Instructor Pool - 2023/2024: Group Exercise/Strength Training
Company: Oregon State University
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Faculty/Staff Fitness (HHS)
Instructor Pool - 2023/2024: Group Exercise/Strength Training
Dependent: Hours Worked/Duration
Remote or Hybrid option?
The Faculty and Staff Fitness (FSF) program, a part of the School
of Exercise and Sport Science, in the College of Health at Oregon
State University invites applications for one or more Group
Exercise/ Strength Training Fitness Instructor positions to teach
FSF courses during the 2023-2024 academic year. These are
professional faculty positions.
The Faculty Staff Fitness (FSF) program is offered through the
College of Public Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State
University. The purpose of the program is to enhance the individual
health, fitness, and well-being of OSU employees. The FSF program
scheduled its first series of activity classes in the spring of
1984, initially offering 10 classes and enrolling 100 participants.
The FSF program currently offers 30-40 classes and serves over 800
faculty, staff, graduate assistants, spouses/partners, and retirees
of the university each term. Core activities include courses in
aerobics, aqua fitness, conditioning, mind/body, and weight
training. This is a hourly position. Classes are offered 2 to 3
days a week. Please visit the Faculty Staff Fitness website
additional information about the program.
Applications submitted to this recruitment pool are reviewed on an
as needed basis. Qualified candidates will be contacted when
positions become available.
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--- Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of
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---Retirement savings paid by the university.
--- A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and
--- Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying
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100% Instruction: Teach Group Exercise/Strength Training courses in
the OSU Faculty Staff Fitness program. Instruction includes design,
delivery, and assessing individual participants' ability to perform
What You Will Need
Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of teaching experience in field
of Group Exercise or Strength Training Instruction for a minimum of
2 1-hour classes per week (approximately 104 hours annually), or an
equivalent amount of instruction experience; OR
Associate's degree in Exercise Sports Science or relevant
discipline and three (3) years teaching experience in field of
Group Exercise or Strength Training; OR
High School Diploma or equivalent and five (5) years teaching
experience AND Certification in field of Group Exercise or Strength
Training, or Personal Training.
CPR/AED and First Aid certifications by the start of classes.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
What We Would Like You to Have
Masters in Kinesiology or relevant discipline.
Professional certification in field of Group Exercise, Strength
Training, or Personal Training. Preferred certifying organizations:
ACSM, NASM, NSCA, ACE, AFAA.
Enrolled in/completed Kinesiology/Public Health program and
completed a practicum/internship within the Faculty Staff Fitness
organization in field applicable to position.
5+ years teaching experience.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
This position is hourly. This position requires the ability to
demonstrate the physical fitness activity to participants for the
duration of the class. This position may require lifting up to 40
pounds, bending, twisting, and physical demands associated with
fitness activity classes. Classes are offered in short blocks of
time throughout the day and week, including early mornings, lunch
times, and evenings. For example an Instructor may teach the same
class for one hour on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
16th - 15th of the following month
Last working day of the month
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with education, training, and
Link to Position Description
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Full Consideration Date
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search
Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration for Fall term, applications must be
received by August 31, 2023. Applications will continue to be
accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient
applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The
closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
When applying you will be required to attach the following
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience
have prepared you for this position.
3) CPR/AED and First Aid certifications by the start of
Applications will be considered throughout the 2023/2024 academic
year as opportunities become available.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three
professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone
numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information please contact: Nikki Kurth,
Nicole.Kurth@oregonstate.edu. or 541-737-6786.
---Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate
with skills, education, and experience.
---The anticipated starting salary will be $22.00- $26.00/per
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and
diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from
members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups,
women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community
members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve
our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public
website prior to hire.
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