Group Fitness Instructor

Recreation & Wellness Center

Department Mission: 

Campus Recreation’s mission is to enhance lives by providing outstanding recreational opportunities and experiences for the diverse UMSL community.

Position Responsibilities:

  • To lead fitness and wellness classes for patrons.
  • Instruct aerobic-based group fitness to students, faculty/staff and community members.
  • Enforce policies and procedures set forth by the Recreation & Wellness Center in order to provide a safe and enjoyable class.
  • Assume a leadership role as a professional in the area of exercise and group fitness
  • Teach class with energy and enthusiasm.
  • Obtain substitutes as needed and report the change to the appropriate professional staff member.


  • Must be in good standing with the University.
  • Displays a positive and friendly attitude.
  • Willingness to learn, follow, and enforce rules and regulation.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially using email.
  • A current group fitness instructor certification or the ability to attend a workshop through the Recreation and Wellness Center
  • Minimum GPA: 2.0


$10.00-$18.00 an hour

*Contingent certification(s)

Required Training Dates:

Tuesday, April 23

April 24-May 1 (one day)

August 14-15