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Part-Time Fitness and Wellness Assistant

Miami Dade College
North Campus

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Health & Medical Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job Title: Part-Time Fitness and Wellness Assistant
Location: North Campus
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 1006164
Job Details

Job Family

STAFF - Support Staff




$11.00 - $13.25


Biology, Health and Wellness

Reports To

Aquatic and Fitness Center Manager

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status


First Review Date

September 15, 2023Job Summary

The Assistant provides assistance to the Center's management and staff in the coordination and implementation of all functions and services of the Fitness and Wellness Center and the Instructional Assistance Program that serves the students and employees of the campus.

Duties & Responsibilities
    Assists in the daily operations of the center and involving programsAssists the Wellness Coordinator in Health and Fitness Assessments and exercise prescriptions with the students, employees and community that participate in the program Assists the Center with campus health tables and student health group projects and eventsProvides customer service information as needed at the Front Counter Area Assists in the data entry, filing and classification as required Serves as mentor of incoming Exercise Science Interns and/or volunteers Assists in the instruction of exercise classes for the Student and Employee Wellness Program Provides assistance in the "Fit to be Well" incentive wellness program Constructs health informative bulletin board and organization of pamphlets created by the departmentAssists in the marketing efforts promoting the Student and Employee wellness program and college credit courses Provides departmental wellness orientations to other campus classes/faculty Participates in campus, departmental and community health and career fairs Assists with the maintenance of fitness equipment and fitness test lab instruments Conducts inventory and recommends equipment and supplies to be purchased for the Wellness Program and Center
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements
    High school graduate or equivalent ( GED ) and successful completion of college courses in the area of Health and Wellness, Sports Medicine or related areas
  • Maintain appropriate certifications as needed and requested by law: American Red Cross Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); or obtained within two (2) months of employment
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and proceduresAbility to comply with HIPAA’s strict guidelines and regulations; to include but not limited to, maintaining strict confidentiality with both medical record keeping and personal medical informationKnowledge in all areas of fitness leadership instruction Knowledge of basic level Microsoft applications and general knowledge of office proceduresExcellent verbal and written skillsPossess a personal commitment to a healthy lifestylePossess a positive customer service attitude to all program users: students, employees, family and visitors
  • Ability to professionally interact and work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, staff, and other health educators
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
Additional Requirements

The final candidate is to successfully complete a background screening and reference check process.


Since we opened our doors in 1960, the educators at Miami Dade College have focused on providing quality and innovative educational opportunities to every member of our community desiring a higher education. Our goal is a simple one, to ensure the success of our students and increase the strength of our communities.

Today, Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 170,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. We also offer numerous Community Education classes as well as online credit classes through the Virtual College.  Specialized and advanced educational opportunities include the prestigious New World School of the Arts, The Honors College and our Dual Enrollment Program.

With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.

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