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Job Category:

Health Fitness


Position Title:

Health Fitness Professional


Position Description:

Tracking Code 20120922

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a Health Fitness Professional at our client site located in Bridgewater, NJ. This full-service facility provides its members with a complete range of health and fitness programs and services including individual fitness assessments and exercise prescriptions, wellness seminars, personal training, group exercise classes and much more.

SUMMARY The Health Fitness Professional position coordinates, implements, and/or delivers health and fitness programs and services, promotions and outreach activities. This role is responsible for providing outstanding service to members & program participants to maximize participation, outcomes and customer satisfaction.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES (Duties & Responsibilities) This job is responsible for the performance of the following duties and responsibilities:

Primary: Supervises facility; interacts with participants and monitors equipment and participant safety. Provides individual and group exercise instruction; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness. Coordinates and leads a variety of HealthFitness and program-specific health improvement programs & promotions. Conducts fitness testing and assessments and advises participants of results; designs individualized programs to meet the participant’s interests, abilities and goals. Researches health & fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate participant educational materials; conducts health education seminars/presentations. Participates in membership drives to acquire new participants; enrolls new participants and conducts facility, program and equipment orientations. Promotes program offerings and conducts outreach activities to increase participation and re-engage inactive participants. Creates and maintains bulletin boards, newsletters and other marketing & communication materials. Coordinates internship program; oversees the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of student interns.

Secondary: Performs facility maintenance responsibilities as needed; ensures facility, equipment and locker rooms are clean and stocked at all times. Ensures personal and facility appearance meet standards. Verifies equipment is operating properly and immediately reports any potentially unsafe conditions. Maintains participant files and database. Participates in site business planning and budgeting process. Projects and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS The following minimum qualifications are required in order for an individual to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job:

Education, Experience and Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline required. Minimum 1 year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Current First Aid, CPR and AED certifications required. Group Exercise class instruction through recognized industry certification preferred. Personal Training industry certification (ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, NASM) preferred.

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Proficiency in fitness assessment and exercise prescription. Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others. Competency in the delivery of HealthFitness and site-specific programs and services. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook. Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands including project coordination. Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.

To apply visit: http://healthfitness.com/careers/


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:

BS


Majors:

Exercise Science and Sport Studies


Salary Range:


Application Deadline:

11/16/2012


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Elizabeth Ecere

Company:

Health Fitness Corporation

Industry:

Health Fitness

Site/Department:

Address:

500 Salem Street

City:

Smithfield

State:

RI

Zip:

02917

Phone Number:

401-292-5385

Website:


Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000
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