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Fitness and Recreation - Beaman Trainer II

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Posting Details

POSITION INFORMATION

Position Title Fitness and Recreation - Beaman Trainer II
Posting Number ST01211
Posting date 08/01/2017
Closing date 08/01/2018
Job Type
Internal Job Category Student Employment
Hourly Rate $15.00
Position Purpose

The Beaman Trainer reports to the Director, Assistant Director and the Fitness Graduate Assistant and is responsible for safely and effectively training personal training clients who are part the Belmont Community and facilitating a great fitness environment

Job Functions

Job Function

Ensure that accurate training statistics are maintained (Client session log sheet, client exercise folder, personal training agreement.

Job Function

Educate clients on the proper use of cardiovascular and strength equipment

Job Function

Promote safe technique and form when weight training

Job Function

Provide safe spotting techniques for clients

Job Function

Develop a positive community within the trainer and the client

Job Function

Uphold fitness area policies and conduct them safely and effectively

Job Function

Attend Reunions, CEUs, trainings and developmental programs

Job Function

Promote a healthy image of moderation within the Department of Fitness and Recreation

Job Function

Other duties assigned

POSTING TEXT

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Excellent oral communication skills with co-workers, supervisors, patrons and guests
• Excellent customer interaction skills with co-workers, supervisors, patrons and guests
• Ability to work outside conventional work hours (e.g. weekends, late nights and some holidays)
• Must have a knowledge of fitness programming including: form, client interaction and exercise prescription
• Skills in maintaining and managing records and data keeping
• Must possess the ability to design and implement exercise prescription from within the scope of appropriate exercise prescription guidelines as stated by their certifying organization
• Ability to effectively administer pre and post physical fitness assessments for clients

Experience

Must possess a personal training certification from a NCCA accredited organization

Must keep certifications current and maintain memberships and certifications in professional organization

As a personal trainer you are expected to be a model for living a healthy lifestyle

Education

Must be enrolled as a current student at Belmont University.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Must be able to lift 45lbs
Certification in AED, CPR and First Aid

Additional Information
Special instructions to applicants

All students are required to read and agree to the BU Student Employment Policy prior to submitting an application.

All Federal Work-Study students should also read and agree to the program rules and regulations.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The Department of Fitness & Recreation works to educate, engage, and support the Belmont community by utilizing our talents, abilities, and resources. Describe in detail how you would help carry out this mission as a trainer.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Why is fitness important to you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Have you ever engaged in personal training or trained anyone? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * As a personal trainer you are expected to be a model for living a healthy lifestyle. How would you go about demonstrating healthy living techniques in your role as a trainer?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What do you hope to accomplish as a personal trainer?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * As a Beaman Trainer, the client or customer, always comes first. What experiences do you have with customer service?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have AED, CPR and First Aid Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Are you able to lift 45 lbs?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you possess a personal training certification from a NCCA accredited organization?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of Professional References