Print Friendly, PDF & Email


Associated Students is recruiting for a Wildcat Wellness Center Coordinator. This is a full-time, full-year (2080 hours), non-exempt position. The rate of pay starts at $22.00/hr, depending on experience. The anticipated schedule is Monday through Friday with possible evenings and weekend hours. The schedule is subject to change based on operational needs.

Associated Students offers excellent benefits to include medical, dental and vision insurance with a generous employer contribution toward the cost. Basic life, AD&D, and long term disability are fully employer paid. Retirement is offered through CalPERS, the largest public pension fund in the US. An employee contribution to this defined benefit plan is required in addition to a significant employer contribution.

The Associated Students (AS) is a comprehensive campus auxiliary corporation of CSU, Chico serving thousands of students, faculty, staff and community members through myriad student programs, services and business enterprises. With an annual budget of more than $21M, the AS operates residential and retail dining services, the Bell Memorial Union, the Wildcat Recreation Center (WREC), and administers the contract for the Wildcat Store (bookstore). Additionally, the AS offers a wide variety of services and programs such as: CAVE (Community Action Volunteers in Education), Child Development Lab, Adventure Outings, Recycling, Sustainability and student government. Typically, the AS employs more than 100 full and part-time employees and more than 750 students.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.

To be considered, you must submit an application in full and attach a resume and attach a cover letter.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Wildcat Wellness Center Coordinator


Under the guidance of the Associate Executive Director, this position is responsible for evolving the new Wildcat Wellness Center.  The center is designed to serve as a space for students to practice proactive self-care through a variety of methods including but not limited to drop in self-serve opportunities as well as one-on-one and group programs with peer, intern and campus facilitators.  The position is responsible for developing a breadth of program offerings in line with data from student focus groups.  This position oversees the progress of these programs and the campus relationships required to facilitate them.  In addition, this position oversees part-time student employees and the day-to-day operations of the center.


Design, implement, and supervise a full menu of programs and services such as:

-Group exercise classes

-Non-credit instructional programs

-Drop-in/self-service wellness access

-One on one and group lead peer programs.

  • Manage all frontline/front of the house aspects of management software and cash handling procedures.
  • Coordinate access and entry logistics for all Wellness Center activities.
  • Facilitate and supervise all campus collaboration programs with all relevant campus departments.
  • Develop and enforce procedures around facility use, access, priority, etc.
  • Report and coordinate facility maintenance and custodial needs
  • Research, purchase, manage and insure maintenance of all relevant equipment.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise and evaluate student employees.
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate relevant interns and volunteers.
  • Develop and monitor Wellness Center operating budget.
  • Create and implement assessment tools for program quality, satisfaction, academic persistence, GPA, etc.
  • Assist in limiting liability by ensuring customers are aware of safety information and complete waiver.
  • Ensure comprehensive safety training program including staff training, injury/accident reports, program risk assessment, etc.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Approximately 15-20 student employees.


Work is performed in a typical office environment with prolonged periods of work on a computer and regular contact with others.  Participation in various activities, events, meetings and/or retreats on or off campus which may include evenings and/or weekends may be required.  Possible that position may begin remotely and could, at times, be hybrid in nature.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: – Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; verbal and written communication.  Periodically move equipment up to 30lbs.


Position may travel annually to conferences out of state.  Local travel for trainings and work-related errands is also possible.


  • Knowledge of the practices, procedures, and activities of a Health and Wellness Center.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and effectively deal with unexpected issues.
  • General knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management.
  • General knowledge of group process training and development practices.
  • General knowledge of student development theory and desired outcomes.
  • General knowledge of managing critical situations including but not limited to mandated reporting.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and ability to adapt to multiple software systems.
  • Ability to effectively organize and administer programs and services.
  • Ability to successfully communicate with students, faculty, staff and subordinates including the ability clearly express ideas and directions verbally and in writing including attention to composition, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
  • Effectively lead individuals and groups and oversee the work of others.
  • Work independently on multiple tasks without close supervision.
  • Recognize multicultural value systems and work accordingly.
  • Ability to compile, prepare, write and review reports, as well as comprehend, analyze, and provide appropriate solutions to problems and recommend courses of action.
  • Ability to independently oversee a facility’s operation, programs and services.
  • Knowledge of principles of budgeting and fiscal responsibility.
  • Ability to establish, maintain and effectively collaborate with campus partners, vendors and the campus community.
  • Ability to establish management goals, facilitate change, and implement innovative programs and services
  • Ability to work as a part of a team to reach set goals.
  • Ability to effectively work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student population and staff.
  • Ability to work varying hours including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a major in health science, counseling, recreation administration, physical education, kinesiology/exercise science, business administration or related field.
  • Specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Equivalent to two years professional-level experience managing health/wellness programs during which time the applicant has acquired and/or demonstrated the ability to perform the essential duties of the position.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in above education fields.
  • Experience with instructing, counseling, coaching, mentoring.

Special Requirements:

Possession of or ability to obtain a current and valid California Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.

How to Apply: For a full description and to apply visit:

Equivalent to two years professional-level experience managing health/wellness programs

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $22.00

    About Associated Students of California State University, Chico

    The Associated Students (AS) of CSU, Chico connects students to their ultimate college experience by employing, empowering, and engaging Wildcats through programs, services, and facilities created for students by students.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes