Kinesiology Fitness & Lab Support Assistant - Instructional Support Assistant II (515612)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Jun 25, 2022
Full Time Accounting and Finance Education and Training Public Health

Job Description


Salary and Benefits

The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3 ,176.00/month to $4,081.00 /month.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

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About Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position

The Instructional Support Assistant II will be under theimmediate supervision of the Department Chair (Kinesiology). This position will report to the Chair and the Associate Dean for the College of Education and Allied Studies. The latter is responsible for the annual performance review.

Get Fit, Stay Fit

The incumbent will lead the department's Get Fit, Stay Fit (GFSF) program providing fitness and personal training for faculty and staff and serving as an internship opportunity for kinesiology majors. Activities include scheduling the fitness room, maintaining the fitness room equipment and facility, recruiting and guiding student employees to support the GFSF program, developing the GFSF program as an internship opportunity, and growing the GFSF program as a fitness opportunity for faculty and staff and the wider university community. Knowledge of the range of equipment used in fitness and personal training is required as well as experience in the design and implementation of fitness programming. Some of the equipment currently housed includes: free and fixed weights, cardio equipment such as ergo rowers, bikes and treadmills and an assortment of dueling ropes, jump ropes, exercise and resistance bands.

These pieces of equipment require not only technical knowledge pertaining to use, but also domain-specific (Kinesiology) expertise related to health and safety requirements during use. Further, to address health and safety requirements the incumbent will on an on-going basis need to develop protocols, procedures, and systems to ensure compliance and work with EHS as appropriate on risk assessment.

Laboratory Support

With the lead work direction and input from the Instructional Support Assistant III, the incumbent will also provide support to the Kinesiology Laboratory's delivery of laboratory classes, student and faculty research, and service activities. Support activities include, but are not limited to, scheduling laboratory times; contacting participants and users as well as equipment set-up and clean-up. Knowledge of the range of equipment used in the Kinesiology Laboratory and Instructional Technology used for instruction is required. Some of the equipment currently housed includes: metabolic carts, treadmills, Bod-Pod, video cameras, timing devices, bicycle ergometers, blood pressure equipment, and lactate analyzers.

In addition, the incumbent needs to have a working knowledge of the range of laboratory testing required for kinesiology teaching, research and service. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Biomechanical analysis
  • Body composition testing
  • Bone density measurement
  • Cardiovascular function
  • Cardiorespiratory function
  • Metabolic function
  • Muscular fitness testing
  • Neuromuscular fitness testing
  • Pulmonary functioning


Lead the work direction of student workers (trainers) for the Get Fit, Stay Fit Program:
  • Recruiting student workers/trainers
  • On-boarding new student workers/trainers
  • Training the new trainers
  • Managing student worker time sheet submission

Daily Operations of Get Fit, Stay Fit Program:
  • Schedulingfitnessroomtimes
  • Program(s)recordkeepingasneeded
  • Monitorequipment maintenanceschedules
  • Ordering and Inventory of supplies
  • Maintainingpolicymanuals for the program

Managing membership in the Get Fit, Stay Fit Program:
  • Contactingmembers about membership and enrollment in the program
  • Developing training programs for members
  • Assigning trainers to members and monitoring trainers' effectiveness
  • Running individual and group fitness activities

Promotion of Get Fit Stay Fit Program:
  • Raising membership in the GFSF Program
  • Coordinate the Exercise is Medicine initiative
  • Design and run 'one-off' events to promote exercise engagement on campus
  • Develop educational materials to distribute to GFSF members and the general campus population

Internship Support
  • Coordinate the Exercise is medicine initiative
  • Design and run 'one-off' events to promote exercise engagement on campus
  • Develop educational materials to distribute to GFSF members and the general campus population

Support for the Kinesiology Laboratory:
  • Equipment set-up, clean-up, and break-down
  • Assistingfacultyandstudentuserswithvariouslab equipment
  • Disposing of waste products such as blood and body fluids Disinfecting Lab equipment
  • Laboratory maintenance
  • Support set-up of labs for teaching
  • Support set-up of labs for research
  • Support set-up of labs for service activities

Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrate a genuine knowledge and interest in health, fitness and nutrition and a desire to help people achieve their health goals.
  • Demonstrate an attention to detail and motivated to provide a consistent quality learning experience for students. Have the ability to listen, take direction and execute responsibilities.
  • Be literate in English and basic math concepts.
  • Have experience and fitness industry knowledge appropriate to position.
  • Be able to work collaboratively to complete projects.
  • Be available to work flexible schedule as needed.
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly, effectively and professionally in personal interactions, phone, email and written communications.
  • Have ability to gather and assimilate data.
  • Be skilled in addressing a variety of unexpected or unforeseen challenges with a professional, positive attitude.
  • Able to stand, walk and sit for lengthy intervals at any given time.
  • Knowledge of waste disposal and disinfection techniques.
  • Ability to respond to faculty needs and the direction of student users.
  • Knowledge of waste disposal techniques (blood and body fluids), and disinfection techniques required.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledges and Abilities:

Knowledge of the procedures and practices relating to providing support services. Knowledge of procedures and practices related to ordering, issue, and inventory.

Ability to learn quickly the names,uses and care of common types of materials, supplies, and equipment used in the instructional program to which assigned. Ability to plan, organize, and follow a schedule of activities. Ability to learn to operate equipment and to make adjustments. Ability to maintain records and project needs. Ability to correct and perform simple arithmetic calculations. Ability to read and write at a level suitable for performance on the job.



Equivalent to one year of experience performing support services for an instructional program and involving such activities as preparing, producing, dispensing or storing materials, supplies, and equipment.


Equivalent to one year of experience in ordering, purchasing, accounting or in office work related to technical materials, supplies, or equipment or in an office which provided similar services to a technical function or unit may be substituted for six months of the experience.


Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials. supplies, or equipment and in a discipline in the specialty area to which assigned.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge
  • Have a recent (within the past 5 yrs) Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology or related degree area and current CPR certification.
  • Certifications in Fitness, HAZMAT, BSA, CPR & First Aid, Bod-Pod and NPMA preferred.

Condition(s) of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Other Information

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at:


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.

Mandated Reporter

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat. com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

Hayward, California 94542 United States View Map