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Weight Room Attendant

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Posting Number STU00032PO17
Job Title Student Employee
Internal Title Weight Room Attendant
Campus Upstate 07
College/Division USC Upstate College/Division Level
Department USC Upstate Wellness
Advertised Salary $7.25 per hour
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Part Time
Hours per week Up to 10 hours per week
Work Schedule

Schedule based on student’s availability.

Job Search Category Student Employee

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Weight Room Attendants are responsible for the day to day operations of the Weight Room and ensuring a safe environment for all members and guests. This includes being alert and ready to respond in case of an emergency, maintaining equipment, enforcing guidelines, providing customer service, and keeping areas clean and well organized.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Welcome, greet, and provide assistance to Weight Room participants
- Be aware of your surroundings and enforce all policies to ensure the safety of all participants. This includes walking around the fitness areas a minimum of every 30 minutes.
- Create a welcoming environment and provide a high level of customer service while supervising the fitness areas.
- Educate members on how to properly use resistance machines and free weights
- Act as a “spotter” on free weight equipment when needed
- Be approachable and available to answer basic exercise questions or provide member assistance during shift
- Provide Equipment Orientations to members of the Wellness Center
- Clean equipment and maintain Weight Room appearance
- Maintain a thorough understanding of all policies and procedures concerning the fitness facilities and programs
- Complete all assignments on weight room log including opening, maintaining, and/or closing procedures
- Report all injuries, vandalism, equipment needs and problems immediately to administrative staff
- Attend and actively participate in all mandatory staff meetings and training sessions
- Maintain regular communication with the Assistant Director – Fitness and/or student supervisor
- Handle any other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director – Fitness and/or student supervisor
- Check participants into the weight room utilizing a tablet.
- Ensure that music continues to play on a tablet.
- Greet and check participants into Spartan-X Group Fitness classes utilizing a tablet.

- Knowledgeable of proper machine usage and etiquette
- Ability to provide excellent customer service
- Ability to help resolve conflicts
- Present self in approachable, friendly manner with a willingness to help a diverse range of users


Minimum Qualifications
- Maintain minimum enrollment (1 credit) during Fall and Spring terms
- Commitment to Campus Recreation’s mission statement
- Positive attitude
- American Red Cross standard first aid and Adult CPR/AED certifications or obtain within 4 weeks of hire

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working with diverse populations
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Leadership experience
- Demonstrated positive customer service
- Experience working in a fitness facility
- Physical Education/Exercise Science major
- Self-motivation and good time management skills

A strong preference will be given to applicants who submit a one-page Cover Letter describing their interest in the open position and any related experience.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Job Open Date 11/16/2017
Job Close Date 12/15/2017
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. * What is your current student status?
    • Freshman
    • Sophomore
    • Junior
    • Senior
    • Graduate Student
  2. * 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)

  3. * What is your major?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What is your expected graduation date?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What is your current cumulative GPA?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Have you worked on-campus before? If so, list the department and supervisor.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have current certification in American Red Cross Standard First Aid and Adult CPR/AED?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume