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Fitness Center Attendant

Position Title: Fitness Center Attendant
Organization: Division of Student Affairs
Department: Campus Recreation
Hourly Wage: $10.15
Average Hours/Week: 8-12, additional hours scheduled as needed
Supervisor: Fitness Specialist

General Purpose:
The Fitness Center Attendant is a fitness position with responsibilities in the areas of facility operations and member experience. The role of the Fitness Center Attendant is to meet the needs of all IUPUI Jaguar Fitness Center members. Specifically, the Fitness Center Attendant is responsible for maintaining a safe and inclusive environment for members and acting as the on-site fitness expert for daily patrons.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Aid members with proper use of Strength and Cardiovascular equipment
  • Provide members spots and exercise technique feedback as needed
  • Give equipment orientations to members when requested
  • Assist in oversight of the fitness area including two group exercise studios, two lockers rooms and three gender inclusive restrooms
  • Periodically check outdoor recreation space for usage
  • Maintain a safe and harassment free environment
  • Enforce policies and communicate incidents to supervisor
  • Conduct fitness workshops and programs as requested
  • Aid with maintenance of Strength and Cardiovascular equipment
  • Aid with data tracking of Cardiovascular equipment
  • Assist Members Services Representative as needed
  • Perform laundry duties including
  • Washing facility towels
  • Drying facility towels
  • Replacing facility towels when needed
  • Emptying laundry room drain when needed
  • Clean gender inclusive shower drains when needed
  • Report and communicate to the Fitness Specialist on an on-going basis
  • Have fun!

Minimum Qualifications:
·        Candidates enrolled in Exercise Science undergraduate/graduate program strongly preferred
·        Candidates must display a passion for health and fitness
·        Candidates must display an eagerness to learn and work with others
·        Ability to lift 45 pounds
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Gained in this Role:
As a result of employment, the team member will be able to demonstrate each of the IUPUI Profiles of Learning for Undergraduate Success (IUPUI+). Below are specific sample learning outcomes based on the IUPUI+.

Profile 1: Communicator
The IUPUI Student conveys ideas effective and ethically in oral, written, and visual forms across public, private, interpersonal, and team settings, using face-to-face and mediated channels. Communicators are mindful of themselves and others, listen, observe, and read thoughtfully, ask questions, evaluate information critically, create messages that demonstrate awareness of diverse audiences, and collaborate with others and across cultures to build relationships. Fitness Center Attendants display qualities of a Communicator by/though:
·        Articulating the differences in cardiovascular and strength equipment
·        Promoting fitness center programs to members

Profile 2: Problem Solver
The IUPUI Student works individually and with others to collect, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information to implement innovative solutions to challenging local and global problems. Fitness Center Attendants display qualities of a Problem Solver by/through:
·        Communicate member wants/needs into understandable language for Fitness Specialist
·        Demonstrate appropriate procedures for handling emergency situations

Profile 3: Innovator
The IUPUI Student builds on experiences and disciplinary expertise to approach new situations and circumstances in original ways, is willing to take risks with ideas, and pose solutions. Innovators are original in their thoughts and ask others to view a situation or practice in a new way. Innovators are good decision makers, can create a plan to achieve their goals, and can carry out that plan to its completion. Innovators use their knowledge and skills to address complex problems in order to make a difference in the civic life of communities, and to address the world’s most pressing and enduring issues. Fitness Center Attendants demonstrate qualities of an Innovator by/through:
·        Offer exercise cues and technique help based on past expertise and formal education
·        Adapt to new situations that are presented daily
Profile 4: Community Contributor
The IUPUI Student is an active and valued contributor on the campus and in communities locally and globally. They are personally responsible, self-aware, civically engaged, and they look outward to understand the needs of the society and their environment. They are socially responsible, ethically oriented, and actively engaged in the work of building strong and inclusive communities, both local and global. Fitness Center Attendants display qualities of a Community Contributor by/through:
·        Aid in the promotion of health and fitness to members
·        Accept constructive feedback to build professional experience