Allied Health - Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Department: Andrews Student Recr & Wellness Ctr
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Professional Administrative
Major Work Characteristics :
Assesses, develops, implements, administers, and evaluates comprehensive fitness and wellness programs for the University community; responsible for programs and operations including supervision of non-regular program staff, coordination, and management of program equipment and budget management.
At least a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, exercise physiology, recreation management, sports management, kinesiology, education, and/or another health or wellness related field and at least two years of experience in fitness and wellness programming in a collegiate recreation environment. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written communication skills; experience in fitness testing, personal training, exercise prescriptions or wellness related programming; knowledge of current trends in fitness and wellness industry standards and programs, fitness, student development and implementation of recreation, special events, and educational programs; facilities and risk management practices; emergency response procedures; fitness equipment and maintenance. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
Master's degree in exercise science, exercise physiology, recreation management, sports management, kinesiology, education, and/or another health or wellness related field; demonstration of strong organizational, management, and leadership capabilities; experience leading smoking cessation, weight and lifestyle management, and other wellness related programs; active member in ORSA and NIRSA; demonstrated experience in relevant computer applications; revenue generating experience.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.