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Student Manager- Fitness and Wellness (Position closed 10/6/2021) 

About the Organization Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) provides Cal Poly students with opportunities to experience life outside of the classroom through the wide variety of programs and services offered at the Cal Poly Recreation Center, Julian A. McPhee University Union, Orfalea Family and ASI Children's Center, and Cal Poly Sports Complex. Cal Poly students and full-time staff members have the opportunity to work on campus to create quality programs and services for all students. Whether you are looking for a position that supports your academic/professional goals, need to support yourself while at Cal Poly, or are looking to develop your leadership skills, ASI offers a unique and fun work experience for all of our employees. Apply to join our team today!
EOE Statement The Associated Students, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Student Manager- Fitness and Wellness  
Open Date 2/23/2021  
Close Date 10/5/2021  

Student Manager – Fitness and Wellness (Recreational Sports) 

Definition and Purpose 

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director – Recreational Sports, the Student Manager - Fitness & Wellness Programs is responsible for supervision of Personal Trainers and supporting the Assistant Coordinator-Fitness programs at the Cal Poly Recreation Center. This position works closely with the recreational sports leadership team and collaborates with other campus programs. This position requires effective communication with ASI full-time and student staff, as well as participants regarding programs and services. 

In order to maximize the student manager’s personal development and ensure that their experience with ASI is broad based, incumbents will be assigned additional responsibilities beyond their specific program or staff area. 

ASI is committed to supporting the aspirations of the University Learning Objectives. Our employees are expected to make reasoned decisions based on ethics, respect for diversity, and an awareness of issues of sustainability. Additionally, they will work productively as individuals and in groups while communicating effectively. 

Educational Requirements and Qualifying Experience 

Must be a currently enrolled student at Cal Poly with a minimum of 6 units. All ASI student staff must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at Cal Poly. Graduate students must carry 4 units/3.0 cumulative GPA at Cal Poly. 

Exhibit a developed sense of critical thinking, conflict management and problem-solving skills. 

Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 

Ability to stay focused while working in a high-volume, fast-pace environment. 

Ability to be flexible and adapt to change. 

Ability to work cooperatively with others or independently, as the situation requires. 

Ability to empathize and connect with others in an appropriate manner. 

Ability to handle confidential information according to ASI policies and procedures. 

Excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Confidence to take risks and explore new ideas. 

Display a high level of attention to detail. 

Experience in developing and conducting assessments, reporting, and analyzing results. 

Confidence to supervise peers. 

Knowledge of Windows based computer systems (Microsoft Office). 

Awareness of safety and risk-management procedures. 

Maintain current First Aid, CPR, AED certifications required. 

NASM, NSCA, ACSM, ACE, or equivalent personal trainer certification preferred. 

Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by?maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere. 

Ability to establish and maintain effective?working relationships within a diverse population and with those from?various cultural backgrounds, specific needs, or limitations. 

Supervisory Responsibilities 

Supervise, schedule, and manage staff of 8 to 12 personal trainers. 

Assist in developing and conducting annual performance evaluations. 

Train employees in essential duties, customer service and risk management. 

Initiate and/or manage staff coaching, discipline and feedback for staff area. 

Participate in leadership development training with immediate supervisor and student manager leadership team. 

Complete weekly administrative duties, including but not limited to developing agendas and conducting regular staff meetings. 

Ability to facilitate meetings and assign committee related tasks to staff and volunteers. 

Work collaboratively with a variety of campus and non-campus groups. 

Assist with development and implementation of marketing campaigns for the program. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Abide by and enforce all ASI and campus security regulations regarding confidential and private information. 

Effectively manage applicable internal and external communication outlets. 

Ensure all area manuals, procedures and resources are accurate and easily available to staff. 

Display awareness of all ASI and staff area policies; enforce policies as necessary. 

Maintain the integrity of the ASI philosophy and brand. 

Produce regular reports, reviews, and assessments of staff area. 

Exhibit punctuality and dependability by maintaining a consistent work schedule. 

Serve as an information source of Recreational Sports and ASI programs and services. 

Maintain professionalism in the workplace including but not limited to attire, behavior, and language. 

Maintain familiarity with emergency response protocol. 

Attend all meetings, workshops, and retreats. 

Provide quality customer service to all staff and customers. 

Maintain a positive work environment though interaction with staff, peers, and superiors. 

Demonstrate understanding of effective and efficient resource management. 

Demonstrate understanding and competency of specific technological resources used by staff area. 

Specific Requirements 

Serve as primary student staff representative for the personal training and wellness program. 

Serve on various campus committees, attend campus health fairs and campus events to market the personal training and wellness program.  

Collaborate with various campus entities involved with campus health and wellness. 

Attend various ASI staff meetings to educate staff and promote the wellness programs. 

Develop, implement, and manage quarterly wellness and fitness outreach events. 

Develop assessment plan and learning outcomes for various wellness and fitness events. 

Maintain and compile program specific usage statistics to include in monthly reports. 

Participate in leadership development training with immediate supervisor and student manager leadership team. 

Process service requests and communicate event notification to staff areas that may be impacted by events. 

Inventory equipment and determine equipment purchasing needs for the personal training and wellness program. 

Complete quarterly and annual reports for the personal training and wellness program. 

Prepare presentations as necessary. 

Maintain familiarity with evacuation plan for work area. 

Maintain prompt work hours and follow absence procedures. 

Diversity and Inclusion 

Recommend and support practices intended to eliminate racial, gender, or any other form of bias in processes, policies, and procedures.  

Demonstrate awareness of one’s own biases, comfort levels, and various aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). 

Demonstrate effort to understand each person’s individual and collective role in creating inclusive environments.  

Commit to continuous learning/improvement in DEI and cultural competence.  

Work with director to review department’s policies, procedures, & practices related to DEI and participate in addressing barriers identified. 

Other Duties and Responsibilities 

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in ASI policy as a condition of their employment. 

Other duties as assigned. 

Period of Employment 

Student managers must commit to a minimum of 9 weeks of employment over summer quarter. 

Employment with this organization is of an "at will" nature, which means that the employee may resign at any time and ASI may discharge the employee at any time with or without cause. 

Compensation and Hours 

Pay Rate: $16.00 per hour; maximum 20 hours per week while attending academic classes. Maximum 40 hours per week when not attending academic classes.  

The Associated Students, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Date revised: 02/17/2021 

Number of Openings 1  
Location Recreational Sports  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements


Req Number STU-21-00016  
Shift Details None Specified 

Requires 1-2 hours per day None Specified 

Requires 3-4 hours per day None Specified 

Requires 5-6 hours per day None Specified 

Requires 7+ hours per day None Specified 

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