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Personal Trainer- Student Employment

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STU00003PO17
Job Title Student Employee
Internal Title Personal Trainer- Student Employment
Campus Upstate 07
College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department USC Upstate Wellness
Advertised Salary $12.00 per hour
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Part Time
Hours per week 10 hours per week
Work Schedule
Job Search Category Student Employee

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

General Statement of Duties
Provide safe and effective workout routines for Wellness Center clients.
Enforce all policies of the Wellness Center: ensure clients conduct themselves in an orderly manner. Report all problems to the Facility Supervisor
Personal Trainers are responsible for providing customer service and enforcement of the facilities policies and procedures.
Personal Trainers will also be responsible for performing Fitness Assessments, New Member Facility Orientations, and Program Developments for clients.

Typical Responsibilities
Performing Fitness Assessments to all prospective clients and on request of client
Meet with clients and perform quality program developments for customers as needed
Assist in the enforcement of Wellness Center policy and procedures specifically in the Weight Room and Fitness Center
Assist in handling all emergency situations as needed
Assisting with all areas of promotions of the Personal Training program (may include programs and sessions outside of the Wellness Center)
Intervene in disputes and actions of unsafe behavior
Report all accidents and incidents to supervisor
Assist in educating all users of the Weight Room and Wellness Center safe techniques and proper lifting form (or as requested by patrons)
Daily checks of equipment to ensure proper function and safety
Other duties as assigned by supervisor


- Satisfactory completion of staff training provided by the Wellness Center Staff.
- Must be able to work well as a team player and independently.
- Must demonstrate quality customer service skills.
- Must obtain CPR/AED certification within one month of employment.
- Must obtain a current National Fitness Certification (i.e.: ACE, AFAA, NETA, ACSM, etc.) within 3 months of employment

Preferred Qualifications
- Exercise Science Major
- Excellent problem solving and critical thinking ability
- Preference given to students who have previous work experience or course work in Health and Human Performance or Exercise Science and previous experience in personal training.
- Preference given to work-study

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Job Open Date 09/28/2017
Job Close Date 11/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quicklink for Posting
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Is your CPR/AED certification current?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. If yes, when does your CPR certification expire?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a current National Fitness Certification (i.e.: ACE, AFAA, NETA, ACSM, etc.)? If selected for interview, be prepared to show proof.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. If yes, when does your National Fitness Certification expire? If selected for an interview, be prepared to show proof.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your fall availability?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What is your expected graduation date?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * What is your current student status?
    • Freshman
    • Sophomore
    • Junior
    • Senior
    • Graduate Student
  8. * What is your College affiliation? Please list one of the following: Business Administration & Economics College of Arts & Sciences Department of Psychology Education Fine Arts & Communication Studies Interdisciplinary Studies Information Management Systems Language, Literature & Composition Math & Computer Science Natural Sciences Non-Profit Administration Nursing Pre-Professional Social & Behavioral Sciences Social Sciences, Philosophy & History Undeclared

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * What is your major?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * What is your current cumulative GPA?

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Have you worked on-campus before?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. If yes, list department name and supervisor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Are you currently working another on-campus job?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. If yes, list department name and supervisor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  15. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  16. * Have you been awarded Federal Work Study for this semester?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume