Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer

for University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA

Job Description

## Posting Summary:

The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division within Virginia Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for two positions--Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer. These are part-time, wage positions with the primary purpose of meeting or exceeding the fitness program demands of the University community (students, faculty, staff and UVa affiliates).

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: The Fitness Instructor teaches group exercise classes or fitness classes/workshops. Experience and skills could include teaching one or more fitness class or workshop formats including, but not limited to, cardio, strength, yoga, Pilates, group cycling, Zumba, interval training, kickboxing, step training, water exercise, dance, T'ai Chi, etc.

PERSONAL TRAINER: The Personal Trainer conducts fitness assessments and personal training sessions with clients. Develops and monitors fitness goals and exercise programs to meet client needs and interests.

## University Leadership Characteristics:

*For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge. *

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

## EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

## If any experience is required, please specify kind of experience:

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: Some experience teaching group exercise or fitness classes/workshops.

PERSONAL TRAINER: Some experience conducting fitness assessments and personal training sessions.

## If yes, what is the preferred License or Certification.

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: Group Exercise Instructor or similar certification from a nationally recognized association (e. g. , AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NETA, etc. ).

PERSONAL TRAINER: Personal Trainer or similar certification from a nationally recognized association (e. g. , ACSM, NASM, NSCA, AFAA, ACE, etc. ).

## Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: Demonstrated knowledge and competency instructing group exercise or fitness classes/workshops.

PERSONAL TRAINER: Demonstrated knowledge and competency in personal training.

*Required Applicant Documents:* CV / Resume

*Department:* Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports

*Closing Date:* Open Until Filled

*FLSA Exemption Status:* Non Exempt

*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? :* No

*Posting Date:* 09-08-2015

*Location:* Charlottesville

*Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule? :* No

*Employment Posting Category:* University Staff

*E-mail a Friend:* jobs. virginia. edu/applicants/Central? quickFind=77254

*Anticipated Hiring Range:* $10. 65-$23. 00 per hour

*Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Number of Months/Year:* 12

*Drug Testing Required? (Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included):* No

*Position Type:* Hourly Wage

*Posting for UVA Employees Only:* No

*Required Computer Applications:* NA

*Area of Interest:* No Response

*Employment Conditions:* Criminal HistorySexual Offender RegistryInternational Search

*Shift:* DayEveningNightRotatingWeekend

*Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting):* Staff Application

*Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* Some - up to 4 years

*Posting Number:* 0617287

*Organization (Position Organization):* 20800 AT-IM-Sports Administration

*Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* No Response

*Number of Work Hours Per Week:(format: xx. xxxx):* 5

*Working Title:* Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer

*Is this position eligible for Telecommuting? :* No

*Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one. :* High School Diploma or Equivalent Not Required

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