Fitness and Wellness

Overview:
Responsible for directly supervising various UREC activities, including, but not limited to Sport Club competitions and practices, Outdoor Adventures programming, and open recreation.


Location:

Edinburg

Responsibility

Position Overview

This position is responsible for supervising a safe environment on the fitness floor.

Major Duties

  • Assist and educate patrons on how to properly set up and utilize a wide variety of weight and cardio machines.
  • Communicate and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Ensure there is not misuse or abuse of machines.
  • Provide proper spotting for weight room participants.
  • Assist with the marketing efforts of fitness/wellness programs.
  • Maintain assigned areas for cleanliness and patron safety.
  • Clean and maintain fitness equipment.
  • Monitor members/guest for any potential medical emergencies.
  • Provide customer service and communicate with participants and staff.
  • Assist with emergency situations and evacuations when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Must be a current student or a student pre-registered for the upcoming long semester (fall/spring). Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0

Preferred

  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Previous experience in a health and fitness setting
  • Major in Kinesiology, Dance, Health/Wellness, Exercise Science, or related field
  • Excellent customer service

 



Location:

Edinburg

Responsibility

Position Overview

Provides assistance to the Fitness Coordinator with implementation and development of programs, services and special events.

Major Duties

  • Assist Fitness Coordinator in managing fitness/wellness staff.
  • Assist in overseeing fitness/wellness programs such as group fitness, personal training and other special programs.
  • Track and prepare monthly program participant reports.
  • Assist with marketing efforts of fitness/wellness programs.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and evaluation of fitness/wellness programs.
  • Record and maintain equipment inventory for fitness/wellness programs.
  • Assist with daily operations of the office.
  • Enforce the established policies and procedures for the recreational facility in a fair, prudent and professional manner.
  • Assist with departmental special events.
  • Assist with emergency situations and evacuations when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience in health/fitness/wellness setting
  • Excellent customer service

Preferred

Experience in a leadership role and previous experience in a health and fitness environment

Additional Information

Must be a current student or a student pre-registered for the upcoming long semester (fall/spring)
Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5

 



Location:

Edinburg

Responsibility

Position Overview

Group Exercise Instructors are responsible for leading safe, fun, and effective group workout sessions. Instructor hours are dependent on class offerings and instructor availability

Major Duties
  • Plan, develop and instruct safe, fun and well-rounded exercise classes using approved exercise guidelines and principles.
  • Ensure safety of participants by understanding general signs and symptoms of physical exertion.
  • Provide exercise modifications to allow for a variety of fitness levels and abilities.
  • Ensure safety of participants by reporting any facility problems.
  • Advise participants on routine exercise questions.
  • Enforce policies and procedures in a fair, prudent and professional manner.
  • Provide customer service and communicates with staff and patrons.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.¿¿

Qualifications

  • NCCA accredited Primary or Group Fitness Instructor certification (i.e. ACE, AFAA) and/or nationally recognized specialty certification (i.e. Zumba, Spinning)
  • CPR/First Aid certification (i.e. American Red Cross, American Heart Association)
  • Excellent customer service

Preferred

  • Experience in a health/fitness/wellness setting
  • Kinesiology or Health/Wellness/Exercise Science major

Additional Information

Must be a current student or a student pre-registered for the upcoming long semester (fall/spring).

Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

 



Location:

Edinburg

Responsibility

Position Overview

This position is responsible for designing safe and effective personalized workout programs.

Major Duties
  • Assist individuals with setting appropriate lifestyle goals.
  • Create exercise prescriptions for members based on individual goals.
  • Schedule and administer fitness assessments/InBodys
  • Provide exercise modifications to allow for a variety of fitness levels and abilities.
  • Observe and instruct members for proper technique, body posture and movements for safety.
  • Council members on fitness, basic nutrition, and injury prevention.
  • Document patrons' fitness progress regularly
  • Assist with any fitness programs and/or health fairs.
  • Lead group training fitness classes
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • NCCA accredited Personal Training certification (i.e. NASM, ACE, AFFA)
  • CPR/First Aid certification (i.e. American Red Cross, American Heart Association)
  • Excellent customer service

Preferred

  • Experience in a health/fitness/wellness setting
  • Kinesiology or Health/Wellness/Exercise Science major

Additional Information

Must be a current student or a student pre-registered for the upcoming long semester (fall/spring)
Student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0