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Personal Trainer

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Our Mission

WVU Campus Recreation serves the students, faculty/staff and community by supporting a culture of well-being. Our commitment to healthy living includes creating and promoting opportunities to be active.

Diversity and Inclusion

WVU Campus Recreation values diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create an environment in which we embrace, celebrate and empower the differences we share across the spectrum of human diversity.

Join us in our commitment to treat everyone with respect and kindness by challenging our community to engage in personal and collective reflection, development and action.

Personal Trainer

Job Description

Within the department of Campus Recreation, Personal Trainers help clients set and reach their fitness goals. Personal Trainers conduct fitness assessments and design individualized exercise programs. They provide high quality customer service to each client. 

Applicants will be asked to engage in a two-part interview process consisting of a formal in-person interview combined with a practical assessment of personal training competency. For more information on this position, please email

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead clients of various ages and abilities through exercises to help them reach their wellness goals
  • Conduct consultation and comprehensive fitness assessments

Job Requirements

  • Nationally recognized certification as a certified personal trainer (e.g., ACE, NASM, CSCS, ACSM)
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification (e.g., Red Cross, AHA, etc.)


  • $18/hr.
  • Opportunity to gain experience assessing and training clients of various ages
  • Opportunity to work year round

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