Working Title: Personal Trainer
Position Type: Hourly Wage
Department: Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports
Posting Date: 08-07-2017
The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division within Virginia Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for Personal Trainer. These are part-time, wage positions with the primary purpose of directly leading personal training sessions with clients to meet the fitness interests and demands of the University community (students, faculty, staff and UVa affiliates).
Experience and skills needed include administering fitness assessments and/or consultations; designing and leading personal training sessions in an individual or group setting.
We are seeking personal trainers with the ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote fitness and wellness including identifying the need for and modifying movements for participant safety. Ideal candidates will have the availability to consistently work with a number of clients per semester. Personal Trainers are expected to attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.
Personal Trainers are expected to establish a positive rapport and relationship with student and departmental staff, members and guests of the facility as well as promote exceptional customer service to create a positive environment for members and guests. Instructors are also expected to maintain a Standard of Excellence in professionalism and safety.
It is also important that team members recognize and represent our Core Values, which are:
*Exceptional Quality ?We hold ourselves to the highest standards in all services provided. We strive to exceed the expectations of those we serve.
*Life-Long Learning - We value active learning to enhance social inclusion, citizenship, and personal development.
*Teamwork - We work together effectively to achieve goals, while encouraging individual contribution and responsibility.
*Integrity -We take responsibility for our actions. We will communicate openly & honestly to build relationships based on trust, respect, and caring.
*Play ? We are serious about making "living well" fun.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote fitness and wellness.
For participant safety, ability to identify the need for modifying movements and communicating and demonstrating these modifications to participants,
Availability to consistently work with a number of clients per semester.
Must have exemplary customer service skills and communication skills .
Responsible for attending regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.
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