Coordinator, Fitness Programs
Coordinator, Fitness Programs

Job Purpose
Towson University is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator, Fitness Programs in Campus Recreation. Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director, Fitness, the Coordinator, Fitness Programs administers a comprehensive group fitness program and coordinates fitness & wellness related special events appropriate for various populations to create opportunities that foster engagement and well-being for the TU community.

Duties include but are not limited to: the creation and implementation of a semesterly based group exercise class schedule consisting of a variety of formats; coordination of an instructor training and certification program; direct oversight of equipment inventory and preventative maintenance management and/or replacement as it relates to group fitness programming; budgetary oversight for all group fitness programming; and responsible for student staff personnel management related to group fitness programming.

Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional work experience within fitness and/or recreation. Candidates with a Master’s degree and a fitness graduate assistantship will also meet the requirement. An offer is contingent on verification of degree and experience by the start date. Primary group fitness certification from an accredited, national association (AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NASM, NETA). Demonstrated ability to teach and conduct fitness classes and instructor training for at least three formats such as dance, cycling, choreographed aerobics, yoga, pilates, barre, cardio kickboxing and/or step programs. Strong computer skills for the processing of facility, fiscal and personnel management.

Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Public Health, Physical Education, or closely related field from an accredited college or university; demonstrated supervisory experience in managing a diverse fitness program to include programming and staffing; CPR, AED and First Aid-Professional Rescue Instructor certified; Health Coach Certification or similar; and experience working in a collegiate recreation environment.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
$49,206 annually and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are required.

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8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to:

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Bonnie Yourik
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, 21252