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Personal Trainer Fitness Instructor – Athletics – Division of Student Affairs

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 12, 2023

Job Details

Carnegie Mellon University’s Division of Student Affairs is searching for a part-time Personal Trainer in its recreational and fitness program primarily in the Cohon Fitness Center. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment.

Your core responsibilities will include:
  • motivating clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability. Must also measure strengths & weaknesses of the client through fitness assessments; Assessments may also be used before or after an exercise program to measure improvement

  • educate clients in other aspects of wellness including general health and nutrition guidelines.

  • Instruct and lead participants in maintaining appropriate exercise techniques while evaluating ability of participants. Ensure safe environment.

  • Maintain order and cleanliness of exercise space before, during, and after class. Demonstrates proper technique & form.

  • Maintain class roster and communicate effectively.

  • Other duties as assigned

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Division of Student Affairs. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

You should demonstrate:
  • A passion for health & fitness, must have a flexible schedule and be punctual and dependable

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 0-1 teaching/instruction experience required; 2-3+ years of teaching experience preferred

  • Certified trainer by nationally recognized organization.

  • CPR, First Aid & AED are required

  • A combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated may be considered.

  • Successful background check

  • Child Protection Clearances

  • Sponsorship: Applicants for this position must be currently legally authorized to work for CMU in the United States. CMU will not sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this opportunity.

Are you interested in this exciting opportunity?! Apply today!


Job Function

Instructional Staff (Other)

Position Type

Staff – Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Part time

Pay Basis

More Information:
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  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran .

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