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Fashion Institute of Technology Fitness Supervisor in New York, New York

Reporting to the Fitness Coordinator, Fitness Supervisors will be responsible for oversight of athletic & recreational programs. Fitness Supervisors will primarily be responsible for supervising a wide range of student facing services, employee supervision and facility oversight.

Primary Responsibilities & Duties

Ensure that fitness programs operate in a safe and welcoming environment and meet student needs in the areas of holistic health and wellness

Supervise Student Health and Fitness Assistants (SHFCAs) and Group Fitness Instructors; ensure that employees carry out work according to guidelines

Manage athletic facility activity including fitness center operations, fitness classes, open gym activities and other events.

Monitor athletic facility usage and availability; be aware of all special events to take place in the athletic facilities.

Directly supervise home athletic contests as needed.

Ensure that an adequate amount of staff are working at each location during each shift.

Monitor all areas of the athletic facility for safety / security; intervene to address potential hazards.

Immediately report details of any injuries or unusual situations occurring in the athletic facility that are either witnessed firsthand or reported by other employees.

Ensure proper and timely group fitness classroom and athletic team practice set up and break down.

Assist Assistant Director with assessment distribution and data collection.

Assist Fitness Coordinator with apparel and gear distribution, collection and inventory control.

Provide materials / equipment to department employees for special campus events or as needed.

Supervise athletic facility opening and / or closing procedures.

Complete required trainings as assigned.

Other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalency and completion of two years in an accredited post-secondary institution required.

Bachelor's degree in athletic administration, health, wellness, physical education, business management or related field of study preferred.

One year experience working in a college athletics and recreation setting preferred.

Experience in college level athletics and recreation facilities, equipment and inventory control preferred.

Genuine interest in health, fitness and / or athletics, satisfaction in working with students and employees especially in the area of fitness operations and enthusiasm to enhance the FIT student recreation experience required.

Strong organizational, communication, and personnel management skills.

Ability to solve problems, work independently, manage schedules of a large number of part time employees and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Must be able to obtain CPR / AED certification prior to the time of appointment.

Availability on late weekday evening shifts Monday-Friday and / or full day weekend shifts on Saturdays and Sundays required.

Occasional availability for special assignments outside of regularly scheduled work hours preferred.

Availability for regularly scheduled weekly shifts during the entire fall and spring semesters required,

Availability for some limited winter and summer hours preferred.


Read Comprehend- Occasional; Perform Calculations- Occasional; Communicate Orally- Constant; Reason & Analyze- Constant; Write- Occasional


Office, Excessive Noise, Fitness Center

FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military service status, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, citizenship status (except as required to comply with law), or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals. Applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. Inquiries regarding FIT's non-discrimination policies may be directed to the Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, 212-217-3360,