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Employment Opportunities - Instructor for Group Exercise

University of Maine – Campus Recreation
Student Job Description

University Job Classification: Student Athletic/Recreation Assistant VI
Date Modified: 3/18/2010
Informal Title: Instructor for Group Exercise
Supervisor: Assistant Director for Fitness


Responsibilities include providing safe, appropriate group exercise class instruction for participants of all ages and fitness levels, including students, faculty, staff, and community members.  Group Exercise Instructors are expected to adhere to teaching methods and modalities accepted as safe and appropriate by Campus Recreation and industry professionals/ governing bodies that Campus Recreation promotes.  We expect our instructors to teach and model appropriate forms for exercise, and to conduct classes in a professional manner.  They are responsible for facilitating a fun, safe and welcoming environment for participants and staff members at all times.  Before employment begins they are required to achieve certifications in Professional Rescuer CPR, Standard First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include:

As an Instructor for Group Exercise, you are expected to be a friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming to everyone in your classes, teaching a class that is safe and appropriate for all attendees. We expect all employees to have a positive attitude, show up for work on time, dress professionally, and perform all assigned duties in a professional manner. In addition, we expect all employees to treateveryone with respect.

Job Requirements

Position Type: – Pay Level VI: $11.00-15.50
* Work Study / Work Merit: Work Study – Optional

Time Commitment: Minimum 3 hours per week.
Minimum Shift: Event Duration
Shift Days/Times: Varies; during building hours.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

The University of Maine Campus Recreation Department is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, and actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.

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5797 New Balance Student Recreation Center, 22 Hilltop Road, UMaine
Orono, Maine 04469-5797
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