KU Fit Instructor-Student Hourly/Work Study - 20974BR

KU Fit Instructor-Student Hourly/Work Study

Recreation Services
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Job Description

Responsible for the daily operations of the KU Fit Instructor; weekday and weekend hours including early morning, afternoon evenings and/or late evenings. An instructor must be certified in CPR/AED or become certified within four weeks after being appointed. Duties will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Developing, leading and instructing participants through group fitness sessions to include a proper warm up, cardio/strength workout, and cool down.
  • Preparing class choreography & plans in advance.
  • Recording participation numbers.
  • Implementing risk management procedures when necessary.
  • Assisting with good housekeeping by keeping studio, equipment, and equipment closets tidy.
  • Accurately completing payroll clock in/out.
  • Assisting with special events and contract classes.
  • Accurately documenting and completing payroll by the Sunday prior to pay date.
  • Obtain and maintain proper CPR/AED certification.
  • Participation in CPR/AED drills.
  • Substituting when able.
  • Finding substitute instructor when unable to teach.
  • Attending monthly meetings.
  • Constantly communicating via email, Group Me App, or text.
  • Promptly alerting supervisor with any concerns, questions, broken/malfunctioning equipment, program concerns and personal issues.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must be enrolled in 6 credit hours at KU during fall/spring. For summer employment, must be enrolled
    in summer session, been a student in the previous Spring semester or enrolled in upcoming Fall
  2. Possess current CPR/AED certification, or willing to obtain within 4 weeks of employment.
  3. Either completion of ACE Group Exercise Instructor Course taught through KU Recreation Services and Professional fitness certification will be required 6- Months from hire date. Or Nationally recognized organizations such as ACE, AFAA, ACSM, Yoga Fit etc. accepted.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication.
  2. Previous experience as a group exercise instructor.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Completed application includes: Online application, cover letter, and resume.

Work Schedule: Instructors will possibly work morning, afternoon and evening hours Monday-Friday and/or various weekends.

Will continue reviewing applicants until all positions are filled.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kendra Ikenberry

Advertised Salary Range

$15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Work Schedule

Work schedule: Instructors will possibly work morning, afternoon and evening hours Monday-Friday and/or various weekends.

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Recreation Services
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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