The purpose of the Fitness Specialist is to provide professional fitness service to members, clients and guests of the center to appropriately meet the health and fitness needs of each individual. Maintain a positive and professional demeanor during interactions and work related relationships with all persons at the center including but not limited to members, guests and team members as provided in the Team Member Handbook at the time of hire.
Bachelor's degree from as 4 year college or university in a health-related, exercise science, kinesiology, or physical education major required.
A current NCCA accredited certification (i.e., ACSM CPT, ACSM HFS, NSCA CPT, NSCA CSCS, NASM CPT, ACE, etc.) is required.
Highly desirable certifications in clinical exercise are the ACSM CES, ACSM RCEP, and NATA ATC.
CPR/AED and First Aid certification required. ACLS training preferred.
Prior work experience or an internship in the fitness industry preferred.
Strong communication skills and ability to work with members in a positive, service based manner required.
Proficient computer and word processing skills required.
Ability to manage multiple projects with high level of organizational skills and efficiency.
Knowledge and general use of Microsoft Excel/spreadsheet software and other core business software (Compete) preferred.
CPR/AED and First Aid certification required.
ACLS training preferred.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Offers of employment are contingent upon the candidate successfully completing a pre-employment drug test and/or background check prior to the commencement of employment. All applicants offered employment requiring more than 15 hours per week are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test.
The Health and Fitness Center at Washtenaw Community College - 17 months ago