Type: Part Time, Partial Benefits (greater than 20 hrs but less than 25 hrs per week)-NE Only
Online App: 18125
An EKU Campus Recreation Fitness Instructor is expected to lead weekly group fitness classes matching the format that they have demonstrated training or experience instructing. The incumbent will also participate in campus recreation special events, sub for other instructors as needed, or lead private classes off-site that have been solicited from EKU Campus Recreation.
Serve as a mentor to new employees, often students.
Lead clinics and workshops to develop fellow instructors, or prospective instructors (often students).
Assist with program scheduling, facilitating and creating programs as needed.
Instructors must lead at least 2 classes per week, and complete one office hour per week.
An instructor must have training of some sort, whether that is: a specialty or general group fitness certification, a workshop hosted at EKU, prior experience instructing group fitness classes, or studio training (such as for dance or boxing).
NCCA-accredited certification is required within 90 days of employment.
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .