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Health Fitness Specialist - Part Time Coverage

Company: The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS
Location: Hershey
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

SummaryNIFS is looking for a team member for a part-time opportunity with a great company and team! - We are looking for a Health Fitness Specialist who can help with group fitness classes, exercise prescriptions and daily operations of our corporate fitness center helping to cover hours for a maternity leave. The Health Fitness Specialist in Coverage follows the direction of the Assistant Manager to ensure quality in all areas of the Fitness Center. The Specialist uses specialized educational experience and training combined with independent judgment to ensure quality in all areas of the Fitness Center, including but not limited to, exercise program design, fitness testing, customer service, group exercise, and other Fitness Center and/or departmental initiatives. The Specialist reports to the facility Manager. - -REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field from four-year college/university required
  • Relevant job experience required
  • Ability to teach basic group fitness classes -
  • Ability to safely and accurately prescribe exercise for adults using ACSM guidelines
  • ACSM Health/Fitness Specialist Certification preferred; other industry-related certifications (CPT, CSCS, etc.) acknowledged
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification required
  • To safeguard its employees, our client requires NIFS employees working at its site to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. NIFS therefore will require any person employed in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, barring an approved exemption made subject to applicable law. -RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Assesses health status of members, ranging from apparently healthy to high risk, to provide exercise and other wellness-related counsel/recommendations unique to each individual
    • Exercise Prescriptions: Evaluates and combines member goals, health history, fitness test data, physician recommendations, ACSM guidelines, and other relevant information to create effective exercise programs; research unknown conditions, goals, or other relevant information as needed
    • Health Forms: Evaluates health forms in accordance with ACSM guidelines; uses professional judgment to accurately process each application
    • Creates educational and program-specific print materials that are relevant and that convey safe and accurate health information; writes clearly and informatively, varies writing style to meet audience needs
    • Teaches group exercise classes; provides a range of acceptable activities to meet various fitness levels of class participants; adheres to appropriate safety guidelines while keeping classes inviting, challenging, and well-attended
    • Supervises fitness center and uses educational background and other relevant training to accurately and safely answer member questions related to health, fitness, and wellbeing
    • Conducts orientations according to the facility layout, membership policies/procedures, and Quality Assurance guidelines
    • Assists with marketing programs and services to members and other employees/residents of the client
    • Partners with other staff to help clean equipment and other areas of the facility as needed
    • Performs other duties as assigned -NIFS is an equal opportunity employer. -

Keywords: The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS, Reading , Health Fitness Specialist - Part Time Coverage, Healthcare , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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