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Group Fitness Instructors/Part-Time Casual/Non-Student Position

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Job Information

Job Title Group Fitness Instructors/Part-Time Casual/Non-Student Position
Student Classification Non-Student
Job Code C906F
Posting Type Casual - not to exceed 19.5 hours per week (NL20)
Posting Number PO017F16
Job Description Summary

The WELL at California State University Sacramento is seeking enthusiastic, motivated, certified and experienced group fitness instructors to develop, monitor and deliver group exercise classes of various formats.

Conditions of Employment

This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefited, student position. Employment in all positions with University Enterprises, Inc. is dependent upon the mutual consent of University Enterprises, Inc. and the employee. This means that either University Enterprises, Inc. or the employee can, at any time, terminate the employment relationship at will, with or without cause.

Work Schedule

Instructor hours will vary, but will be within our regular business hours

Current Building Hours:
Monday 6AM – Midnight
Tuesday 6AM – Midnight
Wednesday 6AM – Midnight
Thursday 6AM – Midnight
Friday 6AM – 10PM
Saturday 8AM – 8PM
Sunday 10AM – 10PM

*Hours will vary during Winter, Spring and Summer breaks

Additional Work Schedule

Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant employees generally work up to 20 hours per work week (Sunday – Saturday) during the academic year and up to 40 hours per work week during breaks; Winter, Spring & Summer.

Student Assistants are not permitted to telecommute or work remotely.

Area Sacramento
On/Off Sacramento State Campus On Campus
Worksite City Sacramento, CA
Pay Range $16 - $29 per hour
Department/Agency The Well (WELL)
Unit/Division Fitness
Project Description

The WELL facility houses both Recreational Programs and Health Services. The WELL offers a fully integrated wellness service for students, faculty, and staff. The Recreation Center consists of 124,000 square feet, and the Health Center consists of 29,000 square feet. The facility houses the following amenities: basketball courts, MAC court, racquetball courts, fitness studios, cardio center, weight lifting center, personal training, group fitness, fitness testing room, climbing wall with a bouldering area, café/food service, small conference center, men’s and women’s locker rooms, a cabana locker room, and administrative offices, in addition to various lounges.

For more information on the WELL visit

Majors/Fields of Study Any Major
Minimum Qualifications

• Must be able to to develop and lead group exercise classes.
• Must have a firm grasp on the exercise science related field and ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills.
• Desire to work in recreation and as part of a team.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to follow directions.
• Primary certification in personal training (ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NASM, etc.)
CPR/AED and First Aid Certified.



Position Description

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience working in fitness related field
RPTA/Kinesiology/Exercise Science Related Field (Major or Minor)

Duties and Responsibilities

• Monitor activities for safety at all times.
• Lead an effective group exercise class by applying sound exercise principles.
• Communicate effectively with staff and participants.
• Respond to injuries and emergencies; activate the emergency action plan.
• Attend pre-semester training and all-staff meetings throughout the semester.
• Foster professional standards among staff.
• Be able to address customer service related questions in a positive manner.
• Enforce policies of The WELL and Campus Recreation.
• Assist in the promotion of WELL events.
• Complete other related duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

Sit for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication; use of office equipment including computer workstations, telephones, calculators, copiers, printers, scanners, and fax machines, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in an office and fitness center environment. Continuous contact with staff. Frequent contact with the campus community and the public.

Hours Per Week Non-Student (casual employees) no more than 19.5 hours per week, year round. (NL20)
Posting Date 06/08/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please complete all fields of the employment application. Include your educational history in the “Educational Experience” section and any employment history in the “Employment Experience” section of your application.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Sacramento Bee
    • Careerbuilder
    • Public Job Posting
    • University Enterprises website
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Website
    • Other
    • Personal Referral
    • Indeed
  2. * Please list your current personal training & fitness certifications:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have CPR/AED and First Aid certifications?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you able to develop, monitor and deliver group exercise classes of various formats?
    • Yes
    • No