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Company: USC Upstate  
Division: Wellness Center 
Job Title: Student Group Fitness Instructor 
Job Type: Part Time  
Wage / Salary: $10/hr without certification; $12/hr with certification 
Days / Hours: Varies 
Location: Wellness Center 
On / Off Campus: On-Campus  
Openings: 1-3 
How to Apply: Click here to apply 
Start Date: Fall 2014 
When to Apply: Immediately 

- Maintain minimum enrollment (1 credit) during Fall and Spring terms
- Commitment to Campus Recreation's mission statement
Positive attitude

- Previous group exercise teaching experience
- American Red Cross standard first aid and Adult CPR/AED certifications or obtain within 4 weeks of hire

Preferred Qualifications:
- Nationally recognized group exercise instructor certification (ACE or AFAA) or specialty certification as needed
- Experience working with diverse populations
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
- Physical Education major
- Additional training in specialty formats may be required

Job Description:
Develop and lead fitness classes. Student instructors must feel comfortable in front of a group and be able to teach proper form and alignment for movements and exercises dynamically.

- Develop and lead safe and effective group fitness classes, providing modifications to accommodate all participants
- Vary routines, music, and classes while following established/recognized protocol of the Wellness Center, AFAA, etc.
- Prepare and use appropriate music and equipment
- Educate participants on proper form, anatomy, and modification of moves
- Provide individual feedback to participants throughout the class
- Ensure that safety standards are met and appropriate policies and procedures are followed
- Responsible for appropriate use of all Group Fitness related equipment
- Teach scheduled classes that begin and end on time
- Arrive early to prepare and set up all equipment and stay after class to put away equipment, lock up stereo closet, and be available to participants
- Inspect the aerobics rooms and all equipment to ensure they are clean and safe for patron use
- Report and restrict use of broken equipment
- Greet each participant in a welcoming manner
- Inspire each participant to reach his/her fitness goals
- Promote and role model positive self-image and lifestyle habits to your participants
- Responsible for own class coverage when unavailable to attend
- Monitor and record attendance of participants
- Uphold Campus Recreation's mission
- Attend and actively participate in all mandatory staff meetings and training sessions
- Thoroughly complete all incident reports, report all injuries, vandalism, equipment needs, and problems immediately to administrative staff
- Maintain regular communication with the Assistant Director - Fitness and/or student supervisor
- Handle any other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director - Fitness and/or student supervisor

- Ability to develop and instruct 30-60 minute group fitness classes for students, faculty, and staff on a regular basis
- Ability to provide own music and programs and be comfortable leading a class
- Maintain current group exercise instructor certification(s) including obtaining CECs/CEUs as required
- Maintain a minimum class attendance
- Present self in approachable, friendly manner with a willingness to help a diverse range of users


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