Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of intercollegiate athletics competition, physical and outdoor education, recreational services, and intramural sports, plus wellness programs for faculty and staff and fitness centers for the entire Cornell community.
Cornell Wellness proudly serves all staff, faculty, retirees, and their spouses/partners in the areas of fitness, nutrition, general health and wellbeing. We provide educational opportunities that empower individuals to make healthy choices for themselves. Our vision is that all employees will be supported by Cornell Wellness in a way that further enhances their wellbeing, engagement, and success in their lives.
The Cornell Wellness part time Fitness Professional has the responsibility of conducting all aspects of individual fitness consultations that empower the client to meet their fitness and wellbeing goals. This is done by thoroughly understanding the unique needs of the individual and creating a fitness plan that will meld with their lifestyle, health/wellbeing history, work/life situation, etc. Such consultations could be conducted at Cornell fitness facilities, alternate locations such as office space and virtually via zoom or telephone. In addition, the person in the role of Fitness Professional may be asked to offer or assist with general health and wellbeing workshops, tabling at Cornell events, large-scale wellness/wellbeing challenges, and other work and projects advancing a culture and climate of wellness and wellbeing within the Cornell Community. The person in this role needs to be available up to 19 hours per week.
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* Ability to create customized fitness education, recommendations, and exercise plans for clients. * Working knowledge of high quality health and exercise resources and tools. * Strong professional competency in behavior change, health promotion, the dimensions of wellbeing and chronic disease management and prevention. * Highly developed verbal and written skills and ability to format and present verbal and written information in a clear, concise and articulate manner to a variety of diverse audiences. * Ability to work in a collaborative, team atmosphere. * Customer service minded communication.
* Associates degree in fitness, exercise science/physiology or related field. * At least one year experience providing fitness consultations, personal training or small group fitness training. * Current certification through ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, or other accredited certifying body. * CPR, First Aid, AED certification required.
* Experience facilitating coaching or reflective listening conversations. * Experience with Outlook, Zoom, Qualtrics, Sharepoint. * Experience with social media including Facebook, Facebook Live, Instagram. * Technical proficiency with Microsoft suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, Sharepoint, etc.
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