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RSS Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Student Employment
Recreational Sports and Services-SIUC
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Auxiliary Service-SIUC


  • Teach a variety of fitness classes for patrons and students of varying ages and abilities.
  • Provide fun, motivational, and educational instruction on the benefits of healthy living through exercise.
  • Assist with special events and workshops related to fitness.
  • A positive customer service aptitude is required for both in person and telephone communications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed.
  • Must be available daily, including evenings, weekends, and university breaks.  Specific hours vary for each person.
  • Must be trustworthy, detailed oriented and reliable.
  • Must be available for all staff trainings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Requirements/Skills:

  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Experience with data entry.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and organizational skills
  • Specialty certification (Zumba, Spinning, Yoga, etc.) preferred

Required Certifications:

  • Must possess current reputable nationally recognized group fitness certification (AFAA, ACE, etc.) required at time of hire.
  • National CPR/First Aid certification or ability to complete within one month of hire date required.


Certifications, Class Schedule, Resume/CV, Student Employment Referral

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.