Group Fitness Tiger X Instructor (Temporary Employee Pool)
Posting DetailsPosition Information Job TitleGroup Fitness Tiger X Instructor (Temporary Employee Pool)Union LevelDepartmentPacific Recreation CampusStocktonPosting Number201301558PFull or Part TimePart TimeNumber of Months12Work Schedule
This is a temporary casual position. Classes are scheduled Monday through Sunday and may include early morning hours, afternoon hours and evening hours.Position End DateOpen Date02/27/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants
This recruitment is to establish a pool of qualified candidates, from which multiple short term, temporary appointments may be made.
Your application will be active for up to 12 months within the temporary pool. (Note: If a job specific posting is created and you are interested in that specific position, please reapply directly to the posted position. Your previous temporary pool application will not automatically transfer to the new job opening.)
Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this type, since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.Position Summary Information Primary Purpose
The Tiger X Instructor is responsible for developing and instructing fun, energetic, and highly motivational group fitness classes. Instructors continually monitor participant needs and progress through safe exercises/routines, while creating a dynamic workout experience.Essential Functions
1. Maintain responsibility for all regularly scheduled and assigned classes within Pacific Recreation.
2. Conduct classes for participants following protocols as accepted and provided by the Baun Fitness Center including: proper warm-up, class routine, and a cool down/stretch session.
3. Accompany your class with appropriate music.
4. Instruct within your knowledge and expertise.
5. Be attentive to participant safety during class time.
6. Create a supportive environment and bring positive energy to Tiger X classes.
7. Model, promote, and consistently enforce Campus Recreation policies.
8. Execute fitness-related special events.
9. Respond to participants’ questions and comments with superior customer service.
10. Assist in the maintenance of fitness-related equipment and inventory. Make recommendations for future program purchases.
11. Find class coverage for assigned classes when a substitute is needed.
12. Clock-in and out during all hours worked. Check, count, and record total participation after every class.
13. Report any major issues, problems, or concerns directly to professional staff.
14. Be on time and prepared for work. On time is five (5) minutes before each class, appointment, or meeting. Attend all fitness staff meetings, in-services, and individually-requested meetings.
15. Perform other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications
•Must hold a current fitness certification from a Pacific Rec approved education association such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFFA, NFPT, NPTI, ZUMBA etc.
•Must have current CPR/AED certification or obtain within 30 days of hire. In-house certification provided, if necessary.
•Strong communication skills with the ability to talk in front of large groups.
•Instructor must provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the participant during instruction which includes a full range of physical abilities including performing and maintaining aerobic exercise, jogging, dancing, stepping, marching, hopping, skipping, jumping, bending, stretching, and lifting a minimal weight. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk or hear, use hands and fingers handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must possess physical strength and flexibility. Coordination, rhythm, and timing skills are also necessary. Must have the strength and ability to safely lift and move up to 25 lbs.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Classes are scheduled Monday through Sunday and may include early morning hours, afternoon hours and evening hours.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.AA/EEO Policy Statement
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a current fitness certification from a Pacific Rec approved education association such as ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, AFFA, NFPT, NPTI, ZUMBA etc.?
- * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
- University of the Pacific Website
- Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
- Chronicle of HIgher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
- Modesto Bee
- Pacific Employee
- Personal Referral
- Professional or Association Listserv
- Publication or website from a professional organization
- Sacramento Bee
- San Francisco Chronicle
- Stockton Record
- Agency Referral
- Other Online Job Board
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Other Document