Fitness Center Assistant- Part Time
Union, Missouri - Part Time

East Central College has an opening for a part-time Fitness Center Assistant responsible for the daily operation of the Fitness Center by providing students with instructional use of equipment and fitness workouts required of the fitness courses.

This is a part-time position not to exceed 19.75 hours per week.  

Tentative work schedule is Monday - Wednesday 8:00am - 2:00pm & Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm


QUALIFICATIONS: (A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.) 

  • Completion of Bachelors degree; Masters preferred.
  • One year related experience.
  • American Red Cross Certification in CPR and AED practices.

ESSENTIAL TASKS: Employee must be able to perform the following essential functions to the satisfaction of the employee’s supervisor.

  • Instruct students using acceptable levels of fitness training based on individual student needs.
  • Open and close the fitness center during weekly assigned day and or evening hours of the fall and spring semesters.
  • Maintain a good relationship with students and community users of the facility.
  • Keep accurate grading records of students in credit classes and track non-credit student use with specified computer software.
  • Clean and maintain a safe fitness workout facility for all users.
  • Remain visible and approachable to all fitness center participants (students, faculty, staff, and community members) at all times, and act as a resource by providing answers to questions or assistance as requested.
  • Assist with basic maintenance and upkeep of the facility, including vacuuming, picking up debris, and wiping equipment. Report equipment malfunctions or facility repair needs to the supervisor on duty.
  • Offer useful, tactful, and safe advice to individuals regarding their exercise program and/or use of equipment.
  • Insure safe workout environment.
  • Enforce facility policies/procedures.
  • Perform assigned responsibilities, duties, and tasks according to established practices, procedures, and standards in a safe and efficient manner, with minimal supervision.

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Salary will be commensurate with experience. View salary schedule here

East Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

East Central College is located about 60 minutes from St. Louis. Currently, more than 2,500 students are enrolled in a transfer or technical education program.  For more information about East Central College visit,

East Central College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Inquiries related to employment practices may be directed to Human Resources Director at 636-584-6710.  East Central College is an equal opportunity employer and provider of employment and training services.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.