University of Central Oklahoma

Group Fitness Instructor (Part-Time, Seasonal)

Posted Date 7 months ago(7/24/2017 1:41 PM)
Job ID
Org Number
Wellness Ctr Fitness Prog & Service
Vice President of Operations
Job Type
Proposed Salary Range
$18.00 - $23.00 per hour
Hours Per Week
10 max
Weeks Per Year
Regular Workdays/Hours
Exempt Status

Position Overview


Assist, lead or facilitate a specific program or activity related to recreation or fitness for a group or individual instruction. Ensure information is provided on proper procedures, techniques, and principles on safety, risk management and liability, sport specific rules, and university policy. May assist in ensuring facilities, equipment, and materials for recreational programs are maintained and in good working order.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Conducts safe, effective and enjoyable exercise classes by providing
excellent leadership, up-to-date quality instruction and high-energy
motivation for Step, Hi/Low, Hip Hop, Strength Training, Kickboxing,
Tai, Chi, Yoga, Pilates, Boot Camp, etc. programs. Posting Notice: This posting is to create a pool of interested applicants from which the Department may draw as positions become open. Performs other
related duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Performs administrative or manual tasks.

Requires general education or vocational training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Must be 18 years or older. Current Adult CPR certification required.
Current group fitness certification by a nationally recognized fitness
association: ACE, ACSM, AFAA, or equivalent program.


Knowledge of and ability to communicate exercise physiology
principles as related to a well-rounded fitness program. Physically fit
to lead class at appropriate level. Ability to develop routines with
appropriate music and choreography. Ability to communicate with a
diverse group of individuals.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.

Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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