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Initial Review Date (IRD): 04/08/2021
Dept Marketing Statement Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Athletics for Fitness & Wellness, the Certified Personal Fitness Trainer works with individuals and small groups to achieve their personal fitness goals by providing fitness evaluations, designing personalized fitness training programs, and providing in-person and/or virtual exercise instruction and supervision; assists in program administration; manages training-related facilities and equipment; provides excellent customer service; and participates in program marketing.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Range Information: $18-$48/Hourly No. of Positions: 6 Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is not eligible for benefits. Schedule Information: Part-time, Variable Percentage of Time: 0% BYA Average Hours Per Week: 6.4 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Days Employee Classification: This is a Limited Appointment Job End Date: 06-30-2021 Job Code Classification:  RECR PRG LEADER 2 BYA Location: UC Santa Cruz Campus, East Field House Union Representation: Non-represented
Job Duties 70%: Personal Fitness Instruction
Design individualized exercise programs for a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Provide in-person and virtual teaching, demonstration, and promotion of safe and effective exercise techniques, equipment use, and facility etiquette.
Show up to sessions early enough to be fully set-up and prepared to greet clients by at least 5 minutes prior to scheduled appointments.
Begin and end training session on time according to scheduled appointments.
Maintain a positive, encouraging, inclusive, and non-intimidating workout atmosphere.
Provide safe, appropriate, and effective exercise modifications when needed.
Update and modify workout designs as needed and when appropriate.
Maintain current certifications for all types of training being prescribed and performed.
Limit training prescription and advice to the scope of practice of professional certifications.
Maintain CPR/AED and First-Aid certifications.
15%: Program Administration
Assist in administration of client consultation, intake, and tracking procedures, including oversight of health history screening, liability waiver signatures, verification of payment, and reporting of session usage.
Document training activities and prescribed exercises for each client.
Ensure clients have signed all required waivers prior to the beginning of training sessions.
Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.
Complete and submit quarterly self-evaluations.
Read and respond to all communications from supervisor in a timely manner.
5%: Facility & Equipment Management
Report any unsafe facility and/or equipment conditions or repair needs immediately.
Return facilities and equipment to clean, organized, and secure condition after each session.
Learn and consistently exercise proper use of facilities and equipment.
Assist in the promotion and enforcement of facility policies.
5%: Customer Service
Greet customers warmly, enthusiastically, and by name (smiling, eye contact, etc.).
Communicate client issues, concerns, and feedback to supervisor immediately.
Be able to accurately answer questions regarding program fees, sales procedures, facility locations/layouts, program and facility policies, and program information sources.
Provide pre- and/or post-session notifications or reminders regarding program information (i.e. new policies, schedule changes, upcoming promotions, etc.).
Participate in promotional programs and events.
Regularly update biographical information on website as needed.
Participate in the production of promotional materials as needed (i.e. photo shoots, videos, etc.).
Prior experience regularly (i.e. 1 or more times per week) training or directly assisting in the training of college-age personal fitness clients.
Ability to design and prescribe safe, effective, and appropriate exercise programs based on client's current health conditions & limitations, fitness levels, and personal goals.
Ability to effectively instruct clients on proper exercise techniques, use of fitness equipment, and fitness concepts (i.e. attaining suggested exercise heart rate).
Ability to effectively relate to and be sensitive to the needs of a diverse population of potential customers in regards to age, ethnicity, sexual-orientation, physical ability, and exercise experience.
Ability to communicate effectively, professionally, and courteously with a diverse population of potential customers.
Verbal and written communication skills in the English language, active listening, and dynamic flexibility in adapting to the needs of clients.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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