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Les Mills Group Fitness Instructor (Part-Time), Campus Recreation

Wake Forest University
United States, North Carolina, Winston-Salem
1834 Wake Forest Road (Show on map)
June 12, 2024

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Job Description Summary

Group Fitness Instructors are responsible for leading and delivering group fitness instruction ranging in variety and level from aerobic activity, muscular strength, stretch, dance, yoga or mind body disciplines. This includes developing and organizing choreography, movement sequencing and progression, cueing participants set up, safety, execution, and more. Campus Recreation is seeking energetic Group Fitness Instructors. The instructor must be high energy, motivating, and a relationship builder who will help others reach their goals through exercise while having fun. Duties include, but are not limited to the following responsibilities:

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Leads energizing, fun, safe and educational group classes to accomplish the Campus Recreation Department mission and goals.

  • Creates a welcoming class environment for all fitness levels and encourages and motivates class members.

  • Answers questions from participants to support them in achieving their healthy living and wellness goals.

  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members, helps others connect with one another and to the Wake Forest community.

  • Keeps accurate class attendance records.

  • Maintain the Group Fitness equipment and room.

  • Attends required trainings, workshops and staff meetings.

  • Participates in master classes, in-house trainings, supports campus initiatives led by Campus Recreation as well as other special events.

  • Follows Campus Recreation policies and procedures; responds to emergency situations.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must maintain current CPR/AED/First Aid certification throughout duration of employment

  • Must have a current Fitness or Group Fitness related certification - acceptable certifications accepted, but not limited to: ACE, AFAA, Les Mills, YogaFit, 200+ Yoga training programs (verification required), BARRE ABOVE, Pilates Method Alliance, Pilates Academy International, Etc

  • Willing to seek additional training or certifications as needed to enhance leadership and instruction

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to multi-task and independently direct time management

  • Ability to lead others creating an inclusive welcoming environment

  • Energetic and outgoing personality


All employees are eligible for met-based pay increase and performance-based incentives.

Additional Job Description

Time Type Requirement

Part time Note to Applicant:

This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

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