Program Manager A – Fitness Center & Facilities Manager

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Clark College is currently accepting applications for a part-time, permanent hourly classified Program Manager A in the Thompson Fitness Center. The Program Manager A is expected to work approximately 17 hours a week. The work schedule for this position is Monday-Friday but may include some Saturday and/or evening hours. This position is required to work fully in-person with no opportunity for remote work.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


  • Manage Fitness Center open hours and coordinate Fitness Testing Lab open hours
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise student staff for the Fitness Center. Track student hours for work-study students
  • Develop, maintain, and enforce Fitness Center Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain inventory and oversee, repair, and maintain all instructional O’Connell Sports Center equipment/supplies
  • Maintain orderliness of all equipment storage closets, change rooms, and locker rooms
  • Oversee the set-up and take-down of instructional lab class equipment
  • Attend HPE Division meetings as requested
  • Coordinate with the Cashier’s office regarding Fitness Center memberships
  • Develop and coordinate fitness and wellness opportunities for Clark students, faculty, and staff
  • Prepare and maintain Fitness Center usage reports
  • Set up and maintain laundering systems
  • Oversee towel pick-up and distribution
  • Enforce facility safety rules and eligibility requirements
  • Hold safety training workshops for fitness center staff members at least once per quarter
  • Update first aid kits and spill kits with supplies
  • Conduct CPR/FA training for students and faculty in programs requiring certification
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • Associate degree in fitness or wellness-related field
  • CPR/First Aid/AED instructor certified or ability to obtain upon hire
  • Training/experience with facility safety and management
  • Supervisory experience (scheduling, budgets, managing people)
  • Training/experience facilitating people to meet their health and fitness goals


  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

SALARY RANGE: $23.40 – $31.49/hour | Step A-M | Range: 48 | Code: 107R

Successful candidates typically start at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases.


Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., April 9, 2024.


  • Clark College online application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed.
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process.

Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105 or email [email protected].


Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.


The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or [email protected]. The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317, [email protected], 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

Clark College Human Resources

March 19, 2024 (updated)


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