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Personal Trainer

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 06/15/2017
Working Title Personal Trainer
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Other
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University is seeking student employees to act as personal trainers. Personal trainers are responsible for conducting personal training sessions with clients registered through the Intramural and Recreation Healthy U Fitness Personal Training program. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
- Conducting Fit@Pitt fitness assessments
- Developing individualized exercise programs
- Enhancing clients’ personal fitness goals
- Assisting, monitoring and instructing clients by ensuring safe and effective use of gym equipment and weight machines
- Motivating clients to achieve their fitness goals
- Providing equal and respectful treatment to all participants
- Acting as a first responder in case of any emergency

Job Requirements

- Preferred Education: Currently pursuing or completed bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science or other fitness-related fields. Currently pursuing master’s degree in sports medicine, health and physical activity, physical therapy, other fitness-related fields.
- Preferred Certification: ACSM Personal Trainer certification or equivalent certification from a Nationally recognized organization (experience and/or coursework can substitute for certification)
- CPR/AED Certification
- Ability to maintain a routine weekly work schedule for an entire semester
- Ability to attend required in-services and trainings each semester
- Willingness to work weekends

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $15.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 16
Anticipated Hours per Week 2-4
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Schedule clients when they request personal training.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Trees Hall, Baierl, Bellefield Fitness Centers
Posting Number S-04914-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a currently registered student taking at least 6 credits?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Media Sample