Position Overview: Responsible
for the safety and conduct of all participants utilizing the Fitness Center,
Weight Training Center, and MP Fit fitness facilities.
Duties included but not limited to:
Demonstrates the proper use of equipment in all rooms.
Provides instruction/information in response to members' questions.
Provides a fitness facility orientation to new members and/or guests, upon
Refers members to supervisors when special needs or concerns exist.
Greets members and makes them feel welcome and oriented to URec fitness
Educate members and/or guests on equipment/machine that will work on certain
areas of the body.
Knows, supports and enforces the Fitness Center, Weight Training and MP Fit
policies and procedures.
Moves throughout the rooms remaining highly visible and approachable.
Shows continual willingness to interact with and support the diverse goals of
Promotes programs of URec and solicits members' opinions of programs.
Follows up on comments/complaints made by members.
Acts with professionalism and avoids involving members in personal or
Promotes various programs that occur within the fitness programming area.
Fitness/Wellness Representative is not on, Fitness Associate will perform the
below responsibilities in addition to the ones stated above:
Register members and/or guests
in fitness/wellness related appointments/programs.
Make daily reservations for racquetball,
walleyball and tennis.
Issue equipment to members and/or guests.
Inventory equipment and communicates when
equipment is either missing or is damaged.
Records daily stats.
Monitor the membership/guest of any potential
Ensure that there is not misuse or abuse of
Perform preventative maintenance on fitness
related equipment (such as wiping down equipment during scheduled shift time,
cleaning mirrors, vacuuming and assisting participants in putting free weights
in proper areas.)
Complete and forms pertinent to the operation of
the Fitness facilities.
Informs the department of any machine which has
malfunctioned or broken down.
Responsible for all opening and closing duties
within that area.
Assist in laundering towels.
Closes down unsafe/broken equipment and submits
appropriate work orders.
Complete any other tasks assigned by the
Assistant Director, Fitness/Wellness or Graduate Assistant.
CMU student (undergraduate or graduate). Must be
able to lift 50 pounds.
Working Conditions: Potential contact with bio-hazardous materials. Potential
of a hostile work environment due to conflict and enforcing policies and
procedures; potential of members and guests with health related illness and
cardiac problems. Prolonged period on feet.
Adult, Child and Infant CPR and Standard First Aid (American Red Cross -
preferred), A.E.D Certification (preferred) and Right to Know training. Must be
obtained once position has been offered and accepted. Must have completed PED
189 - Weight Training and Conditioning or transfer equivalent or prior relevant
experiences; appreciation of individual skills and diversity of clientele;
ability to provide a positive environment free of discrimination for all
Interested and qualified
individuals should complete an on-line employment application and submit a
résumé: Please direct any questions to the Assistant Director of Student
Personnel (989) 774-3686, firstname.lastname@example.org.