La Plata, MD United States
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Program Coordinator, Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics

The College of Southern Maryland

Job Title: Program Coordinator, Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics
Job Location: La Plata , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-01-28
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Program Coordinator, Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics

The College of Southern Maryland

Tracking Code FY18-49

Job Description

The Program Coordinator for the Wellness, Fitness and Aquatics Department is responsible for the operation of the Fitness Center on the La Plata campus, the development, delivery and evaluation of wellness-related courses, activities and instructors and representation of the department to alliance associations and community groups.  The program coordinator is responsible for assisting the department director with the development and implementation of new departmental initiatives including increasing enrollment, revenue and budget oversight.  This position is required to interact professionally with external/internal clients, students, employers, coworkers in both written and verbal form. The selected candidate must possess excellent verbal communication skills, particularly in responding to student issues or client questions, as the front-line representative of the department. This position is responsible for creating and distributing written correspondence to community members, students, clients, instructors and employers.


The work schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., hours may vary depending upon activities and events. Flexibility is required.


College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check.

Job Requirements

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in exercise science, health education or a minimum of 8 years equivalent experience in a related field required.
  • ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA or equivalent certification required
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification required
  • Evidence of excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Experience in planning and teaching wellness courses/activities required
  • At least two years of supervisory experience in a health or fitness field preferred
  • Experience with budget oversight preferred

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