DATE POSTED: 2022-02-04 15:35:16

The Community Director for Wellness is a live-in 10-month, 2-year commitment, overseeing 2- 3 residence halls of up to 300 and a staff of 6 – 8 Resident Assistants, with responsibilities of using a wide range of media to design, promote, and disseminate information for the Campus Life Office and skills to track, assess and monitor all residence life programming. The position also assists with the oversight of 25 work study students, programming and instruction of group exercise classes for the campus Wellness Center. Applicants must be accepted into one of West Virginia Wesleyan College’s graduate programs (M.B.A., MSN, MFA or MSAT) before being considered for the position. The stipend includes tuition, full room and board, and $3,600. Hours include weekday office hours, weeknight hours and duty rotation. The position reports to the Director of Campus Life.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the daily operation of 2 – 3 residence halls
  • Supervises 2 – 3 RD’s,  6 – 10 RA’s, with programming, discipline, administrative duties
  • Participates in weeknight and weekend duty rotation with professional staff
  • Supervises 25 work study students in the Wellness Center with the Director of Campus Life
  • Works closely with the Director of Campus Life for planning, promoting and implementing programs for the Wellness Center
  • Administrative duties of scheduling, time sheets, machine maintenance
  • Participates in Wellness On-Call duty rotation
  • Works 20 hours a week in the Wellness Center (hours vary from day to day)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Supervision skills
  • Experience in facilitating programs for adult fitness
  • Knowledge of the equipment and programming mindset of a Wellness Center
  • Certification in teaching adult fitness classes
  • CPR
  • Outgoing personality

Qualifications, REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Acceptance into a master’s level program at West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Position subject to background check
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Position begins August 1, 2022 and ends May 31, 2024

Qualifications, PREFERRED:

  • Adult fitness programming experience
  • Exercise Science background

To APPLY:  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and the names and contact information of three references to wvwcjobapp@wvwc.edu.  On the subject of the email, please enter:  ##13## – GA – Wellness Center.  Preference will be given to applications received before March 2, 2022.


West Virginia Wesleyan College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the College to create a favorable work environment in which all employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religious affiliation, can enjoy equal opportunities in their employment relationship with the College.