The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Health and Wellness
Entry Level
$40,431 - $50,545 / year
Competition Number: #102-23.24

Closing Date: September 20, 2023 at 4:00 PM


Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic (CSIA) is a collaborative and magnetic organization whose purpose is to partner with coaches, athletes, and organizations in the pursuit of excellence. Canadian Sport Institute's High-Performance training centre is in the UNB Kinesiology building.

REDS Recreation provides physical activity and wellness opportunities for students, faculty/staff, alumni, and the community. We offer memberships, club sports & intramurals, group fitness, fee-based programs, aquatic-based activities, unorganized recreational opportunities, occupational testing, outdoor recreation and more in both group and individual experiences. We are housed in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER although many activities take place throughout the UNB campus and community.


Full-time | 1-Year Term | Fredericton | On-Campus

Standard Work Hours: Variable Hours & Days | 36.25 hours per week

Salary Range: $40,431 - $50,545 per annum

This salary range is subject to increases based upon the terms of the new collective agreement once signed by both parties.


Reporting to the Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach (CSIA) and the Associate Director, REDS Recreation, the Exercise Physiologist & Strength Coach is a partnership between REDS Recreation and Canadian Sport Institute Atlantic.

  • Instruct progressive programs (including assessments) for various special populations, including general strength and conditioning programs.
  • Supervise strength and conditioning sessions in the High-Performance Centre.
  • Instruct one-on-one and/or group personal training sessions.
  • Lead testing sessions for both groups and individuals.
  • Assist with individual & group assessments.
  • Assist in training, mentoring, and evaluating other instructors of special populations and healthy strength & conditioning programs.
  • Manage and present performance and monitoring data.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A University Degree in Kinesiology or a related field.
  • Current Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP) Certification.
  • Current National Strength & Conditioning Association Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) Certification.
  • Current First Aid, CPR and AED Certification

Additional Strengths

  • Additional health and fitness certifications would be considered an asset.
  • Additional training with special populations would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working at CSIA and/or UNB REDS Recreation would be considered an asset.
  • English/French bilingualism would be considered an asset.

A little bit about us

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

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UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.


The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.