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Group Fitness Instructor, Student Wellness

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Work type: Non-Credit Instructor
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Student Services

Posting Job Title

Group Fitness Instructor, Student Wellness



Academic Affairs


Position Type

Non-Credit Faculty


Number of openings



Job Summary

Instruct assigned Student Wellness group fitness classes and/or programs. Conducts safe, effective, and enjoyable exercise classes by providing excellent leadership, up-to-date quality instruction and high-energy motivation for various disciplines to include Tai Chi, Meditation, Zumba, Kickboxing, Spin, Pilates, Bootcamps, Yoga, Barre, HIIT, Abs & Core, Hip Hop Fitness, Self Defense, Martial Arts, Sport Conditioning, Step, Hi/Lo, Walking and Running.


Required Qualifications

Experience instructing group exercise classes independently AND at least one current group exercise and/or personal training certification from either a nationally recognized organization (ACE, AFAA, NASM, ACSM, NSCA, NETA, or comparable), a specialty certification/training from a nationally recognized certifying agency, specialty training certification from nationally recognized organizations
Degree in Kinesiology or a related field
Leads energizing, fun, safe, and educational group classes to accomplish the Student Wellness departments mission and goals
Creates a welcoming environment for all fitness levels; encourages and motivates class members
Develops and organizes safe, effective choreography, movement sequencing, and progressions, participant cueing and overall class set up
Respond calmly and effectively to safety and emergency situations that may occur while teaching a class
Maintains professionalism and a positive attitude with patrons and co-workers at all times


Preferred Qualifications

High energy and stamina with the ability to move and speak for extended periods of time
Ability to safely and easily perform the physical movements of the specialty taught, from beginner to advanced
Maintains accurate class attendance records using check in procedures
Maintains group fitness equipment and fitness studios
Adheres to building policies
Answers questions from participant to support them in achieving their healthy lifestyle and wellness goals
Builds effective, authentic relationships with members and encourages connections with JCCC Student Wellness programs and connections
Arrives promptly and is prepared for sessions


Required application documents


Cover Letter


Hours per Week



Work Hours/Days



Salary Grade Level




Competitive Rate of Pay



Overland Park Main Campus



Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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