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Fitness Center Assistant (Part-time) - Staff Pool

Employer
Houston Community College System
Location
Houston, Texas, Central

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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Fitness Center Assistant (Part-time) - Staff Pool🔍Houston, Texas, Central▾▸1 additional locationHouston, Texas, John B Coleman Building📁Part-Time📅21002NY Requisition #📅Aug 21, 2023 Post DateThe Opportunity
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you’re a tech savvy, process improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships with communities and individuals, we’re looking for you.

Highlights: We are currently seeking an exceptional individual who will advance the institution’s proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your planning and execution, if you’re a collaborator, an innovator and a person who gets things done, apply today!

SUMMARY

Assist with the daily operations of the fitness center. Assist members with fitness assessments, goals, and individual programs, and work in the weight room to ensure safety standards and teaches member classes. Provide management and leadership in the fitness center during shift.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assist with clerical duties, inventories, and training of new employees.

Teach member classes and answers fitness related questions of members and students.

Help maintain data and statistics on fitness center members and physical education classes and students.

Assist members in their fitness assessment, goals, and individual programs.

Work the front desk (sell memberships, answer phone, answers student inquires, hands out towels, etc.)

Work in the weight room to insure the safety of the members.

Assist with instructor needs for equipment, supplies, etc.

Maintain equipment for safety and cleanliness, making repairs if appropriate.

Open and/or close the fitness center.

Offer institutional support with events such as Walk America, HCCS clean-up day, etc

Conduct orientation for new members in the safe and proper use of all weight equipment in the weight room.

Teach member classes (water aerobics, abs, etc.)

Offer fitness advice and help with individual fitness students.

Work to improve knowledge, skills, and abilities in the fitness industry through continuing education and certifications.

Assist the Manager with the oversight of attendants and fitness center staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION
Associate’s degree in a fitness related field is required. Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred.

CPR and First-Aid Certification required.

National certification through ACSM, NSCA, ACE or AFFA desirable.

EXPERIENCE
One (1) year work experience in a fitness center environment required.

Assessment and exercise recommendation experience required.

Prefer national certification through ACSM, NSCA, ACE, AFFA desirable.

Lifeguard certification preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Must have the ability to function in many areas of the fitness center

Must have the ability to manage multiple responsibilities

Must be able and willing to work some Saturdays

Must be willing to improve knowledge, skills, and abilities in the fitness industry through continuing education and certifications

Basic computer knowledge and skills require

The Organization
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.

Location

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:

  • Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
  • Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
  • Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
  • Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
  • The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
  • World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
  • With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
  • Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.


    If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.


    EEO StatementHouston Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies.

    David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator
    Office of Institutional Equity

    PO Box 667517

    Houston TX, 77266

    713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu

    HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

    Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.

Organization

Houston Community College is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development, and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society.

Houston Community College offers more than 300 degrees and certificates as well as over 2,000 courses.

Working at HCC

Houston Community College System (HCCS) employs a competitive hiring process for Faculty, Staff and Administrators. We offer a wide-range of benefits for our employees and their family members. To view our employee benefits, visit HCC Summary of Benefits. We employ full-time, part-time/adjunct and temporaries for a composite institutional staffing of approximately 6,000 employees.

About Houston

Houston is a business leader and has a vibrant economy with an abundance of amentities and resources. The City of Houston is home to more than 2.2 million people and the Greater Houston area has a population of more than 5 million. The city has a diverse mix of food, music, sports, amenities and resources.

 

 

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