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Iowa State University Senior Assistant Director of Wellness Programs - Recreation Services in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Senior Assistant Director of Wellness Programs - Recreation Services

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:Experience in campus recreation setting

Experience overseeing and leading a team

Experience in public health sector, wellness, or health promotion

Demonstrated experience in developing/implementing fitness and wellness programs

Job Description:

Recreation Services at Iowa State University is currently seeking candidates for the Senior Assistant Director of Wellness Programs. The Senior Assistant Director will serve on the program area leadership team and oversee the operations of all fitness and wellness programs. They will directly develop, implement, and oversee strategic plans and daily operations for wellness programs, including group fitness, personal training, small group training, and employee outreach. This position will be hired as an Assistant Director Recreation Services. Example of Duties

  • Mentor full-time and student staff

  • Outreach and collaborate with on-campus stakeholders to deliver innovative wellness programs

  • Develop and implement student fitness and wellness programming

  • Oversee and monitor program area budget and project future spending

  • Lead assessment and evaluation projects

Level Guidelines• Aware of key annual objectives of department or work unit• Understands linkage between daily activities and achievement of annual objectives of department/work unit and explains to direct reports• Focus on ISU’s mission and meeting department or work unit goals• Supervises a small department or work team• Often is a working supervisor with direct, previous experience performing work of those supervised• Has full management responsibility for direct reports, specifically the authority to hire, fire, and counsel; may share part of responsibility with higher level management• Requests approval for financial actions beyond a limited scope per policy

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:PS809

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.Why Choose ISU?Iowa State University is committed to fostering a workplace of belonging, where diversity is celebrated and equity is a core value. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:• Retirement benefits including defined benefit and defined contribution plans• Generous vacation, holiday and sick time and leave plans• Onsite childcare (Ames, Iowa)• Life insurance and long-term disability• Flexible Spending Accounts• Various voluntary benefits and discounts• Employee Assistance Program• Wellbeing program• This job may also be eligible for flexible work schedules and flexible workplace options that may include flexible working hours and a hybrid working environment.

Original Posting Date: September 22, 2022

Posting Close Date:October 13, 2022

Job Requisition Number:R9804