Loyola Marymount University Assistant Director of Campus Recreation (Fitness and Wellness) in Los Angeles, California

Requisition Number: 0170672

Position Type: Staff

Division: Student Affairs

Department: Campus Recreation

Organizational Unit:

HR Classification Title: Assistant Director of Campus Recreation (Fitness and Wellness)

Business Title:

Work Status: Full-time Regular

Hours Per Week: 40

Days of Week: M-F

Shift Schedule:

Specific Work Schedule:

Posting Options: Internal and External

Position Summary:

  • Organize a wide range of events and services to meet the recreational needs of the LMU community. Administer the fitness and wellness program, which includes a comprehensive fitness class schedule, wellness programs, fitness fairs, and the supervision of personal trainers and fitness instructors.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, train, schedule, supervise, and evaluate off campus fitness instructors and undergraduate fitness staff.

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive fitness class schedule which appeals to a diverse student, faculty, staff, and alumni population.

  • Supervise off campus instructor payroll and in campus work-study usage. In addition, negotiate pay-rates for all fitness instructors.

  • Provide regular routine equipment inspections and perform maintenance as needed for all equipment used during fitness classes.

  • Assist in development of risk management procedures for Fitness Classes.

  • Initiate Wellness programs and workshops designed to met the needs of the LMU community.

  • Plan and implement special events that focus on fitness and wellness. Including: basic fitness and health testing, nutritional counseling, and programs emphasizing healthy lifestyles.

  • Maintain accurate records and participation data for all related programs.

  • Conduct performance evaluations of fitness instructors, and implement an assessment survey to determine member satisfaction.

  • Serve as the sole administrator for the Department and the Burns Recreation Center when acting as Manager on Duty.

  • Keep up-to-date with regional and national trends by becoming actively involved in community, regional and national organizations associated with fitness and wellness.

  • Serve on University wide, Divisional, and Department committees as assigned by the Associate Director.

  • Serve as University Judicial Officer as needed.


  • Two years demonstrated practical experience working in an development of fitness programs, management of a fitness facility and supervision of fitness personnel in a University Recreation setting.

  • Experience with student development and personnel management. Practical experience working within an institution of Higher Education preferred.

  • Fitness/ Wellness program development and management, supervision of para-professional staff, and experience implementing personal training programs for a variety of individuals. Required to keep up-to-date with regional and national trends by becoming actively involved in community, regional, and national organizations associated with campus recreation.

  • Effectively organize and manage a comprehensive fitness/wellness program. To develop working relationships with individuals on and off campus, and to develop creative and innovative fitness programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be a certified fitness instructor with the ability to teach a variety of fitness classes and maintain certification as a Personal Trainer.

Required Education:

  • Typically a Master’s Degree in Recreation Administration, Leisure Management, Physical Education, Sports Administration, College Personnel Services, or related field preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

  • Either ACE or AFAA primary and personal training certifications preferred.

Physical Demands (if applicable)

  • Must be able to teach group exercise classes and work as a personal trainer.

Special Instructions

Exemption Status: Exempt

Salary Grade Minimum:

Salary Grade Midpoint:

Posting Date 02/23/2018

Application Deadline Date:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References