Fitness and Wellness Representative

Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon
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Position Details

Position Information

Job Title
Fitness and Wellness Representative

Appointment Type
Student Employee

Job Location
Corvallis

Position Appointment Percent
100%

Appointment Basis
12

Pay Method
Hourly

Pay Period
16th - 15th of the following month

Pay Date
Last working day of the month

Min Hourly Rate
$13.50 (Standard); $12.50 (Non-Urban); $14.75 (Portland Metro)

Max Hourly Rate
$20.40 (Standard); $19.90 (Non-Urban); $20.90 (Portland Metro)

Position Summary

This recruitment will be used to fill five part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Fitness and Wellness Representative positions for Recreational Sports at Oregon State University ( OSU ).

The Fitness and Wellness Representative reports to the Fitness and Wellness Coordinators and is responsible for maintaining a safe and educational environment for our patrons to exercise. Fitness and Wellness Representatives also facilitate preparation and sanitation for group fitness classes and group training sessions, record sessions for virtual programming, check-in participants and support student well-being within and outside of Rec Sports facilities. Fitness & Wellness representatives will provide education and outreach to the OSU community, including educational video segments, tabling with information about training programs and services, and instruction to participants involved in training programs.

Employee Expectations
  • Know Your Stuff: Learn, model, promote and consistently enforce policies for the Department of Recreational Sports
  • Communicate Like a Pro: Professionally and proactively communicate with your teammates, supervisors and administrative staff
  • Stay Sharp: Maintain required certifications and attend orientation sessions, staff meetings and Director's Retreat as directed
  • Seek Solutions: Provide quality customer service to all patrons and search for a "path to yes" when possible and aligned with mission
  • Deliver a Positive Experience: Maintain and promote a safe and fun environment for all participants and staff
  • Engage & Grow: Participate in the On-Ramp career readiness program while developing transferable skills with a "growth mindset"


We create engaging environments for student growth and success. We inspire healthy living by providing quality recreational and educational opportunities for the Oregon State University community.

The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University commits to achieve excellence through cultural diversity and actively encourage applications from all genders, persons of color, and individuals from underrepresented groups. Interview questions will be developed based on the information in this position description.

Position Duties

Position Details, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Invite participants to fitness and wellness programs, services and activities; network with auxiliary centers
  • Prepare spaces for fitness activities, oversee sanitation during activities
  • Build community among participants by: welcoming and checking in, teaching procedure and navigation of spaces
  • Provide information related to: spaces, policies and procedures within Recreational Sports facilities
  • Collect and compile feedback from participants and non-users via surveys and word-of-mouth
  • Provide information during special events through Recreational Sports such as: START nights and Rec Night
  • Promote fitness and wellness programs and services within Recreational Sports and at external events
  • Educate students, members, and guests on fitness related topics within your scope of knowledge
  • Provide ongoing evaluation and recommendations for Fitness and Wellness Programs
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and trainings
  • Execute emergency procedures and provide First Aid and CPR assistance
  • Assist with other department activities as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

Employment Eligibility Requirements ( http://fa.oregonstate.edu/stu-manual/500-employment-eligibility-requirements )

Additional Required Qualifications
  • Must meet OSU student employment eligibility requirements including being degree-seeking and maintain minimum credit amounts
  • First Aid, CPR / AED for the Healthcare Provider and DRS Bloodborne Pathogens certifications is required before employment begins


This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications
  • Awareness of safety concerns and risk management
  • Awareness and appreciation of individual uniqueness and diversity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Period of Employment: One academic year (continuing employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a 30 day probationary period and satisfactory job performance as evaluated by immediate supervisor). 10-20 hours per week. Variable hours may be required.

Compensation: Student employees are paid a wage consistent with the OSU Student Employment Pay Rate Guidelines. The Department of Recreational Sports identifies pay based upon job duties, level of responsibility and complexity of work to be performed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
P08960SE

Number of Vacancies
5

Anticipated Appointment Begin Date
10/10/2022

Anticipated Appointment End Date

Posting Date
08/03/2022

Full Consideration Date

Closing Date
09/23/2022

Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search
Competitive / Student - open to ALL qualified/eligible students

Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A Resume/Vita
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

For additional information please contact: Cathy Sullivan at [email protected]

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID -19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.

Note: All job offers are contingent upon Human Resources final approval.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Anticipated Graduation Date (mm/dd/yy)
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * Eligible for Work Study?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * When are you available to work?
    • Summer
    • Academic Year
    • Both
  • * Do you have current certifications related to this specific job posting? (If yes, please upload your certifications as License or Certification 1, 2 ,3 ,4)
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Professional Reference Full Name
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * Professional Reference E-Mail
    (Open Ended Question)
  • * How did you hear about us?
    • Posters Inside of Dixon Rec Center
    • Posters Outside of Dixon Rec Center
    • Digital Ads On Monitors Inside of Dixon Rec Center
    • Digital Ads On Monitors Outside of Dixon Rec Center
    • Rec Sports Website
    • Handshake
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Twitter
    • The "Rec Effect" Rec Sports Email
    • "Campus Living" UHDS Email
    • Barometer Ad
    • "Now Hiring" Business Cards
    • Rec Sports Employee
    • Cultural Centers
    • Other

  • Documents Needed to Apply
    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents
  • License or Certification - 1
  • License or Certification - 2
  • License or Certification - 3
  • License or Certification - 4

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