Health & Fitness Center Coordinator Assistant

Health & Fitness Center Coordinator Assistant

JOB NO: 517015
CLASSIFICATION: Athletics Facilities, Operations, and Programs 1
GRADE: Grade 76 (11% GeoDiff)
WORK TYPE: Staff Full-time
ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT: University of Alaska Anchorage
SCHOOL/BUSINESS UNIT: UAA Prince William Sound College
CATEGORIES: Administrative/Personnel, Athletics, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

Seeking a Coordinator Assistant for the Health and Fitness Center at Prince William Sound College. The Health & Fitness Center supports individuals with academic and fitness goals. It provides services for students, employees, and members of the community and is a hub for fitness activities in Valdez. As the assistant, you will be the first person individuals meet as they enter the facility. All duties must be completed with professionalism and a high degree of customer service. The coordinator assistant position comes with health and retirement benefits and competitive pay.


OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT - process registrations and payments at the front desk -follow specific schedules and procedures for disinfecting and cleaning exercise equipment, bathrooms, floors, walls, windows, and all surfaces -support the marketing efforts for Health & Fitness Center programs -check-out and check-in rental equipment according to established procedures, including waxing skis and sanitizing boots -encourage clients to follow posted rules and etiquette guidelines -complete electronic and paper forms, documentation, and reports


*Ability to handle cash, operate a credit card machine, and update the sales database
*Computer skills
*Ability to follow specific schedules and procedures for disinfecting and cleaning exercise equipment, bathrooms, floors, walls, windows, and surfaces
*Ability to market programs effectively
*Ability to manage the gear inventory database.
*Ability to provide effective and friendly customer service.
*Ability to work effectively with diverse colleagues, and community partners
*Ability to work independently with a minimum of direct supervision
*Knowledge of the fitness industry preferred


*Customer service experience strongly preferred
*Some experience in cleaning and/or sanitation preferred
* Cash handling experience is preferred.


High school education and one-year relevant experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bachelor's degree with coursework in Exercise and Health Science, Physical Education, Recreation, Public Health, Kinesiology, or another field that is related to the job responsibilities is strongly preferred.
First Aid and/or CPR certifications preferred

Valdez is surrounded by mountains, ocean, waterfalls, and glaciers. The pristine wilderness provides opportunities for hiking, kayaking, wildlife viewing, fishing, and adventure.  Unmatched beauty, terrain, and snowfall also make it a premier destination for winter sports and recreation in Alaska.

This is a full-time, grade 76, minimum $21.48 (11% Geographic Differential)/hour, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and a UA employee benefits package.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Valdez, AK

22 day(s) ago