Fitness Center Attendant

Phillips Exeter Academy
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Safety & Security, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Part Time

Ensures that the weight room is a safe and clean place to train; monitors access of students, faculty, staff and guests; provides supervision to patrons by enforcing weight room policies, safety and etiquette practices.

Key Accountabilities
  • Greets incoming public and instructs the public on the proper use of the weight machines and exercise equipment.
  • Monitors the weight room/exercise areas as required.
  • Enforces the rules and regulations of the facilities for the safety and welfare of staff and participants.
  • Cleans and maintains the exercise equipment.
  • Assists with room set up and teardowns.
  • Conducts and assists in facility inspection.
  • Cleans weight room, maintains neatness and organization, and keeps supplies stocked.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.
  • Reports any safety hazards or problems with equipment to management.
Degree of Independent Action Performed

Incumbent is expected to work with a high level of independence and autonomy, and exercise a high degree of initiative, influence, and judgment in decisions impacting staff and department operations.

Expected to solve problems or address issues that require immediate attention.

Direct/Indirect Reports


Internal & External Contacts

Frequent contact with students, Dean of Students office, PEA administrative and academic offices, faculty, coaches, and staff. External contacts may include parents, outside organizations, visitors and local community neighbors.

Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • CPR and first aid required.
  • Respect for diversity of identities and experiences, an orientation toward equity and inclusion, and cultural competency in all aspects of Academy life.
  • 1 – 3 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Participation in a weight training class desired.
  • Experience working with adolescents in an educational setting preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of weight training and exercise equipment.
  • Friendly and helpful demeanor.
  • Ability to instruct public on proper use of the weight machines and exercise equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations for equipment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students by building trust and credibility.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills as well as a strong customer focus.
  • A strict adherence to confidential policies is required.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • W illingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.
  • H igh degree of organizational skills with the ability to be flexible and multi-task with accuracy.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions, maintain a professional demeanor and restraint at all times, including stressful situations.

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