Group Exercise / Fitness Instructor
Working Title: Group Exercise / Fitness Instructor
Position Type: Hourly Wage
Department: Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports
Posting Date: 12-04-2017
The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division within Virginia Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for Group Exercise / Fitness Instructors. These are part-time, wage positions with the primary purpose of directly leading group exercise classes and/or group-training workshops/seminars to meet the fitness interests and demands of the University community (students, faculty, staff and UVa affiliates).
Experience and skills could include teaching one or more fitness class or workshop formats including, but not limited to, cycling, Zumba, yoga, Pilates, strength, step, weight loss, wellness, kickboxing, interval training, water aerobics, dance, T'ai Chi, etc.
We are seeking instructors with the ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote fitness and wellness including identifying the need for and modifying movements for participant safety. Ideal candidates will have the availability to teach at least 2-3 classes per week and/or 1 or more group-training workshops/seminars per semester. Instructors are expected to attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.
Instructors are expected to establish a positive rapport and relationship with student and departmental staff, members and guests of the facility as well as promote exceptional customer service to create a positive environment for members and guests. Instructors are also expected to maintain a Standard of Excellence in professionalism and safety.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to fully engage with students and members in vibrant activities that promote fitness and wellness.
For participant safety, ability to identify the need for modifying movements and communicating and demonstrating these modifications to participants,
Availability to teach at least 2-3 classes per week and/or 1 or more group training workshops/seminars per semester.
Must have exemplary customer service and communication skills.
Responsible for attending regularly scheduled staff meetings and in-service sessions.
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