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Group Exercise Instructor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 08/03/2017
Working Title Group Exercise Instructor
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Other
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a student employee to work as a Group Exercise Instructor.
Responsibilities include:

The group exercise instructor will be responsible for instruction of Healthy U Group Fitness Classes as assigned. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

- Providing a safe, comfortable and motivating class for all participants.

- Planning and choreographing individual classes, employing new music and choreography to maintain participant interest.

- Leading the participants through a proper warm-up, fitness class and cool-down.

- Must be well-organized and prepared to teach classes to a diverse age and experience sample of participants.

- Demonstrating proper form/technique and verbally cue members to correct form.

- Providing equal and respectful treatment to all participants.

- Being appropriately dressed and providing quality customer service at all times.

- Willingness to fill in as a substitute instructor that may include early mornings, late evenings and weekends.

- Maintaining the cleanliness of class areas and storing all equipment after each exercise class.

- Reporting any equipment/facility problems, customer concerns or suggestions to supervisors.

- Acting as a first responder in case of emergency.

Job Requirements

- Experience leading group exercise classes, and/or certification from a leading group exercise institution such as 200-hour yoga, ACSM Group Exercise Instructor, Spinning or Zumba certifications.

- Knowledge and understanding of basic fitness principles and their application to the group fitness setting.

- Ability to maintain a routine weekly work schedule for an entire semester.

- Ability to attend required in-services each semester.

- Willingness to work weekends and fill in as a substitute as needed.

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.

Hourly Pay Rate $15.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 20
Anticipated Hours per Week 2-4
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Teach one or two classes per week.

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Trees Hall, Baierl, Bellefield Fitness Centers
Posting Number S-05125-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a currently registered student taking at least 6 credits?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Media Sample