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Job Description

Essential Functions

Group Fitness Instructor - GFI (trained)

  • Connect with participants attending class to maintain an atmosphere that cultivates long term participation
  • Lead a safe and effective group fitness class
  • Utilize the appropriate equipment for the specific format and teach safe practices for use
  • Act as a mentor for trainees after successfully teaching solo for a semester
  • Clean up after class and organize equipment
  • Promote Group Fitness events through social media and class announcements
  • Set a good example for fitness and health for the Auburn community
  • Perform all duties of a GFI (trained) employee
  • Deliver a safe and effective class as specified by the certifying agency
  • Follow the guidelines of the specialty certification held

Group Fitness Instructor - GFI (certified)

  • Perform all duties of a GFI (trained) employee
  • Deliver a safe and effective class as specified by the certifying agency
  • Follow the guidelines of the specialty certification held


Job Expectations

GFI (Trained)

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to class start to check in participants and initiate room set up for class
  • Dress in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Start class on time and end with enough time to clean up and allow the next class to start on time
  • Provide variety of class content for classes.  Keep the format fresh by adding new material/content throughout the semester
  • Follow procedures set forth in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies
  • Arrange for a sub when necessary and be willing to sub for others
  • Attend all mandatory in-services and trainings
  • Attend other group fitness classes and/or training workshops to continue to learn and improve in their format
  • Read weekly newsletters and stay informed of what's going on in the program
  • Utilize When to Work to communicate work availability to supervisors and co-workers

GFI (Certified)

  • Perform all duties of a GFI (trained) employee
  • Maintain current certification status in the Group Fitness specialty or in a national Group Fitness Instructor certification.  This may mean being an active part of the specialty organization; i.e. ZIN, Pro Team, etc.

General Schedule

This position will be scheduled to work 45 minute to 1.5 hour shifts Monday – Thursdays  5:30 am - 9:00 pm, Fridays from 5:30 am - 5:00 pm, Saturdays 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, and Sundays 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  This position is available Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters with no hours available for work during semester and holiday breaks.  A minimum of 1.5 hours per week is required, with a maximum of 10 hours.

Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Must obtain and maintain a current CPR/First Aid/AED certification.
  • Complete the in-house Basic Training course (Learn to Be a Group Fitness Instructor) or hold a Group Fitness certification

Physical Requirements

  • Physically capable of leading a fitness class as is appropriate for the format the instructor is leading.

Preferred Qualifications

  • To obtain a Level II rate of pay; must have a Group Fitness Instructor certification or specialty certification.

Location Group Fitness 
Compensation $7.75 - $9.50 
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