The Healthy Lifestyle Institute at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Health and Fitness Specialist. This Health and Fitness Specialist position is for an individual with skills in health and physical activity along with experience in clinical intervention settings and conducting outcome assessments. Experience and/or training in interventions should be related to physical activity and weight control, which may include group exercise such as aerobics, yoga, etc. The incumbent will maintain assessment and intervention records for weight loss and exercise studies/programs.



The individual should have the following credentials: A minimum of a Master’s Degree in exercise science or related discipline, experience conducting graded exercise testing and other physiological assessments, and experience implementing interventions to promote physical activity and weight control. The ability to assist with participant recruitment is advantageous. The incumbent must be available to work both mornings and evenings.

Education Required

Minimum Related Experience Level Required
1-2 years experience

Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
MS in Exercise Science or related discipline. ACSM or other professional certifications preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications

Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

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