Group Exercise Instructor

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Description*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at* Universityof Colorado l Anschutz Medical Campus

Schoolof Medicine, Anschutz Health & Wellness Center

GroupExercise Instructor (Technician I) (Part-Time)

Position#760301 – Requisition 16252

 The University ofColorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstratedcommitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectivelywith students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

 TheAnschutz Health & Wellness Center has multiple openings for part-time (0.15FTE, 6 hrs per week), University Staff (unclassified) Group Exercise Instructor(Technician I) positions.

 TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutionsnationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus,designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts theCollege of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, andPublic Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and twohospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciencesresearch park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutzoffers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and fivefirst-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside facultymembers who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expertclinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for researchand innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards eachyear and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since2002. ReadCU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work:

TheAnschutz Health and Wellness Center teaches over 70 group exercise classes perweek in Total Body, Mind/Body, Aqua, Cycling and Cardio. This position willlead classes and will be responsible for all logistics including: music,choreography and any certifications needed in order to lead a class. 

 Examples of Work Performed:
  • Instruct clientele in classes hired for in a dependable and consistent manner.
  • Follow procedures set by Group Exercise Coordinator for management of the classes for check-in, attendance, equipment, etc.
  • PLEASENOTE:Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interviewprocess and any relocation expenses, if applicable

     Salary and Benefits:The hiring salary forthis position has been established at $15 - $55/hour and is commensurate with experience,type of class, and day of class. This position is eligible for overtimecompensation.

     This positionreceives additional compensation for instructing group exercise classes andcompensation is determined by experience, class taught, instructors available.Class rates can be viewed here:  AHWCGroup Exercise Instructor Pay

    QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
  • For general format class: Current certification from a nationally accredited group (e.g. AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NETA) or Certified Personal Trainer with one year group exercise teaching experience.
  • Current CPR/ AED/ First Aid certification at date of hire.
  • Six (6) months of experience providing group exercise fitness services, personal training or a combination of both.
  • Condition ofEmployment:  Must be willing andable to…

  • Abilityto lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Sitand stand for long periods of time, frequently walk, and bend/stoop, as well asexecute repetitive motions.
  • Workin an environment that may expose you to fumes, chemicals, blood/body fluids,and infectious disease.
  • Participatein an audition as part of the interview process.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Qualified to teach a variety of Center offerings and substitute for other instructors as needed.
  • For licensed or branded classes: Proof in meeting requirements to teach (E.g. Zumba, Les Mils, Pound, etc.).
  • For classes requiring additional certifications: Proof of certification (e.g. yoga, Pilates, etc.).
  • Competencies/Skills, Knowledge, andAbilities:

  • Ability to instruct in a variety of group exercise classes.
  • Ability to lead classes in a positive/enthusiastic manner to a variety of members, offering modifications/options to members as requested.
  • Ability to instruct classes effectively using both verbal and physical cues.
  • Ability to operate exercise studio audio equipment. 
  • Diversity andEquity:

    The University will provide reasonable accommodationsto applicants with disabilities throughout the employment applicationprocess.  To request an accommodationpursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Office ofEquity by email at [email protected] or by phone at (303) 315-2567.

     The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a cultureof inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.

     The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty,staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conductbackground investigations for all prospective employees.

    Job Category: Professional Support Services
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Part-time
    Posting Date: Jul 22, 2019
    Unposting Date: Aug 21, 2019, 10:59:00 PM




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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/27/2019
    Application Due: 6/26/2019
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