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Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 3, 2023

Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Eastern Kentucky University

Title: Group Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer

Position Type: Student

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 91R100 - Campus Recreation

Division: 5R1000 - Stu Life, Diversity, Equity, Inclus

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Schedule Type: Part Time, No Benefits (less than 20 hrs per week)

Hours Per Week: up to 20

Contact Person: Allison McCann

Job Summary/Basic Functions

A group fitness instructor will lead weekly group fitness classes in 2-3 various formats. They may also participate in campus recreation special events, sub for other instructors as needed, or lead private classes off-site as requested. An instructor should have training of some sort, whether that is: a specialty or general group fitness certification, a workshop hosted at EKU, prior experience instructing group fitness classes, or studio training (such as for dance or boxing). Preferred for instructor to lead minimum 2 classes per week.

Personal Training:
A personal trainer will train clients on a trainer-client agreed schedule, whether individual or partner. They may also participate in campus recreation events, lead clinics and fitness assessments, or lead small groups. A trainer needs either a relevant, NCCA-accredited certification or relevant coursework in an Exercise Sport Science-related major.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be enrolled at EKU.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience instructing group fitness classes or a certificate showing completion of an instructor training.
  • NCCA Accredited Certification OR majoring in/studied Exercise and Sport Science, Kinesiology, or related major.

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Open Until Filled: No

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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