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UCSF Fitness & Recreation’s mission is to enrich the human spirit, quality of life, and community at UC San Francisco.  We are passionate fitness and recreation professionals committed to doing quality work.

Our staff enjoys a team oriented work environment with many opportunities to learn and grow. To support a healthy lifestyle, employees enjoy use of our full-service facilities at Millberry and Bakar Fitness Centers. Together, we make life better for those who work, teach and study at UCSF.

Part-time and full-time opportunities available. Find out more below or visit ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers/ and search for “fitness.”

Aquatics
Group X
Outdoor Programs
Personal Training
Pilates
Recreational Sports
Member Services
Service Desk


Aquatics

UCSF Fitness & Recreation is hiring for a variety of aquatics positions. Below is a list of employment opportunities open to qualified candidates. If there are any questions about the positions listed below please e-mail us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Lifeguards
Swim Instructors
Water Exercise Instructors
Masters Coaches
How to Apply
Contact Information

Lifeguards
Our lifeguards are responsible for patron and facility safety, including in-water rescues, providing first aid, and enforcing facility rules. Lifeguards are also responsible for providing services to Fitness & Recreation members such as customer service, knowledge of program schedules, and facility amenities. Lifeguards are expected to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Lifeguard certification training available. Training fee subsidy available for successful job applicant candidates. Contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information.

Qualifications
We require a current and valid lifeguard and CPR/AED certification from the American Red Cross. A Title 22 Certification must be obtained within the first year of employment.
Upon successful completion of our Lifeguard Training Course, please follow “How to Apply” instructions below.
Pay Rate  $15.85-$20.72 per hour
Work Hours  9-17 hours week

Interview Process
Phase 1: Lifeguards will demonstrate their overall fitness and rescue skills in an in-water skills test.
Phase 2: If the lifeguard candidate advances to the next phase of the interview process, they will be invited for an in-person interview with the Aquatics management.
• Note: If offered a position on our lifeguard team, you will need to be in possession of documents that prove you are authorized to work in the United States. A list of accepted documents can be found on the last page of Homeland Security Form I-9.

Swim Instructors
The Swimming Instructor works under direct supervision of the Aquatics Manager and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Aquatics unit, which includes customer service, creating and following lesson plans, and providing quality instruction to all program participants (both youth and adult).

Key Responsibilities
• Provide safe and thorough swim instruction of all aquatic classes.
• Develop comprehensive lesson plans for swimming classes in both group and private formats.
• Instructors are responsible for finding qualified substitutes at least 48 hours prior to their shift. 
• Mentor new staff and volunteers.
• Maintain communication with supervisor and staff in an open and timely manner.

Qualifications
• American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for Infants, Youth and Adults certification; First Aide/Title 22 Component preferred
• Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
Pay Rate  $14.50-$20.00 per hour
Work Hours  9-17 hours a week

Water Exercise Instructors
The Water Exercise Instructor works under direct supervision of the Aquatics Manager and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Aquatics unit, which includes customer service and conducting classes that comply with the standards of the certification held, as well as UCSFʼs mission and instructing philosophy.

Key Responsibilities
• Teach every class scheduled through the entire session.
• Prepare a workout based on the needs and the ability of participates and provide a visual of adaptations.
• Start and end classes on time.
• Provide a professional and friendly workout environment
• Be responsible for the safety of students and class supervision.
• Follow Fitness and Recreation policies and class capacity guidelines
• Responsible for putting equipment away.
•  Maintain communication with supervisor and staff in an open and timely manner.

Qualifications
• AEA, YMCA, or other professional certifications that pertain to water exercise and fitness (Required)
• American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for Infants, Youth and Adults certification
Pay Rate  $35.00-$50.00 an hour
Work Hours  9-17 hours a week

Masters Coaches
The Bay Masters swim team is a 150+ adult swim team located on the UCSF Mission Bay campus. We provide a very fun and supportive atmosphere for swimmers of all ages. We design workouts to challenge swimmers of all levels and encourage interested masters swimmers to compete in swim meets and open water races. Assistant coaches are talented individuals who contribute to our continued excellence at the masters swimming level. Swimmer backgrounds range from open water and competitive swimmers to people who just want to stay in shape and become better swimmers. Assistant coaches create a safe, fun, and encouraging environment while providing workouts and feedback to all swimmers in support of their goals.

