Posting Summary: The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division within Virginia Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for Personal Trainer. These are part-time, wage positions with the primary purpose of directly leading personal training sessions with clients to meet the fitness interests and demands of the University community (students, faculty, staff and UVa affiliates).
Experience and skills needed include administering fitness assessments and/or consultations; designing and leading personal training sessions in an individual or group setting.
We are seeking personal trainers with the ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote fitness and wellness including identifying the need for and modifying movements for participant safety. Ideal candidates will have the availability to consistently work with a number of clients per semester. Personal Trainers are expected to attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.
Personal Trainers are expected to establish a positive rapport and relationship with student and departmental staff, members and guests of the facility as well as promote exceptional customer service to create a positive environment for members and guests. Instructors are also expected to maintain a Standard of Excellence in professionalism and safety.
It is also important that team members recognize and represent our Core Values, which are:
*Exceptional Quality ?We hold ourselves to the highest standards in all services provided. We strive to exceed the expectations of those we serve. *Life-Long Learning - We value active learning to enhance social inclusion, citizenship, and personal development. *Teamwork - We work together effectively to achieve goals, while encouraging individual contribution and responsibility. *Integrity -We take responsibility for our actions. We will communicate openly & honestly to build relationships based on trust, respect, and caring. *Play ? We are serious about making "living well" fun.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Not Required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Some experience administering fitness assessments and/or consultations.
Some experience designing and leading personal training sessions in an individual or group setting.
Required License or Certification: Nationally recognized personal training certification such as ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA, etc. is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote fitness and wellness.
For participant safety, ability to identify the need for modifying movements and communicating and demonstrating these modifications to participants,
Availability to consistently work with a number of clients per semester.
Must have exemplary customer service skills and communication skills .
Responsible for attending regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.
Required Computer Applications: NA
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.