Posting Details

21 Nov 2023

Posting Details Posting Details Position Title Fitness Attendant Student Status Work Study Optional –You are not required to be a Federal Work Study Recipient to hold this position. Work Location Springfield Campus Department Campus Recreation Hiring Range $12.00 per hour Department/Employer Operating Hours 6:00am - 10:00pm How many hours per week are required? 10 - 15 hours Description of Primary Duties Fitness AttendantArea: Campus RecreationPosition Summary/General Daily ActivitiesFitness Attendants are responsible for enhancing the patron experience and ensuring the safety of participants on the first and second fitness floor areas within the FRC (Foster Recreation Center). Responsibilities include Familiarizing/educating patrons with the necessary knowledge for appropriately using fitness equipment; providing guidance to and answering questions for patrons; maintaining cleaning stations, including towel laundering, folding, & replacing and cleaning bottle refilling; and maintaining the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the fitness equipment areas.Work HoursWork hours are during the operating hours of the Foster Recreation Center, which are as follows: Monday – Thursday 6:00am – 10:00pm, Friday 6am-7:00pm, Saturday 11:00am-7:00pm, and Sunday 11:00am-7:00pm. We are also open during breaks and summer.What We Look for: Education, Experience, and Skills RequiredFitness Attendants are student employees and must meet all University requirements to work on campus. Applicants must also have good communication, organization, and leadership skills. It is vital that Fitness Attendants can effectively maintain fitness floor safety and organization while also monitoring patrons’ needs. Preferred applicants are knowledgeable about exercise equipment and practical exercise instruction.Daily Tasks and Responsibilities· Provide excellent customer service through interacting with patrons, providing assistance and always being visible while working shifts.· Acquire a working knowledge of the use of cardiovascular and weight equipment.· Be knowledgeable about other program areas in the FRC to best answer and/or resource patrons’ questions.· Ensure a safe environment, perform routine cleaning outlined by cleaning zone checklist and maintain and organize movable equipment (i.e., dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine balls, benches, etc.).· Promote and enforce FRC policies regarding attire, conduct, and appropriate use of the facility.· Approach patrons who need assistance with equipment or education on proper form & technique.· Report any out of order equipment or equipment cleaning concerns.· Respond to any accidents or incidents, recording all information in detail.· Record patron counts every hour.· Conduct fitness orientations for individual patrons and groups of patrons detailing proper use of fitness equipment.· Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions.· Other duties as assigned by Fitness & Wellness department Graduate Assistant and Assistant Director.What You Will Gain from Working as a Fitness Attendant:Working Fitness Attendant will give you practical experience in:· Proper use of fitness equipment and options for various modes of exercise· Customer Service Skills· Communication with a diverse group of people· Risk Management· Time Management· Leadership opportunitiesRehire, Evaluations and Annual RaiseCampus Recreation employment is based on the current semester. A positive evaluation at the end of each semester is required for rehire for the upcoming semester. Upon rehire, a $0.10 per hour annual raise will be considered. The new rate will be effective beginning with the next pay period after the student completes one year of employment. If a student employee begins a new position with a higher rate of pay, the anniversary date for annual raises will reset to the first date of employment in the new position.Mandatory Training:You are required to complete the University Compliance Training on My Learning Connection:Preventing Sexual Misconduct (Title IX) and Preventing Discrimination and Harassment. This training must be completed within 30 days of employment to remain on the work schedule. If you have been employed previously with the University and have completed this training, please provide copies of the certificates when completing your new hire paperwork. Campus Security Authority ( CSA ) training will be assigned, depending on your position with Campus Recreation.Campus Recreation requires CPR / AED and First Aid Certifications for most positions, within 30 days of employment to remain on work schedule. Attendance at meetings, including department wide student staff training(s) prior to the fall and spring semesters and functional area monthly meetings is mandatory. Meetings include department updates and risk management in-service. Risk Management Audits are preformed throughout the semester to ensure skills required for CPR / AED and First Aid certifications are proficient.Routine Risk Management Skill AuditsRisk Ambassadors perform routine audits of our FRC employees. These audits consist of auditing student employees of their knowledge of the FRC Emergency Action Plan and to also audit student performance of their CPR / AED and First Aid skills. The purpose of these audits are to ensure that each student is rescue ready in the event of an emergency. The audit process is treated as an educational experience. Risk Ambassadors ask employees questions and to perform skills to start a discussion on risk management.SupervisionThis position reports to both the Assistant Director and Graduate Assistant of Campus Recreation’s Fitness & Wellness.#LI-DNI Required Qualifications Must be available to work a minimum of 10-15 hours per weekMust be able to work opening/closing shiftsMinimum GPA requirements: Cumulative GPA : 2.5Full time/Part time studentExperience and knowledge of various fitness equipmentMust be able to lift and carry 45 lbs. for short distancesRequired Certifications Additional Qualifications Special Instructions to Applicants This position is for Spring semester 2024Contact Information Tyler NielsenAssistant Director of Fitness & Wellness | Campus RecreationTNielsen@Missouristate.eduDisclaimer Disclaimer ( for off campus positions only.#LI-DNI EO/AA and Diversity Statement Non Discrimination StatementMissouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897,, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)Posting Detail Open Date 11/17/2023 Close Date 12/01/2023 Posting Number 02 Applicant Documents Required Documents


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Would you be available to work during University breaks?




Are you available to work during the summer?



Please describe your previous experience working in a recreation or fitness facility.

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Are you currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and first aid?



How many hours per week are you available to work?

up to 15 hours per week

15 to 20 hours per week

20 to 30 hours per week

up to 40 hours per week

How many credit hours are you currently enrolled in?

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Are you a current Missouri State University Student?



Is your cumulative and/or semester GPA a 2.00 or better?



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Are you currently seeking a degree (or teacher certification) at Missouri State University?



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  • ID: #50570413
  • State: Missouri Springfield 65801 Springfield USA
  • City: Springfield
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-11-21
  • Deadline: 2024-01-20
  • Category: Et cetera