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Group Fitness Instructor, Student Wellness

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Work type: Non-Credit Instructor
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Tutors and Lab Aides

Position, Department: Group Fitness Instructor, Student Wellness, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Non-Credit Instructor, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Varies, Varies hours per week

Pay Range:   Determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Pay Grade: NONCR

Benefits Category: Partial benefits

Position 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

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and/or cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. 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.

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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