Primary Purpose: The Tiger Trainer is responsible for providing safe, effective, and accessible programming for individual and small group clients of all ages and degrees of health. The Tiger Trainer actively participates in outstanding customer service.
Be on time and prepared for work. On time is five (5) minutes before scheduled session, appointment, or meeting. Attend all fitness staff meetings, in-services, and individually-requested meetings.
Schedule and conduct private personal training sessions for clients, following protocols as accepted and provided by Pacific Recreation.
Execute initial consultations and fitness assessment testing, following protocols as accepted and provided by Pacific Recreation.
Model, promote, and consistently enforce campus recreation policies.
Design exercise programs for a variety of participants utilizing the fitness program by combining individual health and fitness goals with fitness assessment results.
Execute fitness-related special events.
Respond to clients/participants questions and comments with superior customer service, and provide motivation and support for all clients regarding participation in an exercise program.
Maintain assessment and personal training equipment inventory. Make recommendations for future assessment and personal training program purchases.
Assist, when needed, with tours/sales for prospective clients and stay informed with current pricing options.
Maintain accurate records of all clients fitness assessments, exercise prescriptions, progress notes, and important concerns. Maintain client confidentiality at all times.
Clock in and out during all hours worked.
Be responsible for organization, safety and cleanliness of the training floor, as well as other areas when needed.
Monitor the safety of participants in regards to heart rate, exercise technique, posture and spine, as well as joint stress and stability when resistance training.
Report any major issues, problems, or concerns directly to professional staff.
Perform other duties as assigned.
The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change.
Must hold a current fitness certification from a Pacific Rec approved education association such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFFA, NFPT, NPTI, WITS etc. Contact Pacific Rec for opportunities to become certified.
Must have current CPR/AED certification or obtain within 30 days of hire. In-house certification provided, if necessary.
Ability to create effective and safe exercise prescriptions with the capacity to train all fitness levels, novice to elite.
Intermediate level knowledge of physiology, exercise technique, and body mechanics.
Ability to multi-task and stay organized while training up to three (3) clients in one training session.
Positive, motivating and effective interpersonal communication and customer service skills.
Preferred Qualifications: .
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have the strength and ability to safely lift and move up to 40 lbs.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: Work performed during training sessions. Sessions are scheduled Monday through Sunday and may include early morning hours, afternoon hours and evening hours.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.