Sports fitness coordinator Job at The Salvation Army Western USA, Salem, OR

  • The Salvation Army Western USA
  • Salem, OR

Job Description

Full job description

Recruiting Opportunity Closes: 06.17.2024

Hourly Wage: $49,920.00

Hours Per Week: 40

Status: Exempt / Full Time

Number of Positions: 1

Department: Programs

Position Title: Sports and Fitness Coordinator

The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Application Instructions:

Complete the online job application, upload a resume.

To apply online go to: Sports & Fitness Coordinator

To apply in person go to 1865 Bill Frey Dr., Salem, OR 97305. Bring a resume and complete the job application provided to you. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Questions, contact Catherine Azevedo at or call 503-798-4795. Ms. Azevedo is the sole point of contact for questions regarding this position.

Recruiting Accommodation Statement:

To obtain assistance with accommodations related to the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) concerning your application process, please contact 1-888-887-6528 or email, attention Eric Hansen or Sheila Jordan.


Scope of Position:

The Sports and Fitness Coordinator is responsible for supervising, teaching, developing, scheduling, and training in the Sports and Fitness Department at The Kroc Center in Salem, OR.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Knowledge Required:

Use a computer effectively and efficiently in the working environment; use standard office machines (e.g., fax, copier, multi-line telephone, keyboard); use standard office practices and procedures; read, write, and speak the English language to express ideas and communicate effectively.

Skill Required:

Use Microsoft software (primarily Outlook, Word, and Excel; occasionally Publisher and PowerPoint) to correctly create basic documents (notes, memos, emails) and reports; use of various types of sports equipment.

Ability Required:

Interact with individuals using generally accepted business behaviors and standards; use interpersonal skills to deal effectively with others in favorable and unfavorable situations; respond appropriately to emergency situations; train, plan, and direct the work of others; organize, prioritize, and plan own work; multitask, i.e., change work focus or respond to change of conditions and interruptions in work flow; learn new systems and procedures; problem solve, i.e., the ability to identify problems and find effective solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, hire, schedule, and supervise fitness staff.
  • Oversee and coordinate all group exercise, personal training, educational programs, and fitness classes.
  • Coordinate, train, and supervise volunteers.
  • Plan, organize, and implement staff training.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for all direct report staff.
  • In cooperation with the Director of Operations, develop an annual sports and fitness budget and maintain strict adherence to that budget.
  • Conduct regular inventory of all equipment and supplies, order replacements as necessary.
  • Work with the marketing department to develop promotional materials and promote programs in and around the community.
  • Complete applicable reports and maintain accurate records; ensure liability waivers are on file for all participants.
  • Develop and implement sports and fitness programming including sports leagues.
  • Develop new programming based off community needs and trends.
  • Ensure certified training staff to maintain group exercise and sports programs as needed.
  • Must be willing to fill in when necessary to maintain scheduled programing.
  • Conduct participant questionnaires to assess program successes and deficiencies.
  • Work with the team to coordinate special events within the Kroc Center.
  • Handle disputes among customers and staff.

Physical Requirements:

Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing particularly for sustained periods of time. Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting. Grasping. Talking, Hearing, Repetitive motion. Sitting for long periods of time in front of a computer screen.

Medium work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Working Conditions:

This position may have frequent phone and in person contact with people from diverse backgrounds. This position will work with minimum supervision and that work involves a high degree of independence. The worker may be required to make independent decisions that may involve unique or unusual situations and/or complex issues and dealing with demanding requests. May occasionally travel overnight, or out-of-state; must be able to travel by airplane.

This position has access to confidential and private information. It is essential that confidentiality and privacy be observed.


The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army would attempt to satisfy requests if the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.


With supervisor’s approval, establish a standard workweek taking into consideration the essential duties of this position, the mission of the department, and of The Salvation Army. The work of exempt employees is not measured solely by hours worked. Employees in exempt positions are expected to work the hours necessary to complete assignments and effectively run the department. This may require occasional work on nights/weekends. A full-time commitment requires a minimum of 80 hours per bi-weekly pay period.

Education and Work Experience:

A degree in Exercise Science or related field is preferred, or equivalent experience. A group exercise or personal training certification from a nationally reputable organization is required or an ability to obtain the certification within 60 days of hire. A combination of Three (3) yrs. minimum experience in teaching, training, and supervising personnel is required.

License and Certifications:

First Aid, CPR, and AED.

Supervisor: Program Director – Catherine Azevedo


  • A combination of Three (3) yrs. minimum experience in teaching, training, and supervising personnel is required.
  • A group exercise or personal training certification from a nationally reputable organization is required or an ability to obtain the certification within 60 days of hire.
  • A degree in Exercise Science or related field is preferred, or equivalent experience.


  • Associates or better in Exercise Science



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Weekly pay, Full time, Temporary work, For contractors, Work experience placement, Night shift,

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