Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Program Assistant

Weber State University
August 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$10-15
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Weber State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive environment by welcoming all individuals, including culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body. WSU values every individual by embracing all identities through the promotion of belonging, creativity, and uniqueness. We strive to create environments which are welcoming, inclusive, and equitable for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected categories, such as disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, national origin, veterans status, or others, as required by law and university policy (see Weber State University's Policy and Procedure Manual 3-32).

Position Information

Position Title Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Program Assistant

Requisition Number H00218P Position Category Hourly/Work Study Campus Location Weber State University - Ogden, UT Hours per week 20 Months per year 9 Alternate work schedule Pay Grade Salary Hourly Pay Rate $10-15 FLSA Job Summary/Basic Function

The department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (ENS) within the Moyes College of Education has many programs (Exercise and Nutrition Science, Fitness Professional, Integrative Nutrition and Sports) that can provide a 50/50 student and other hourly employees with a valuable employment opportunity that would support the student's career objectives.

Exercise Science and Nutrition faculty members teach many hands on learning activities and practical laboratory experiences in the human performance lab, food lab and nutritional biochemistry lab. A student assistant for setting up and cleaning up class and lab spaces is needed and helps the student learn proper care and handling of sensitive equipment used in the profession. Additionally, the ENS programs are generating outcomes assessment data, annual reports, and self-studies. With these needs, the ENS faculty members envision a 50/50 student employed gaining unique experiences in assisting with technology in the classroom and assisting faculty with triangulation of outcomes assessment data. Within these areas, the student employee will be a team player with the ENS faculty and staff and work toward promoting the success of position goals by coordinating efforts with faculty and students. These efforts would require good communication and customer service with the customer poised to be faculty, students, and on campus and off campus laboratory related sites.

Specific duties:

 Communicate with faculty, staff, and students engaged in undergraduate and graduate research using the human performance lab, biomechanics, nutritional biochemistry lab, food lab, greenhouse, and community garden under the purview of faculty leadership.

 Set up and clean up of classroom laboratory sessions including exercise, physiology, biomechanics, exercise prescription, and or fitness testing classes or labs. shopping for foods needed for a lab session or harvesting items from the greenhouse and garden.

 Assisting NUTR faculty with creating and managing videos for our cooking demo database and website.

 Assisting ENS faculty members with research projects in the human performance lab, biomechanics lab, WSD, ENS lab and nutritional biochemistry lab.

 Participate in set up and cleanup of ENS and/or NUTR laboratory classes under the direction of a ENS faculty or staff member.

 Compiling data using excel and other database software

 Formatting assessments for delivery and outcome measurement.

This is a pooled position. Applicants are selected from the pool as positions become available. After a period of time, the pool will expire and applicants will be notified.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

For the 50/50 program, the student hourly worker must be an undergraduate student in good standing with the University (minimum of 2.0 GPA) continuously enrolled full-time (12 or more credit hours in the fall and spring semesters; 6 credit hours in the summer) within a major program of studies in the department of Exercise and Nutrition Science. Junior or Senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; exercise assessment,fitness testing, food handling and gardening experience; basic science laboratory skills; computer and technology skills; data entry and analysis experience or coursework; proficient in MS word, excel, chitester, and canvas; experience using sensitive equipment in the human performance lab and/or nutritional biochemistry lab, communicate and work well with faculty and students.

Background Check? Yes

Posting Detail Information

Job Open Date 08/28/2023

Review Date 08/30/2023 Job Close Date 08/28/2024 Open Until Filled Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // jobs.weber.edu/postings/4135 Notes to Applicant

To apply, complete the online application, attach a resume, and transcripts.

If you are hired, please keep in mind that you will need to complete the appropriate Payroll and HR documents prior to beginning work.

The screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), individuals who have worked in a salaried capacity for Weber State University are ineligible to be hired as an hourly or adjunct employee at Weber State for six months.

Criminal Background check is required as a condition of employment.

ADA Essential Job Function

ADA Essential Job Function

Physical Activity of this position Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles. , Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees., Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction., Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time. , Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision. Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading. The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position. None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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