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Group Fitness Instructor - Certified

Auburn, AL, USA

Student Employment

Certified Group Fitness Instructors are responsible for conducting a safe, effective, and enjoyable class by providing excellent leadership, up-to-date quality instruction, and high energy motivation.

Job Type



  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0

  • Must obtain and maintain a current CPR/First Aid/AED certification.

Job Duties

  • Lead a safe and effective group   fitness class specified by the general or specialty certification training

  • Adhere to the guidelines outlined   within the certification agency for delivering a class that represents the   specialty certification obtained

  • Maintains a current CPR   certification

  • Follow the dress code outlined in   the Group Fitness Instructor manual

  • Connect with participants attending class to create   an atmosphere that cultivates long-term participation

  • Promote Group Fitness events through   social media and class announcements

  • Participate in Marketing promotional campaigns

  • Utilize the appropriate equipment   for the specific format and teach safe practices for use

  • Set a good example for fitness and   health for the Auburn community

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to teaching   class and be available 15 minutes after ending class

  • Understand and utilize technology for class set up   and check-in, to include use of iPads, Bluetooth, sound system, mics, etc.

  • Follow procedures for finding a   substitute instructor for normal assigned group fitness class

  • Follow procedures for playing music   and wearing microphones

  • Follow room procedures for providing a clean and safe   environment and for equipment maintenance

  • Attend all staff trainings/orientations at the   beginning of each semester

  • Attend 3-4 monthly meetings each semester

  • Be willing to substitute teach for   other instructors if available

  • Communicates with professional staff   and stays up to date with Group Fitness programming

  • Preparation before class   delivery: prepare a lesson plan,   playlist, choreography, and motivational message

  • Develop and deliver new lesson   plans, playlists, choreography, and motivational messages throughout the   semester

  • Mentor other instructors and assist   with training after teaching successfully for a semester

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