Group Fitness Instructor/ Personal Trainer - Student Assistant 2021-2022

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Classification:Student Assistant B
Grade:Student B
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Student Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Recreation/Event

Position Summary:

Nanook Recreation is looking for UAF students to join our wellness team! Do you have an interest in fitness, recreational sports or wellness? Are you currently certified in group fitness or personal training? We are looking for a variety of skills and interests. Specific Nanook Recreation teams include: Fitness Instructors, personal trainers, recreational sport officials and instructors. All work is done under the supervision and with the support of Nanook Recreation professional staff.

Duties:

Nanook Recreation is looking for UAF students to join our wellness team!  Do you have an interest in fitness, recreational sports or wellness? Are you currently certified in group fitness or personal training? We are looking for a variety of skills and interests.

Specific Nanook Recreation teams include: Fitness Instructors, personal trainers, recreational sport officials and instructors.  

All work is done under the supervision and with the support of Nanook Recreation professional staff.

These positions are located on campus in the Student Recreation Center, the Patty Ice Rink, the Outdoor Adventures Rental Center, the indoor/outdoor Climbing Walls, and/or the Patty Pool. 

Options:  There is the potential for extra flexibility if you are a high achiever, we can provide training and additional earning opportunities in areas of interest such as in the climbing wall, intramural refereeing, administrative operations, etc.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

1. Student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

2. Ability to operate independently within departmental standards of conduct and professional expectations with proper training, awareness of risk management and safety concerns.

3. Excellent customer service skills.

4. Reasonable level of physical fitness.

5. Dependability, responsibility and punctuality.

6. Professional attire and behavior.

7. Awareness of and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity.

8. Knowledge of, and/or interest in, recreation and fitness activities.

9. Enthusiasm, desire to learn and desire to work as part of a team.

*Preference for 6+ months of customer service experience.

Required Education or Training:

CPR/1st aid certified or willing to become certified. Student Employment Qualifications: This position is for UAF students, therefore applicants must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours during the fall or spring semester, whichever is current or next, and have a GPA of at least 2.0 or a newly enrolled student.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Please include your resume, as well as a cover letter detailing your interest in this position and the enthusiasm you will bring to our department, and upload a list of three (3) references with their current phone and email contact information.

This is a Student Assistant B position; minimum starting pay is $10.34 per hour DOE.

REVIEW DATE:

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year and students may apply for the position all year. When the department needs to fill a position, they review the current “pool” and call students for interviews. Students who were not hired for one position still remain in the pool for other positions.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION NOTICE:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

AT-WILL:

Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

BACKGROUND CHECK:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

TRAINING POLICY:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200

 

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