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Personal Trainer
Miami University (OH) | Oxford, Ohio
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Working Title:

Personal Trainer


Recreational Sports Center


Finance & Business Services



Posting Date:


Job Category:


Position Group:

Student Hourly

Student Pay Grade Minimum:


Job Description Summary:

Job ID 1714.

Personal trainers for Miami University are hired to assess, design, and supervise exercise programs for Recreational Center patrons. Trainers must have an appropriate understanding of the principles of human physiology, anatomy, biomechanics, and kinesiology in order to effectively design programs that are safe and compatible with the body's function, design, and patron's goals/concerns.

* Maintains a safe and friendly environment, keeping patron well-being and satisfaction the priority.
* Certification through a reputable governing body and/or Junior status or above in Exercise Science or related field; and completion of Instructor Training Program (ITP), including successful test-out.
* Assesses, designs, and supervises exercise program for client according to their limitations and goals.
* Reports to appointments on time and in the proper uniform.
* Provides instruction on proper exercise equipment use and techniques.
* Addresses client concerns and questions involving Fitness Center or programs taking place within the Fitness Center.
* Reports any equipment issues, such as unsafe conditions or maintenance needs, observed during training to the Fitness staff.
* Administers body composition testing on an as needed basis.
* Completes the appropriate paperwork to be turned into the Fitness Staff.
* Attends all mandatory training meetings.
* Remains current in CPR & BBP certification and is knowledgeable in all emergency procedures of the Fitness Center.
* Knows and enforces Fitness Center policies, such as spring collar use, plate loading, treadmill clips, etc.
* Follows all staff requirements. Refer to RSC and Fitness Staff manuals.
* Present for staff evaluations. Refer to RSC staff manual.
* Helps to promote the program in the Miami University and Oxford Community.
* Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

* Completes the Personal Training Program (ITP) and/or a Certification through a reputable governing body
* Obtains CPR/AED certification within 30 days of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

* Maintains CPR, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogen Training.
* At least 6 hours of Academic Standing with a University or High School.
* Works a minimum of three shifts or 10 hours per week

Work Location:

Rec Center

Hours Per Week/Work Schedule (Student Jobs):

Varies, Includes weekends

For Inquiries for Posting, Contact:

Jeff Molter

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Required Documents:


Application Types Accepted:

Student Application

Criminal Background Check Required:


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