Job Description

Job Title: Fitness Center Assistant
Job ID: 690137
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Fitness Center
Location: 100 Norman Drive, Cranberry Township PA 16066

Description

Assists the Fitness Center Coordinator in planning, coordinating, and instructing programs involved with the Fitness Center and components of the wellness program.

Responsibilities:
  • Abides by established policies of the facility.
  • Lead individuals and groups in relevant exercise routines.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Participates in planning and developing strategies to enhance the six components of wellness for our residents.
  • Perform individual fitness evaluations on residents.
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Fitness Center Coordinator.
  • Properly maintain exercise equipment and supplies.
  • Teach proper equipment usage, benefits of exercise, and proper body mechanics.

Qualifications

  • Minimum fourth year college student or graduate student in exercise science, gerontology or other related course of study.
  • Prefer some experience in exercise and wellness for the older adult.
  • The individual should have the knowledge and skills to develop and execute an exercise program for the older adult.
  • Should be skilled at providing quality interventions to meet the physical needs and abilities of the residents.
  • Has the knowledge to execute interventions to achieve total wellness for interested residents with a variety of diagnose and abilities.
  • Must exhibit the ability to give instructions to others and be encouraging.
  • Must have an understanding of all levels of older adults physical functioning and have an enthusiastic approach toward exercise and wellness.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.12 to $18.40

Union Position: No

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