KU Fit Instructor-Student Hourly/Work Study

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 as evident of the application material.
  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

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26949BR
  • Department:  Recreation Services
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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