CRI Operations Specialist

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Mar 18, 2020
Full time   Athletics & Coaching Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


CRI Operations Specialist
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002671

Department: 3903130101-CRI Programs

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
CRI Programs. The CRI Operations Specialist supervises the Group Fitness and Special Events programs, concentrating on supervising all aspects of the Group Fitness Program designed to focus on developing and maintaining quality fitness programming for participants; assists with special event management for indoor and outdoor events/facilities/programs.

Essential Functions

  • Recruits, hires, develops, and supervises 15-30 Group Fitness Instructors.
  • Develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates Group Fitness and Special Events programs on a semester/annual basis.
  • Directs and manages fitness equipment cleaning, preventative, and routine maintenance for 4 studios.
  • Develops and facilitates Group Fitness Instructor training program on a semester basis.
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements program marketing to include: publicity and promotion, recruitment of participants, print and social media, and maintenance of positive public relations.
  • Collaborates with campus partners and academic units to promote fitness/wellness related programming.
  • Ensures compliance with industry standards and guidelines
  • Facilitates semester audit of certification requirement standards for staff.
  • Manages special events to include: camps, tournaments, and indoor/outdoor program events.
  • Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree; Group Fitness Instructor Certification and/or Personal Training Certification from a nationally accredited body

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:
One or more years of related work experience

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication skills (verbal and written); developed organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; and successful completion of background investigation prior to employment

Preferred Education:
Master’s Degree in Exercise Science or related field; Personal Trainer and/or Fitness Instructor Certification in multiple modalities; CPR/AED Instructor Certified

Preferred Experience::
Experience training instructors or personal trainers; working in university setting; and/or purchasing fitness equipment

Salary Range: $37,000

Job Open Date: 02/24/2020

Job Closing Date: 4/6/2020

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