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Fitness Center Assistant

  • Job ID: 768379188
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8a-4:30p
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Asbury Heights
  • Department: Administration
  • Location: 700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh PA 15243
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $22.74 / hour


Assists the Fitness Center Coordinator in planning, coordinating, and instructing programs involved with the Fitness Center and components of the wellness program. This position is 8a-4:30p daylight and every other holiday.



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



- 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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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