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Application Review Date This is a continuous recruitment with multiple openings. Posting will remain open until filled.
Departmental Overview We want our members to be as fit as our trainers, if you think you are up to the challenge, apply to be a personal trainer with Cal Recreational Sports!
UC Berkeley's Department of Recreational Sports is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge, wellness, fitness, personal skills and quality of life for students, faculty, staff and the community. In addition to the competitive and recreational sports clubs, the department offers a wide range of fitness activities, classes and state of the art equipment. Outdoor trips, clinics and day programs are offered through Cal Adventures. Recreational Sports also offers events year-round for students and the campus-community. Learn more at http://recsports.berkeley.edu/
Provides advanced or specialized activity instruction to program participants, individually or in groups.
Maintains a safe and supportive environment for program participants and facilitate involvement. Enforces departmental policies and procedures.
Interacts with recreational program participants in a positive and professional manner.
Computer Usage: Tracks client progress and personal administrative records (time keeping, internal communications, client records, etc).
Keeps current on teaching methods, techniques and skills through continuing education. Participates in required professional development activities.
Required Qualifications Knowledge/Skills:
Previous experience with instruction of fitness and recreation programs.
Previous experience working with age level specific to an activity.
Advanced knowledge of program activity practices and procedures.
Client service minded entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking.
Service orientation, program management, sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking, develop original ideas, creative problem solving skills in a varied and challenging environment.
Strong verbal and written communication in the English language, active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, multi-task and time management skills.
Must be able to work effectively, across all organization levels, internally and externally .
Must have highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
Basic Computer Knowledge.
Knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Current certification with one of the following organizations: NASM, ACSM, NSCA or ACE
Red Cross CPR with AED
Standard First Aid Training Certification is highly preferred.
Salary & Benefits Salary: $26.00-$34.00 per individual session / $32.50-$42.50 per duet session
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Other Information Hours: Part-Time (up to 30 hours/week) Appointment: 1-year contract with opportunity for renewal
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.