Fitness

Fitness Associate | Group Fitness Instructor | Personal Trainer

Fitness Associate

RecSports Team Members Responsibilities

  • Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants and guests
  • Uphold and exceed the expectations of the Cornerstones of RecSports Service: accountability, anticipating needs, attitude, and atmosphere
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and apply knowledge as a RecSports ambassador
  • Take ownership of RecSports facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic
  • Promote and maintain cleanliness and appearance within and surrounding RecSports facilities
  • Enforce RecSports policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction
  • Respond to all emergency situations and adhere to established protocol including pre- and post- incident procedures

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Enforce gym policies and procedures in Strength & Conditioning areas
  • Ensure the safety of patrons
  • Develop a strong base-line level of fitness knowledge
  • Guide patrons in proper use of equipment
  • Spot patrons and make spotting decisions based on educated judgment
  • Provide quality customer service (see Customer Service Statement)
  • Provide accurate information and refer patrons to other Fitness services
  • Maintain a presentable atmosphere through thorough cleaning of equipment and workout space
  • Re-rack weights, placing them in the designated space
  • Track patron headcounts
  • Check equipment for wear and signs of damage
  • Report broken equipment
  • First responder in emergency situations
  • Remaining accountable; timeliness and completing the designated work for each shift
  • Report to Fitness Supervisor

Requirements/Qualifications

  • CPR/AED & First Aid Certification required (can be obtained once hired)
  • Must have an interest in personal fitness and a desire to learn
  • Must be willing to start working opening, closing, and/or weekend shifts
  • Must be able to commit to at least 6-8 hours per week
  • Must be able to safely lift at least 50 pounds repeatedly

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Group Fitness Instructor

RecSports Team Members Responsibilities

  • Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants and guests
  • Uphold and exceed the expectations of the Cornerstones of RecSports Service: accountability, anticipating needs, attitude, and atmosphere
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and apply knowledge as a RecSports ambassador
  • Take ownership of RecSports facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic
  • Promote and maintain cleanliness and appearance within and surrounding RecSports facilities
  • Enforce RecSports policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction
  • Respond to all emergency situations and adhere to established protocol including pre- and post- incident procedures

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Keep current in all certifications required.
  • Arrive to work 15 minutes prior to your class, prepared and ready to teach.
  • Stay 15 minutes after class ends to answer any questions participants may have and to ensure that all equipment is placed in its respective area.
  • Ensure that your classes are safe and effective for all fitness levels.
  • Know your scope of practice and act accordingly.
  • Keep class rosters private.
  • Track registered and standby participant counts.
  • Be courteous and helpful to all individuals you assist. Please refer participants to either the Program Assistants or Graduate Assistant if you are unsure of related questions or concerns.
  • Know and enforce all Recreational Sports policies and procedures.
  • Attend all mandatory monthly meetings and continuing education sessions.
  • Act and dress professional and responsibly.
  • Complete peer evaluations each semester.
  • First responder in emergency situations
  • Communicate any problems and/or concerns to your supervisor as soon as possible.

Requirements/Qualifications  *Choose appropriate category

  • No Previous Experience/No Certification
    • Required to take the RecSports Group Fitness Instructor Training Course (audition and interview required for course admittance)
    • Obtain a nationally recognized certification
    • CPR/AED & First Aid Certification required (can be obtained once hired)
  • Previous Experience/Certification:
    • Nationally recognized certification
    • Minimum one year experience
    • A fitness-based resume and two references must be attached with application
    • Upon review of materials the applicant may be invited for an audition and interview which will determine hiring
    • CPR/AED & First Aid Certification required (can be obtained once hired)

*NOTE: Applications for Group Fitness Instructors should include a copy of a resume.

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Personal Trainer

RecSports Team Members Responsibilities

  • Develop professional relationships with co-workers, participants and guests
  • Uphold and exceed the expectations of the Cornerstones of RecSports Service: accountability, anticipating needs, attitude, and atmosphere
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn and apply knowledge as a RecSports ambassador
  • Take ownership of RecSports facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic
  • Promote and maintain cleanliness and appearance within and surrounding RecSports facilities
  • Enforce RecSports policies and procedures to promote participant safety and satisfaction
  • Respond to all emergency situations and adhere to established protocol including pre- and post- incident procedures

Area Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Keep current in all certifications required.
  • Arrive to work 15 minutes prior to your client, prepared and ready to train.
  • Stay 15 minutes after client to ensure that all equipment is placed in its respective area.
  • Ensure that your training sessions are safe and effective for your client.
  • Know your scope of practice and act accordingly.
  • Keep client information private.
  • Track client sessions.
  • Know and enforce all Recreational Sports policies and procedures.
  • Attend all mandatory monthly meetings, continuing education sessions, and mentor groups.
  • Act and dress professional and responsibly.
  • Participate in end of semester evaluations conducted by supervisor.
  • First responder in emergency situations
  • Communicate any problems and/or concerns to your supervisor as soon as possible.

Requirements/Qualifications *Choose appropriate category

  • No Previous Experience/No Certification:
    • Take the Personal Training Preparation Course (Fall Semesters Only)and pass the PTA Global Certification
    • Successful completion of the interview process including the mock client audition
  • Previous Experience/Certification:
    • Nationally recognized certification
    • Minimum one year experience
    • A fitness-based resume and two references must be attached with application
    • Upon review of materials the applicant may be invited for the interview process which will determine hiring
  • CPR/AED & First Aid Certification are required and can be obtained during the hiring process.
  • All personal trainers are required to work a minimum of two shifts (5-6 hours) in the fitness assessment center

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