Fitness Specialist I

Houston Baptist University - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)4.3

Provide general fitness assessments, manages and trains student workers, instructs group exercise classes, coach CrossFit© classes & personal training.
Develops & maintains Social Media & Web Content for CrossFit Altus & Bradshaw Fitness Center.
50% commission split on 1-1 personal training & clinics.
Job Responsibilities
The individual will assume the majority of the responsibility for marketing, membership and personal training sales, increase social media traffic, and community outreach.
Additionally, the individual is responsible for the hiring, training, scheduling and professional development of Bradshaw student workers.
Conducts fitness assessments and exercise orientation sessions for all new members.
Provides fitness floor monitoring services: palpating heart rate, recording blood pressure and educating members about personal exercise programs. Directs members to other Fitness Center programs and services, when appropriate.
Develops comprehensive individual exercise programs according to the participants needs, focusing on warm up, muscular skeletal stimulus, cardiovascular programming, flexibility, and cool down. Leads group exercise classes in the areas of strength, endurance and aerobic activities.
Provides excellent customer service by responding to members request in a timely, professional manner for the purpose of promoting quality customer service.
Conducts equipment care and maintenance by cleaning and lubricating exercise equipment.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Exhibit an active Christian faith.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelors in Kinesiology or related field desired, but not required

Additional Information
Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.


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