Civil Service Posting #13-71R
April 26, 2013
The following is a current Civil Service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Applicants compete by examination. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application, detailed resume, license and/or certifications related to the position and unofficial transcripts to the Office of Human Resources.
Note: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.
RECREATION AND FITNESS COORDINATOR - CAMPUS RECREATION
(Intramural and Recreation Coordinator is the official title per the State University Civil Service System)
Description: The Recreation and Fitness Coordinator is responsible for the management, planning, budgeting and supervision of all fitness instructional programs provided by Campus Recreation for the students, faculty, and staff of the University. The position requires a comprehensive knowledge of the physiological and psychological principles of physical activity and healthy lifestyles, and skills in public relations, organizational management, leadership, and evaluation. The Fitness Program is a critical subdivision of the total Campus Recreation department and as such, the Recreation and Fitness Coordinator will be expected to establish quality instructional and activity programs in strength training, cardiovascular training, group exercise, and personal training. Responsibilities also include the promotion and marketing of fitness/wellness programs and services. The Coordinator will also assist in directing, and maintaining informal facility use operations related to the fitness facilities, and work cooperatively with all programs offered by Campus Recreation. The Coordinator oversees the Risk Management protocol for all fitness activities. The responsibilities of the position require direct contact with other academic and service units of the University. The Coordinator may be assigned other related tasks in support of the department's mission and goals.
1. A Bachelor's Degree in a field relevant to the position (e.g., Kinesiology, Physical Education, or closely related field)*
2. Two (2) years (24 months) of experience in the promotion, design, development, and administration of recreational programs*
3. Current Certification/Licensure, from a nationally recognized professional organization, requiring continuing education and/or ongoing
documentation of proficiency in specialty area required of position such as, personal training, the Group Fitness Instructor Certification
from the American Council on Exercise (ACE) or the Personal Trainer Certification from the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
or similar license/certification etc.)
*Note: An advanced degree (Master's or higher) in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Exercise Science,or closely related field may
substitute in meeting the qualifications in number 1 and count for one year of experience in number 2 above.
Starting Salary: $3,093 per month
Application Deadline: May 24, 2013
Residency: Illinois residency required
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc (required), detailed resume, licenses and/or certifications related to the position and unofficial transcripts to:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Or email your
Civil Service application (required),detailed resume, licenses and/or certifications related to the position and unofficial transcripts to:
Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed. If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran's preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran's status in violation of Title VII.
The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the "Campus Fire Safety Right to Know." For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.