Student Hourly or Work Study, Personal Trainer - Recreation Services
The University of Kansas Medical Center - Lawrence, KS

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Position Overview

Department Name: Recreation Services
Job Title: Personal Trainer at the Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Ctr
Position Number: 00069590

Job Duties:Duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for leading participants through a safe and effective workout prescribed by the trainer.
Developing, leading & instructing participants through flexibility, cardiovascular, & resistance training programs
Defining measurable and attainable goals
Implementing risk management when necessary
Maintaining training session logs for the participant’s file
Assisting with special events
Ensuring payment has been received for session
Accurately documenting and completing payroll by the Sunday prior to pay date
Promptly alerting Assistant Director with any concerns or questions
Report broken/malfunctioning equipment, program concerns, personal issues
Attend monthly meetings and all required trainings.

Required Qualifications:
Must be enrolled at KU- 6 hours during fall/spring.
Possess current CPR/AED certification, or willing to obtain within 4 weeks of employment
Either completion of ACE Personal Training Program taught through KU Recreation Services and Professional fitness certification will be required 6- Months from hire date. Or, Nationally recognized organizations such as ACE, AFAA, ACSM etc. accepted. Personal Trainers are required to maintain certifications while employed at ASRFC.
Instructors are required to attend mandatory in house continuing education that is provided by ASRFC.
Personal Trainers are required to work an average of 6 hours a week.

Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent written and verbal communication
Previous experience as a personal trainer
Advertised Hourly Rate : $9.15 -$13.50 per hour
Work Schedule: Trainers will possibly work morning, afternoon and evening hours Monday-Friday and / or various weekends.

Contact for Applicants:
Ben Saathoff
Assistant Director
Application Deadline: Decemeber 19, 2012

Conditions of Employment

Students holding student hourly appointments must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours during the academic year. Enrollment of one credit hour during the summer session is required if the student was not enrolled the previous spring or is not pre-enrolled in the upcoming fall term.

Application Instructions

Special Application Instructions: Application for this position requires a resume, cover letter and three references. Complete answers to all application questions, are also a required component for this application to be considered complete.
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