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Per Diem Exercise Specialist

Apply now Job no: 493538
Work type: Per diem
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Clinical


Provides safe and effective programs to Fitness Center members in a clean, safe environment.  Conducts exercise routine with Fitness Center members following policies, procedures and protocols of the University and its Fitness Center.  Contributes to all aspects of the training program and general upkeep of the Fitness Center.


1. Creates safe and effective exercise routines designed to meet Fitness Center members’ needs and goals.

2. Instructs members in proper procedures to ensure compliance and prevent injuries.

3. Administrators and interprets fitness evaluations and clearly communicates the results to Fitness Center Members.

4. Originates exercise program in accordance with physician guidelines, as required.

5. Answers all questions of the Fitness Center members and investigates/researches matters if answers are unavailable. Provides for member needs at all times.

6. Assists in the development of new exercise routines and/or updates to present exercise programs.

7. Assists in any project or function related to exercise training.

8. Follows all policies and procedures of the Fitness Center.

9. Maintains a clean, safe environment, which includes pick-up of towels or litter, putting away charts, reporting broken equipment of potentially dangerous conditions and return exercise equipment to proper locations.

10. Answers all questions regarding the fees and procedures for joining the Fitness Center.

11. Maintains knowledge of the history and present programs of the Fitness Center.

12. Upholds the philosophy of the Fitness Center, as well as the principles of safe exercise.

13. Provides one-on-one personal training sessions for clients who require personal attention.

14. Contacts present members by telephone, electronic mail or by mail in an effort to enhance member retention and participation at the University Wellness Center.

15. Origination of educational or informative bulletin boards promoting exercise, health and related topics.

16. Performs other related duties, as required.


Bachelors degree in Exercise Science, or related field; CPR certification required; Group Exercise certification preferred; Experience in fitness testing, exercise prescription and personal training preferred.  Knowledge of general exercise principles and cardiovascular, strength and flexibility required.




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