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Position Information
Posting Number: 06001327
Position Title: Program Coordinator – Exercise Physiology (Part Time, Temporary Hourly, Non-Benefited)
Posting Date: 06/05/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled (notes): Open for Academic Year
Length of Position: Temporary, as Needed Basis
Anticipated Start Date:

July 1, 2018

Position Type: Temporary PT Hourly
FTE: < .50 FTE
Salary Level: Irregular Wage Salary Schedule
Starting Minimum Pay: $18.47/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Starting Maximum Pay: $22.53/hr, non-benefited position, no guarantee of hours
Hours per Week: varies by week (10-35 hrs/wk)
Work Schedule: Varies by week based on class & community testing needs
Days of the Week: Varies by week (mostly between 8am - 5pm) M-F
Job Summary/Purpose:

To conduct and interpret sub-maximal fitness testing for HHP classes and maximal fitness testing of community members on both able-bodied and special needs individuals under the overall direction of the COCC Physiology Lab Director and HHP Department Chair. Oversees day-to-day operation of the lab.

Essential Functions:

Essential Job Functions

1. Conduct fitness testing in lab environment utilizing cardio fitness testing equipment, strength endurance testing, and similar.
2. Measure amount of body fat, using such equipment as hydrostatic scale, skinfold calipers, or tape measures.
3. Explain fitness testing procedures to participants. Monitor participants for symptoms or signs of physical distress providing and/or escalating emergency care, if required.
4. Interview participants to obtain medical history or assess participant goals adhering to HIPAA standards.
5. Interpret program participant data and results to evaluate fitness status or identify risk factors.
6. Identify and recommend improvements to fitness results in accordance with exercise science standards, regulatory requirements, and credentialing requirements.
Demonstrate correct use of exercise equipment or performance of exercise routines.
7. Promote informational seminars and lectures to student and community groups to increase public awareness of facility and health.
8. Maintain lab and equipment, such as calibration and troubleshooting of lab equipment including lactate analyzers, treadmill, compu-trainer, hydrostatic tank, heart rate monitors, blood pressure cuffs, stethoscopes, and metabolic cart.
9. Supervise maintenance of exercise or exercise testing equipment.
10. Mentor or train staff in proper protocols in fitness testing, the use of equipment, and calibration of lab equipment.
11. Assist in evaluating students in conducting diagnostic tests and lab use.
12. Perform general administrative tasks, such as scheduling appointments, billing community members, maintaining participant records, or ordering supplies and equipment.
13. Perform other essential duties as assigned as it related to the position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Must be able to organize many lab schedules (including classes/students, community members, lab director, and your own) and overall lab procedures.
2. Must be able to inventory and order supplies, so that necessary lab materials are on hand when needed.
3. Must be able to handle adverse situations with students and community members such as students/community members no-show, make-up testing, dissatisfied students/community members, and accurately answering many questions or directing them to the Lab Director when necessary.
4. Must be able to work collaboratively with the Lab Director, HHP instructors, students, staff, faculty, equipment technicians, interns, and equipment company reps, and the general public.
5. Must be able to use the telephone, computer, printer, treadmill, metabolic cart, lactate analyzers, scale, skin fold calipers, underwater weighing equipment, fax machine, compu-trainer, Monarch bikes, blood pressure cuffs, stethoscope, dynamometer, various flexibility & strength measuring equipment, RPE chart, calibration gas canisters, and heart rate monitors.
6. Must be able to use the following software: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, E-mail) and be able to navigate the World Wide Web. Must be able to learn Turbofit software on the job.
7. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language.
8. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.
9. Must be able to demonstrate essential job functions as outlined above.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

Extended standing and some lifting of under 10 pounds is required 50% of the time Health and safe exposures include:

1. Noise extremes – time exposed 4%
2. Ventilation extreme – time exposed less than 1%
3. Bad weather – time exposed less than 1%
4. Safety Hazards – time exposed 5%
5. Contamination exposure to disease or toxic substances – time exposed 20%

This position requires a person with a very flexible schedule as hours vary daily depending on needs of accommodating classes and community members into the lab. To meet these lab demands, it may require recurring late/early hours. Computer screen is used 70% of the time. Must be able to climb or pull self upward, kneel, stoop, crawl, crouch, balance, and guide, feeding materials into proper position. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions without a significant risk of injury or to otherwise demonstrate or explain how they can perform the essential functions listed above.

Persons in this position are exposed to blood, other bodily fluids, or other potentially infectious materials and therefore are required to have a current hepatitis B vaccination. The employee has the right to waive the inoculations.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:


1. Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Human Performance, or other closely related field.
2. One year experience directly working with the public in various arenas (i.e., personal training, coaching, teaching, customer service).
3. Experience working or internship in a lab setting.
4. Current CPR and first aid certification

The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Special Qualifications:

1. Experience managing and instructing practicum students.
2. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply

Certifications: American Heart Association CPR Certification

Special Instructions to Applicants:


NOTE: You may be required to upload required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required? No
Open Until Filled Yes

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