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Health Fitness Specialist (part-time, temp)

North Chicago, IL 60064
United States
Experience Required:Yes
Degree Required:Yes
Employment Type:Employee
Work Schedule:Temporary
Travel:No Travel
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Job Description

HealthFitness has a great opportunity for a temporary, part-time (8-20 hrs/wk for up to 3 months) Health Fitness Specialist at our client site located in North Chicago, IL. In this position, you will assist with wellness events such as health screenings and promoting fitness offerings in various Lake County locations. You will provide exercise floor supervision, interact with members and program participants, and 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.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assists with wellness events and promotes fitness offerings in various Lake County locations.
• Monitors facility; interacts with participants and monitors equipment and participant safety.
• Provides individual and group exercise instruction; educates participants on proper techniques to maximize exercise safety and effectiveness.
• Conducts fitness testing and assessments and advises participants of results; designs individualized programs to meet the member’s interests, abilities and goals.
• Assists with the development and/or delivery of a variety of HealthFitness and program-specific health improvement programs & promotions.
• Participates in membership drives to acquire new members; enrolls new participants and conducts facility, program and equipment orientations.
• Promotes program offerings and conducts outreach activities to increase participation and re-engage inactive members.
• Creates and maintains bulletin boards, newsletters and other marketing & communication materials.
• Maintains participant files and database.
• Performs facility maintenance responsibilities; ensures facility, equipment and locker rooms are clean and stocked at all times. Ensures personal and facility appearance meet standards.
• Researches health & fitness educational topics and identifies appropriate member educational materials.
• Verifies equipment is operating properly and immediately reports any potentially unsafe conditions.
• Projects and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology or related discipline required; completion of internship program preferred.
• Current CPR/AED and first aid certifications required.
• Experience instructing group exercise classes (spin, strength, cardio, bootcamp, core).

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• 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, prioritize and shift work demands.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Coordinate and assist programming in corporate wellness.


Please apply on-line at or directly using this link:
If you are unable to apply on-line, you may send your resume indicating your position of interest via fax to (952) 897-5096.

HealthFitness • 1700 West 82nd Street, Suite 200 • Minneapolis, MN 55431
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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