Qualifications
Required: Current certification in CPR/AED and First Aid. Possess a passion for the sport of swimming and working with swimmers. Previous experience working with coached swim teams and adult swimmers (preferred).
Pay Rate  $15.00-$30.00 per hour
Work Hours  9-17 hours week

How to Apply
E-mail the following information to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address):
• Resume
• Cover letter
• All valid and current certifications
• A list of 3 references (2 professional and 1 personal)
Valid Applicants will be called to discuss interview dates

Contact Information
Danski Perez
Aquatics Manager
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415.502.4446

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Group X Instructors

Instructors inspire and motivate members through teaching group fitness classes. Develop class curriculum and assist with fitness promotions, maintain administrative records. Attend staff meetings and in-house trainings as required. Contribute to an annual class assessment and personal performance evaluation. Remain up to date with industry standards.

Required Qualifications
• Les Mills, Spinning, Yoga, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais, Qi Gong certifications where applicable
• American Red Cross CPR

Preferred Qualifications
• Nationally Recognized Fitness Certification (ACSM, NASM, ACE, AFAA)
• The candidate will also perform other related duties

To apply, contact:
Gerri Nuval
Group Fitness Manager, Mission Bay
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415.514.4541

Charlotte Williams
Group Fitness Manager, Parnassus
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415.514.4540

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Outdoor Programs

Outdoor Programs creates rejuvenating experiences for students, staff, and families in the UCSF community and general public. Whether it’s paddling, hiking, or climbing, we make it easy to take advantage of the fun opportunities just outside the Bay Area’s back door.

To apply, contact:
Kirk McLaughlin
Outdoor Programs Manager
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415.502.2121

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Personal Trainers

Personal Trainers provide member services to members on the fitness floor by assisting them with program setup, answering fitness questions and instruction on exercise technique.

Required Qualifications
• American Red Cross CPR/AED certification
• Nationally Certified Personal Training Certification (ACSM, NASM, ACE, NPTI or NSCA)

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field of study, strongly preferred
• Rehab or injury management experience
• Dietary expertise or nutritional certification.

To apply, contact:
Adrienne Chambers
Fitness Manager
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415.514.4538

Charlotte Williams
Assistant Fitness Manager, Parnassus
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415.514.4540

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Pilates Instructors

Pilates Instructors provide member services in Pilates by assisting members with program setup, answering pilates questions and instruction on exercise technique.

Required Qualifications
• American Red Cross CPR/AED certification
• Minimum of 450 hours of Pilates training from a comprehensive teacher training program.

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Exercise Science or a related field of study strongly preferred
• Rehab or injury management experience.

To apply, contact:
Adrienne Chambers
Fitness Manager
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415.514.4538

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Recreational Sports

Recreational Sports offer a wide range of activities such as clinics, leagues, and drop-in sports to meet our customers’ recreational needs. Sports that take place in our facilities include basketball, futsal (indoor soccer), volleyball, dodgeball, squash, and racquetball.

To apply, contact:
Sarina Tsoi
Recreational Sports Manager
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415.514.4594

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Membership Coordinators

The membership unit serves 14,000 members and provides financial support to the department.  The Membership Coordinator works under direct supervision of the Member Services Supervisor and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations including exceptional customer service and care, sales, retention, database management, billing assistance, clerical duties, promotions, and special events.

Required Qualifications
• Minimum 2 years customer service or sales experience
• High school graduation and three years of related administrative experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Outgoing and friendly with a passion for fitness and exercise; ability to motivate and encourage others on the benefits of exercise
• Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks with deadlines in a customer service setting under minimal supervision
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Demonstrated skill necessary to collect, organize and disseminate information upon request
• Ability to make sound judgments
• Ability to conduct presentations to large groups

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree

To apply, contact:
Fernando Hernandez
Sales Manager, Mission Bay
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415.476.1265

Meghan Laizure
Sales Manager, Parnassus
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415.514.1606

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Service Desk Clerks

Our Service Desk Clerks are at the heart of our day-to-day operations and customer service. Duties include sales, financial reconciliations, service desk reception, clerical duties, housekeeping (e.g. laundry duties, towel folding, machine cleaning, etc.), following emergency procedures, helping with marketing promotions, and special events.

Our staff enjoys a team-oriented work environment with many opportunities to learn and grow. To support a healthy lifestyle, employees enjoy use of our full-service facilities.

Required Qualifications
• Wear uniform including name tag
• Read, write, speak and understand English fluently
• Flexible schedule, business hours are Monday-Sunday, 5:00 am-10:00 pm
• High school graduation or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
• Customer service experience
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skill
• Able to motivate and support others in their quest to be healthier and fitter
• Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple talks with deadlines in a customer service setting under minimal supervision
• Demonstrated skill necessary to collect, organize, and disseminate information upon request
• Ability to make sound judgments
• Experience in hospitality industry
• Knowledge of the UC systems, forms, policies, and structure
• Knowledge of UCSF Fitness & Recreation
• Experience in fitness and/or organized sports

Apply online.

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