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Part-Time Trainer, Fitness


Tomball, TX

Employer:  Lone Star College
Category:  Other
Job Type:  Part Time


Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs
  • One LSC
  • Student Focused
  • Own It
  • Advance Equity
  • Cultivate Community
  • Choose Learning

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

    Lone Star College was recognized in eight areas: Professional Development; Mission & Pride; Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness; Confidence in Senior Leadership; Faculty & Staff Well-Being; Shared Governance; Faculty Experience; Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging .

    Campus Marketing Statement

    Lone Star College-Tomball

    Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes 'America's Best Employers By State' list.

    LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College.

    Founded in 1988, Lone Star College-Tomball is the third oldest college in the LSC system. LSC-Tomball offers a wide range of academic and workforce programs and is a leading college in the health sciences. LSC-Tomball is the founding college of the lifePATH® program, a four-year degree for adults with cognitive disabilities. LSC-Tomball enjoys a joint library partnership with Harris County Public Library, and we offer an early college high school with the Tomball Independent School District.

    Location address is 30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375.

    Job Description


    Under direct supervision of the Wellness Coordinator, the PT Trainer, Fitness provides group fitness instruction, monitors and educates patrons on fitness and safety, and maintains a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for class participants .


    1. Teaches scheduled classes, beginning and ending on time; provides adequate warm-up, exercises, stretching, and cool down

    2. Instructs Wellness Center patrons on effective workout methods; explains proper techniques, demonstrates exercises; and teaches appropriate method s to strengthen specific muscles

    3. Prepares appropriate equipment, music, a nd handouts for each class

    4. Assists patrons, answers questions, and maintains a positive exercise experience for members and class participants

    5. Keeps management informed of customer and facility needs

    6. Ensures that safety standards are met, and the department and f acility policies are adhered to

    7. Provides CPR and fi rst aid in emergency situations

    8. Responsible for other reasona ble, related duties as assigned

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of human anatomy, kine siology and training principles
  • Demonstrated knowledge of gr oup fitness teaching strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate music, tempo, cueing and rhythm as it applies to choreographed class formats
  • Demonstrated ability to be professional and motivate class participants
  • Demonstrated ability to cooperate and wor k well with other staff members
  • Physical capability to perform frequent standing, sitting, kneeling, squatting, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, twisting, walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, reaching, overhead reaching, lifting and carrying
  • Physically capable of performing heavy lifting (50 pounds)


    The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, phone and other assorted fitness equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled space with minimal exposure to safety hazards

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess current CPR, AED, first aid certification
  • Must possess a current Certified Group Fitness Instructor national certification (ACE, ACSM, AFAA) or equivalent

  • Salary

    Hourly Pay Rate is $25.32

    Benefits Marketing Statement

    By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, tuition waiver, participation in a tax deferred retirement plan and more.

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    How to Apply


    We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered.

    Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

    If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.

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    More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

    Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.
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