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Group Fitness Instructor (Contractual)

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Job Description
The Office of Academic Affairs, University Recreation and Fitness (URecFit) has an opportunity for a part time, contractual Group Fitness Instructor (Contingent Category I Contractual Employment) in the SMC Campus Center. URecFit is committed to enriching the academic experience as well as encouraging the physical, mindful, cultural, spiritual, emotional, and social development of the UMB community. Reporting to the Assistant Director and Coordinator for Fitness, the Group Fitness Instructor provides safe and effective exercise classes for groups at various fitness levels at URecFit.



****This position is a non-benefited, Contingent Category I Contractual position; may work evenings and weekends****


Essential Functions:

    Develop safe and effective exercise classes for groups at various fitness levels. Plan routines, select music and choose appropriate movements for various muscles. Offer useful, tactful and safe advice to individuals regarding their class participation and use of equipment. Provide safe and effective instruction of equipment during class. Conduct consultations as needed and assess the training need of each participant. Maintain fitness equipment as needed and report unsafe conditions. Attend all in service trainings and meetings. Seek client feedback continuously. Performs other duties as assigned.
The selected candidate will be expected to uphold URecFit Core Values:


Accountability: Take ownership of URecFit facilities and programs by exhibiting a responsible work ethic


Civility: Promote an environment that is responsible, ethical, respectful, and courteous


Collaboration: Develop professional relationships with; co-workers, guests, other departments of the university and the community.


Diversity: Provide quality customer service with an awareness of, and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity.


Excellence: Uphold all URecFit policies and procedures to guarantee participant safety and satisfaction.


Knowledge: Stay apprised of the best practices and latest trends in recreation.

Leadership: Demonstrate a desire to be a leader within the campus recreation community and university.


Education: Bachelors in related field, such as Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, Sports Management, Exercise Science, etc. Experience: Conducted a minimum of fifty (50) hours of fitness classes in specialized program.

Licensure/Certification: Current ACE, ACSM, AFAA, CSCS, NASM or comparable Group exercise certification. Training and appropriate certification related to CPR and AED required after date of hire.

Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Outstanding communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. Knowledge of safe exercise technique and group exercise principles. Ability to operate and troubleshoot audio equipment. Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork. CPR & AED certified or willingness to obtain. Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
**The target range for this position is up to $30.00 hourly.

If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.  

UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.  

Job: CI Exempt or Non-Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Academic Affairs - University Recreation & Fitness
Job Posting: Apr 23, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time