Temporary Personal Trainer

The University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Personal Trainer:
Using a variety of training, teaching, and motivational techniques, this position will create a positive exercise experience. This position is a professional who leads, and motivates small groups/individuals through intentionally-designed individualized training sessions. They plan effective, exercise science-based individual sessions for different fitness and experience levels. They also possess a wealth of motivational and leadership techniques that help individuals achieve fitness goals. Trainers know the human body, the science of exercise and how to inspire, challenge and motivate change in the lives of the people they lead.  This position also assists with teaching F45 and providing health education sessions to members and the OU community.

**You must successfully attach both your resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.** 

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Required Education: High School Diploma or GED.


  • Must be able to train all ages and special populations
  • If not currently certified, must have the ability to obtain a certification accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) within 6 months of hire.

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Regular exposure to disagreeable conditions, extreme temperature changes, odors, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Lifting and carrying loads up to 50 pounds.
  • Excessive use of arms in a back and forth motion, stooping and bending.
  • Prolonged standing and walking.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age as required by Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • May have constant exposure to loud noises.
Preferred Skills:
  • Personal Trainers currently certified through a NCCA accredited organization such as such as NETA, ACE, AFFA, ACSM, or NSCA.   
Special Instructions:

Diversity Statement

  • The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

  • The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.
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Organization: Fitness and Recreation
Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Schedule: Part-time
Job Posting: May 10, 2022

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