The exercise specialist will support the daily operations of the Fitness Center, along with the development and delivery of group exercise classes and intramural program. The exercise specialist will work closely with the Wellness Program Director to deliver membership incentive programs and specialty programs aimed at improving employee health and well-being. Areas of specialization include exercise science and fitness, personal training, and preventive health. The work requires organizational skills, customer service, adherence to policy and procedures, conformance to legal requirements, interaction with internal and external customers and ability to communicate in verbal and written formats.
- Assist with daily operations of fitness center.
- Supervise exercise and proper utilization of fitness equipment.
- Schedules and conducts fitness assessments and fit for duty testing.
- Lead facility orientations and tours to new and prospective members.
- Design and instruct group exercise classes that are fun and safe for all fitness levels.
- Provide personal training customized to the individuals goals and fitness level.
- Develop, promote and supervise intramural sport leagues.
- Contribute to the design, promotion and delivery of health promotion incentive programs.
- Assist with the development and implementation of member recruitment and retention programs.
- Ensures compliance with policies and procedures for facility operations.
- Ensures compliance with safety regulations.
- Supervises and performs equipment and facility maintenance.
- Performs monthly, quarterly and annual preventive maintenance on equipment.
- Works directly with Wellness Program Director to identify equipment needs and repairs.
- Prepare program evaluations and communicate findings to wellness team.
- Research latest fitness trends including classes, equipment and exercises.
- Use multiple sources of information to perform research that may involve regulations, policies and procedures, audit
activities, market analysis, special projects, and other assignments. Prepare reports and communicate findings to HR
management and other ACH personnel.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university
• Field of Study: Kinesiology, Health Promotion, or Exercise Science
1 year total experience required
which includes 1 year of internship and/or fitness center experience
6 months Instructing group exercise classes experience
6 months personal training experience
National Group Fitness Instructor Certificate (such as ACE, AFAA, NSCA, ACSM)
• or National Personal Training Certificate (such as ACE, AFAA, NSCA, ACSM) (Certification)
• Candidate must possess at time of hire
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products including Excel and Word.
Strong organization and time management skills
Ability to work with teams.
Physical Activity - Stand
Physical Activity - Walk
Physical Activity - Sit
Physical Activity - Use hands to touch, handle, or feel
Physical Activity - Reach with hands and arms
Physical Activity - Climb or balance
Physical Activity - Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, or bend
Physical Activity - Talk or hear
Physical Environment - Inside Office Environment / conditions
Physical Environment - Outdoor weather conditions
Physical Environment - Extreme cold (non-weather)
Physical Environment - Blood or bodily fluid
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 10 pounds
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 25 pounds
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 35 pounds
Lifting/Pushing/Pulling Weight - Up to 50 pounds
• (Manage safely with assistance of equipment or another person)
Noise Level - In general, the noise level for this position is considered to be:
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