Primary Role

The Strength & Fitness Coordinator has responsibility for the overall development and maintenance of the Juniata College Fitness Center.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Varsity Athletes are primary responsibility. Students, faculty, staff and members fall under general umbrella of responsibility.
  • Hiring student employees, interns, and assistant coach.
  • Monitor/limit access to fitness center to Juniata students, staff and members; request key pad numbers for student assistants and assistant coach; remove patrons who do not comply with fitness center rules and regulations; track usage via a sign-in system.
  • Designs programs for teams and athletes at his discretion; collaborate with coaches and Head ATC Trainer to monitor strength, fitness and rehabilitation programs for NCAA athletes and teams.
  • Stay abreast of current advances in physiology and kinesiology of human performance.
  • Supervise and perform routine daily, weekly, monthly yearly maintenance of equipment.
  • Follow thorough with vendors to assure compliance with maintenance contracts.
  • Develop positive relationships with vendors.
  • Schedule repairs and maintenance of equipment on an as-needed basis.
  • Recommend replacement of and additions to equipment as pieces become outdated, insufficient or nonfunctional.
  • Work with Juniata custodial/maintenance staff to keep facility clean, disinfected and attractive.
  • Establish guidelines for appropriate music selections and volumes.

Supervision Required/Given

Reports to the Director of Athletics and supervises assistant coaches, student assistants, patrons of Brumbaugh Fitness Center and Fitness Center Annex.

Position Qualifications

  • NSCA certification.
  • Experience at Collegiate level.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.