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HealthFitness Health Fitness Professional (part-time) in North Chicago, Illinois

If you are motived by empowering others in their journey to better health, we want to hear from you! HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a part-time (20 hpw) Health Fitness Professional at our client location in North Chicago, IL! In this position, you will coordinate, implement, and/or deliver health and fitness programs and services, promotions and outreach activities. You will be responsible for providing outstanding service to members & program participants to maximize participation, outcomes and customer satisfaction.

**Position will be primarily in-person on site, but may include some virtual shifts. Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; 5:15am-1:45pm, 11am-7:30pm

What you will be doing:

  • Supervises facility; interacts with participants and monitors equipment and participant safety.

  • Provides individual and group exercise instruction onsite and virtually; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness.

  • Coordinates and leads a variety of HealthFitness and program-specific health improvement programs & promotions.

  • Conducts fitness testing and assessments onsite and virtually and advises participants of results; designs individualized programs to meet the participant’s interests, abilities and goals.

  • Researches health & fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate participant educational materials; conducts health education seminars/webinars.

  • Participates in membership drives to acquire new participants; enrolls new participants and conducts facility, program and equipment orientations.

  • Promotes program offerings and conducts outreach activities to increase participation and re-engage inactive participants.

  • Creates and maintains bulletin boards, newsletters, Microsoft Teams posts, and other marketing & communication materials.

  • Coordinates internship program; oversees the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of student interns.

    Qualifications & Experience:

    Required:

  • Associate/Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline OR HealthFitness recognized industry certifications in Group Exercise (ACE, AFAA, or NETA) and/or Personal Training (ACE, AFAA, NSCA, NASM, NETA or ACSM) and 2+ years related industry experience.

  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute.

  • Personal Training industry certification from ACE, ACSM, AFAA, NSCA, NETA or NASM; if not current, will be required within 6 months of hire. Certification eligible for reimbursement program. If your employment terminates for any reason within one year of receiving reimbursement, you will owe HealthFitness any monies that have been paid to you under this program in the 12 months preceding your termination.

  • This client site requires full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. HealthFitness adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

    Preferred:

  • Industry recognized Group Exercise certification.

  • Proficiency in fitness assessment and exercise prescription.

  • Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills including the ability to motivate others.

  • Competency in the delivery of HealthFitness and site-specific programs and services.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including at minimum Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work demands including project coordination.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team with enthusiasm, initiative and creativity.

    HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is a proven leader in providing fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities.

    HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business. EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran

    Trustmark is pleased to have earned recognition from the

    Chicago Tribune as a Chicago Top Workplaces 2020 & 2021 Award winner.

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