The massage therapist is responsible for performing therapeutic massages of soft tissues and joints and assessing clients' soft tissue condition, and joint quality and function. The therapist will be responsible for assuring our clients encounter a relaxing experience where their needs and concerns are met.
Ability to work flexible shifts. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Ability to travel to various on- and off-campus locations. Availability to work both weekday and weekend shifts.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Provide massage therapy expertise at the assigned Center.
Talk with clients about symptoms, medical history, and desired outcomes of massage.
Evaluate clients to discover painful or tense areas of the body.
Perform massage techniques suited for client.
Provide a safe and welcoming environment for WashU Rec members.
Promote knowledge of massage techniques and benefits.
Serve as an advocate for fitness and healthy lifestyles at WashU.
Create a positive connection with clients.
Help promote upcoming wellness events.
Foster an inclusive massage environment that is welcoming to everyone.
Bachelorâ™s degree in exercise physiology or related field.
At least three years of experience in a massage therapy practice.
Strong communication skills.
Strong professionalism and attention-to-detail.
Advanced knowledge in techniques and benefits of massage therapy.
Have an interest in inspiring all recreation participants to build habits of wellness.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Valid massage therapy license for the state of Missouri.
$24.24 - $37.58 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view eligibility criteria.
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