Fitness Assistant

 

 

Not Currently Hiring for this Position. Please check back in Spring 2018 for openings 

Position Name: Fitness Assistant

Job Description:

A Fitness Assistant is responsible for enforcing the rules and policies of the fitness center. Fitness Assistants are responsible for monitoring the fitness center and all the participants. They must be able to learn and independently demonstrate proper use of the all weight and cardio machines to patrons and be able to provide assistance when needed. Fitness Assistants are responsible for correctly identifying which muscle groups each machine targets. Additional responsibilities include cleaning the machines and cardio equipment, and practicing exceptional customer service.  Each Fitness Assistant must be able to independently recognize and emergency and provide appropriate care in a timely fashion. Morning, night and/or weekend hours are required. All Fitness Assistants must be First Aid/CPR/AED certified within 30 days of hire date. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

 

Each Fitness Assistant Must Be Able To:

  • Provide a clean, safe, and welcoming environment for all participants
  • Visually recognize an emergency
  • Move quickly to respond to an emergency situation in a timely manner
  • Independently perform CPR if the situation requires such action
  • Verbally communicate via radio
  • Develop working knowledge of Recreational Services Fitness Program to provide customer service in the Fitness Center (this includes Group Fitness, Personal Training, and upcoming Special Events/Trainings)
  • Maintain knowledge of all fitness equipment
  • Independently adjust each machine to fit the patron’s needs
  • Verbally communicate usage instructions with patron
  • independently demonstrate proper use of all fitness equipment in SAC and Belk Fitness Centers
  • Submit appropriate reports using an iPad
  • Scan ID card for entry into facility
  • Independently operate Crestron panel to adjust music volume and channel selection to patrons
  • Operate a standard Mac desktop without assistance to perform general job duties
  • Provide assistance to patrons by correctly spotting basic lifts including but not limited to a squat, chest press, and shoulder press
  • Reach all parts of the Fitness Equipment in order wipe down entire machine to maintain cleanliness
  • Lift [up to] a 45lb plate to rerack it in its proper location without assistance
  • Answer phone calls and verbally communicate with caller to provide customer service

Education Requirements:

  • Must be a current UNC Charlotte student
  • Must not be working more than 20hrs/week in another on-campus position

Technical Requirements:

  • First Aid Certification (preferred)
  • CPR/AED Certification (preferred)
  • Must work at least 10 hours/week or 2 shifts/week
  • Must be available early mornings, nights and weekends

Questions? Contact Liz Newcomb for more information.