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Personal Trainer Student - Student Master 1 Undergrad

Apply now Job no: 501041
Department: Recreational Sports Center
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Athletics, Recreation, Student Services, Other

Job Title:

Personal Trainer Student - Student Master 1 Undergrad


$12.00 - $13.50 / hr

Hours per Week:


Duration of Appointment:

12 months

Job Summary:

Personal trainers for Miami University are hired to assess, design, and supervise exercise programs for Recreational Center patrons. Trainers must have an appropriate understanding of the principles of human physiology, anatomy, biomechanics, and kinesiology in order to effectively design programs that are safe and compatible with the body's function, design, and patron's goals/concerns.

Essential Duties:

Maintains a safe and friendly environment, keeping patron well-being and satisfaction the priority.
Certification through a reputable governing body and/or Junior status or above in Exercise Science or related field; and completion of Instructor Training Program (ITP), including successful test-out.
Assesses, designs, and supervises exercise program for client according to their limitations and goals.
Reports to appointments on time and in the proper uniform.
Provides instruction on proper exercise equipment use and techniques.
Addresses client concerns and questions involving Fitness Center or programs taking place within the Fitness Center.
Reports any equipment issues, such as unsafe conditions or maintenance needs, observed during training to the Fitness staff.
Administers body composition testing on an as needed basis.
Completes the appropriate paperwork to be turned into the Fitness Staff.
Attends all mandatory training meetings.
Remains current in CPR & BBP certification and is knowledgeable in all emergency procedures of the Fitness Center.
Knows and enforces Fitness Center policies, such as spring collar use, plate loading, treadmill clips, etc.
Follows all staff requirements. Refer to RSC and Fitness Staff manuals.
Present for staff evaluations. Refer to RSC staff manual.
Helps to promote the program in the Miami University and Oxford Community.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Completes the Personal Training Program (ITP) and/or a Certification through a reputable governing body.
Obtains CPR/AED certification within 30 days of employment.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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