• Fitness Coordinator 


    JOB TITLE: Fitness Coordinator 

    DEPARTMENT: Student Activities 

    JOB DEFINITION: The Fitness Coordinator is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive fitness program.


    • Plan, organize, publicize, administer and evaluate the fitness programs  at the University of West Alabama.
    • Recruit, select, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate all fitness employees.
    • Supervise and evaluate student workers and interns.
    • Sign timecards and monitor payroll of student workers.
    • Implement policies, rules and regulations for fitness activities and facilities.
    • Assist with scheduling and use of fitness center facilities with other university departments, such as Athletics and Physical Plant.
    • Oversight of the group exercise program.
    • Assist with programs sponsored by the Office of Student Activities and the Office of Student Life.
    • Assist the Division of Student Affairs with special projects and coordinate other tasks deemed necessary by the Director of Student Activities.


    • The Fitness Coordinator reports to the Director of Student Activities.


    • The position of Fitness Coordinator requires a bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education or a related field. At least one year of experience in fitness in collegiate recreation is required.


    • A master's degree in Exercise Science, Physical Education, College Student Personnel, or a related field is preferred.  Professional Fitness and Aquatics certifications through Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) would be beneficial.  Member of the NIRSA Registry.


    Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin April 6, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

    To apply:  Send materials listed below to

    Jason Gardner
    The University of West Alabama
    Station 16
    Livingston, AL 35470 

    1. Letter of application
    2. Resume
    3. Three references
    4. Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment.)
  • Only complete applications will be considered.

    The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.

    Minority applications encouraged.

    For details on benefit package go to www.uwa.edu/Current_Openings.aspx