Wellness Instructor TP – Group Fitness

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-06-10
Req: R100032589
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The Department of Medical Wellness and Recreational the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine has part time opportunity for a Wellness Instructor.This Wellness Instructor will teach classes as primary instructor or substitute as needed in one or more of the following areas in which certified and experienced: Yoga (different levels), Mat & Reformer Pilates, Zumba, Studio Cycling, Body and Cardio Sculpt, Aqua, and a variety of other aerobic, dance, and muscle toning classes. Follow existing music and video policies. Offer challenging and educational exercise routines to help members reach their health and fitness goals while maintaining safety and remaining within scope of practice. Achieve daily class attendance goals by developing strong relationships with current class participants and working to attract new participants. Set up equipment, test microphone, and greet members as they enter fitness room.Maintain, clean, re-rack and organize all equipment at the end of your session/class.Support fellow instructor substitution needs. Attend mandatory meetings and master class sessions as required. Maintain all mandatory education certifications. Follow all instructor sign-in/sign-out procedures at front desk. Maintain constant communication with Fitness & Wellness Center administrative offices and supervisor by email, phone, in person, etc.Read and respond to emails on a daily basis to foster consistent communication. Understand and follow all Fitness & Wellness Center policies, procedures, and standards. Assist the Fitness & Wellness Center with member retention efforts by engaging members in class programs. Other job related duties as assigned.

Education and experience: National certifications and experience in industry specialty (Proof of Yoga Certification of 200+ Hour Level, Studio Cycling, Mat/Reformer Pilates, Group Exercise). Maintenance CPR certification. Minimum of three years teaching group fitness classes required. The incumbent must have passion for fitness, be able to work in a team environment, be self-motivated, reliable, communicate well, motivate members, display great attitude, have effective time management skills, and be able to work with little or no supervision. Any appropriate combination of education, certifications, and/or relevant work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information-https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/employment-laws-eo/index.html. Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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Posted: 6/27/2019
Application Due: 8/26/2019
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