Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Position works on an as needed basis, but will average 10-15 hours per week. Morning, evening, and weekend availability is needed.
18 years of age.
Bachelor’s degree in the health/fitness field or national accredited primary certification.
Current CPR/AED Cert through the American Red Cross.
1 year experience as a Personal Trainer.
The hiring range for this position is $23.07 - $29.42 per hour.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Athletics Department for the Danforth Campus.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Please include cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references. The cover letter can be included as the first page of your resume upload.
The Team WashU BearFit Personal Trainer provides our members with customized fitness programs while educating them on proper nutrition, cardiovascular exercise, resistance training and attaining a healthier lifestyle.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Building and maintaining clientele base
Punctual and prepared for all appointments with clients or staff meetings
Develop, maintain, and build a Personal Training client base
Be available for Sumers Wellness Consultations to gain new clients
Instruct Small Group Training
Knowledge of anatomy, functional exercise, basic nutrition, and basic exercise science
Educates members on current health and fitness issues and trends
Ability to execute individual fitness program design in a safe and effective manner
Ability to demonstrate and teach exercises while providing feedback on technique
Dedicated to maintaining personal integrity and personal health and fitness
Attends mandatory and option staff training classes
Promotes and sells personal training programs and all Sumers programming
Responsible for booking/ rebooking/ and checking out all clients using our Fusion programming
Greet and make members/guests feel welcomed as they enter and exit the Sumers
Treat all members and guests with respect
Create a welcoming presence with the way you present yourself and communicate to all members/guests
Inspire members and guests to lead a healthy and active lifestyle through participation in WashU Rec programs and services
Maintain positive communication with members/guests to make everyone feel they belong in our facilities
Respond promptly to participant’s concerns and follow up when applicable
Have a kind, patient, understanding and positive attitude
Communicate clearly with Facility Lead and other Team WashU staff
Educating members/guests on where to find additional information as necessary
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.