responsible for managing all student veteran’s related activities and programs.  The Director will partner with Career Services, Counseling and Disability Services and other departments to assist student veterans with a variety of issues and services to ensure their retention and graduation.  

    Essential duties and responsibilities: 

    •      Provide vision, direction, program development, and daily        administration for the Veterans Success Center.
    •      Serve as the primary liaison between the University of St. Thomas and local and national veteran’s organizations, the U S Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the City of Houston, Harris County, or other related organizations.  May serve on various committees representing the University or as a guest speaker.
    •     Responsible for effectively managing all fiscal and budgetary requirements.
    •     Responsible for activities designed to attract and recruit veterans to the University of St. Thomas for both undergraduate and graduate level programs.
    •     Meet with potential students and family members during on-campus visits and as needed.
    •     Develop policies and procedures that comply with Federal, State, and U S Department of Veterans Affairs regulations and practices.
    •      Develop policies and procedures that embrace mission of the University of St. Thomas and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
    •     Work closely with the Certification Officer and maintain a knowledge base of GI Bill provisions and changes.
    •      Work in partnership with other departments to promote the academic success of student veterans including reservists and active duty military. 
    •      Work in partnership with the Registrar’s Office and Academic Advising to help transition the student from a military environment to a community of higher education including discussing overall curriculums, selecting courses, understanding student requirements, and building academic skills.
    •       Prepare and deliver regular reports that assesses the Center’s overall success and results. 
    •       Develop partnerships with local and national organizations, local community colleges, local service bases, the City of Houston, Harris County, and community based organizations designed to address the higher education needs of veterans.
    •      Work closely with Marketing and Communications to develop marketing and promotion initiatives.
    •      Work closely with Grants Administration to identify potential grant funding opportunities and with Institutional Advancement on fundraising opportunities.
    •     Regularly attend various job fairs, college fairs, and other veteran-related events. 
    •      Actively participate in other on-campus recruiting and admissions activities.

    Qualifications and Requirements

    •      An undergraduate degree in business, higher education, veteran’s affairs, counseling or related field required.  A Master’s level degree preferred.
    •     Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a director or assistant director of a veteran’s affairs related department or function.
    •     Progressively responsible for the design, development, and direction of veteran-related programs and services preferably in a higher education environment.
    •     Very competent and knowledgeable about admissions practices and student recruiting processes and procedures.
    •     Thorough and comprehensive understanding of veteran’s benefits including GI Bill benefits. 
    •      Comprehensive work history of program development and new initiatives.
    •     Excellent organization skills and the demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks.
    •     Ability to work effectively as a team member and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
    •     Working knowledge of available post-secondary funding opportunities for veterans including all state and federal educational benefits.
    •    Demonstrated good presentation skills.
    •    Demonstrated abilities to work effectively under pressure, ambiguity, and conflicting goals.
    •    Demonstrated excellent communication skills both oral and written.
    •    Demonstrated creativity, excellent judgement, professionalism, and practice of sound principles.
    •    Prior service in the US Armed Forces preferred.
    •    Intermediate level or higher proficiency in working with Microsoft Office Products such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software.
    •    A working knowledge of PeopleSoft systems as well as Radius and other CRM software is preferred.
    •    Some travel will be required.
    •    Recruiting and public liaison related activities will result in evening and weekend work assignments.
    •   Incumbent must have access to a personal car and have a valid Texas Driver’s License.
    •  Substantial phone usage will be required on an as needed basis.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by individuals in this job classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of individuals in this job classification.  All job classifications may have miscellaneous job duties assigned on an as needed basis.  The University retains the right to assign and change the duties of this position at any time. 

    This is a full-time, year round, benefit-eligible position.  To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter and salary requirements to the email below.  Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Human Resources – Ref: 3218

    University of St. Thomas

    Houston, TX 77006

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal opportunity Employer

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