Fitness Center Specialist (PT)

Sugar Grove, IL
Aug 22, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

The Fitness Center Specialist serves as an instructor for credit fitness center classes and non-credit courses, conducts fitness assessments and consultations, designs exercise programs and offers personal training services. This position provides floor supervision, member exercise instruction and assists with overall facility operations as designated by the Program Coordinator. The Fitness Center Specialist reports to the Fitness Center Manager.


Assist with instruction for credit and noncredit fitness classes.

Assist with monitoring of student activity and usage; supervise the floor.

Provide facility tours and instruct members in use of equipment.

Enforce Fitness Center policies and regulations.

Provide students/members with fitness assessments and exercise prescription.

Perform pre- and progress-testing and assist with instruction of extra credit opportunities for students.

Provide personal training services.

Assist with development, implementation and teaching of group training sessions.

Assist with maintaining facility cleanliness, equipment repair and maintenance.

Maintain a working knowledge of fitness center programs/courses in order to appropriately promote programs and meet client needs.

Monitor members' exercise programs and provide regular re-evaluation.

Assist with the preparation of reports and record-keeping.

Assist with the development and implementation of fitness-related programs, incentive activities and other
special events.

Respond promptly and calmly to any emergency situations that may arise. Other duties as assigned.

Req ID: req269

Job Title: Fitness Center Specialist (PT)

Division: Fitness Center

Location: Sugar Grove Campus

Grant Funded: No

Employment Type: Part-time Support Staff

Compensation Range: 15.66 - 15.66, starting pay, prior experience will be considered

Compensation Type: Hourly

Work Schedule: Other

Other Work Schedule Details: Tuesday- 5:15 a.m.- noon; Wednesday 5:15 a.m.- noon; Thursday- 1:15 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Work Hours: 20-25

Documents to be attached: Cover Letter-Yes
Transcripts-Yes (can also be provided at interview)

Special Instructions to Applicants: A copy of your transcript is required at the time of interview.

Testing: No

Targeted Hire Date: 12/4/2017

Position Qualifications:
Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree in physical education, exercise physiology, fitness management or related field preferred.

One year experience in the area of personal fitness or equivalent required.

Current adult CPR/AED recognition care or willingness to complete prior to start of employment.

ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA or equivalent personal trainer certification required.

Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications.

Ability to work independently and cooperatively.

Customer service oriented.


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