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Group Exercise Fitness Instructor – Athletics - Division of Student Affairs

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 9, 2023

Job Details

The Carnegie Mellon University Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation will have a transformative impact through diverse programs that inspire leadership, collaboration, wellness and resilience, and offer students, staff and faculty opportunities to develop the creativity, ethics and character needed to lead significant lives while impacting society in profound ways.

Carnegie Mellon University’s department of Athletics is searching for an hourly, Part-Time Fitness Instructor in its recreational and fitness program This is an excellent opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department by providing essential support by leading patrons in a group environment through a class format of fitness instruction designed to enhance overall fitness, strength & endurance, while ensuring safety for all participants. Seeking instructors qualified to instruct the following classes: yoga, strength, indoor cycling, pilates and Zumba.

Core responsibilities will include:
  • Instruct and lead participants in maintaining appropriate exercise techniques pertaining to fitness while evaluating ability of participants. Ensure safe environment. Demonstrates proper technique & form

  • Maintain order and cleanliness of exercise space before, during, and after class. Ensure equipment functionality

  • Maintain class roster and communicate effectively using our DSE software systems

  • Other duties as assigned

You must demonstrate:
  • A passion for health and fitness

  • The ability to have a flexible schedule, and be punctual and dependable

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Athletics Department. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at Carnegie Mellon University. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree preferred

  • 0-1 year of teaching/instruction experience required; 1-3 years of teaching experience preferred

  • Accredited nationally recognized certification in the field of instruction required

  • CPR/First AID/AED certification required

  • A combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated may be considered.

  • Successful Background Check

  • Child Protection Clearances

Are you interested in this exciting opportunity? Please apply!
  • Sponsorship: Applicants for this position must be currently legally authorized to work for CMU in the United States. CMU will not sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this opportunity.


Job Function

Instructional Staff (Other)

Position Type

Staff – Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Full Time/Part time

Part time

Pay Basis

More Information:
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  • Click here to view a listing of employee benefits

  • Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran .

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