Zumba Instructor - Adult Fitness Program, Department of Health and Exercise Science

Zumba Instructor - Adult Fitness Program, Department of Health and Exercise Science

02 Jun 2022
Colorado, Fort collins / north CO, 80521 Fort collins / north CO USA

Zumba Instructor - Adult Fitness Program, Department of Health and Exercise Science

Position Information Classification Title Temporary Hourly Employment Category Temporary Is this an Hourly position? Yes Work Hours/Week 1 Overtime Eligible? Yes Position Location Fort Collins, CO 80523 Description of Work Unit The Department of Health and Exercise Science ( HES ) is one of eight academic programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. Colorado State University is Colorado’s land grant institution and holds the Doctoral/Research University – Extensive classification from the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Health and Exercise Science is focused on a three-part mission of undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and scholarly work and outreach/engagement/service. We are committed to our goal of producing nationally and internationally recognized research programs and graduates that are focused on helping people protect and improve their health and quality of life throughout the lifespan. The Department has 1150 undergraduate majors, 30-35 M.S. and Ph.D. students, 10-12 academic and research staff and 25 faculty members. Faculty in the Department of Health and Exercise Science have a strong commitment to high-quality teaching and advising and conduct innovative research with an emphasis on basic, translational, and clinical work to prevent aging-related disease and disability and maximize human functional performance. The Human Performance Clinical Research Laboratory, the research hub for HES , is a CSU Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence and a center for interdisciplinary research, training, and outreach. HES also has a strong focus on community engagement, including a First Responder Heart Disease Prevention Program, Adult Fitness Program, Noon Hour Fitness Program, Youth Sports Camps and an After-School program.Search Contact Email kimberly.burke@colostate.edu Position Summary Seeking a self-motivated, organized, employee who can demonstrate and promote knowledge of proper group fitness components (i.e., warm-up, Zumba exercise, cool down, etc.)Responsible for instructing a 1-hour class, once a week, typically Mondays/Wednesdays 6-7 p.m., or Thursdays 5-7 p.m., but some flexibility may be possible.Ideally available to instruct through spring 2022 including during academic breaks (fall, winter, spring and summer.Our instructors of varying group fitness classes are an integral part of the Adult Fitness Program and proving community health outreach. Zumba instructors would be responsible for teaching one class a week for a 45 or 60-minute length at the rate of $20-25/class. There is some flexibility in scheduling, but we are looking for class times around Mondays/Wednesdays 6-7 p.m., or Thursdays 5-7 p.m. The Adult Fitness Program is located at the Glenn Morris Field House and will have the class taught in our gym area.Instructors are responsible for leading a class that accommodates a variety of ages and abilities (we are open to 18+ and have a large population portion 65+ years of age). These accommodations include counting, cueing, organizing class routine, additional use of equipment (if wanted), and providing plenty of modifications. Our classes are typically taught mostly to the low to moderate ranges of intensity and thinking of minimizing impact-based moves or being able to provide proper progression and regression. Instructors need to provide clear and quality communication in both volume and pace for members to be able to effectively follow along, especially with background music. We do not have additional microphone or sound technology for the class currently.We operate with the university schedule (not the academic) that we are open and hope to run classes not only during the school year/semester, but spring break, fall break, winter break and summer. Of course, there will be opportunities to try and find a sub or cancel a class on occasion. Adult Fitness is an outreach program run through the Department of Health and Exercise Science (we are not the student rec-center or the Moby athletics facility).Position Minimum Qualifications Zumba experience – as a student and instructor

Knowledge of traditional Zumba exercises, with techniques and promoting safety during exercise

Ability to conduct a safe and effective class

Strong communication skills to coordinate with program director and program patrons

Nationally recognized group fitness and/or Zumba instructor certification

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in teaching and/or group fitness classes, especially Zumba or Zumba Gold CD

CPR / AED /First Aid certifications CD

Posting Details

Working Title Zumba Instructor - Adult Fitness Program, Department of Health and Exercise Science

Posting Number 202200386T

Department Health and Exercise Science

Salary Range $20-$30/hr

Employee Benefits

Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit area: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ Close Date 09/30/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicant.Background Check Policy Statement Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.EEO Statement Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity (https://oeo.colostate.edu) is located in 101 Student Services.The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.Diversity Statement Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.Essential Job Duties Job Duty Category Zumba Class Instruction Duty/Responsibility Provide a safe and fun environment to class participants

Demonstrate and promote knowledge of proper group fitness (i.e., warm-up, Zumba exercise, cool down, etc.) (i.e., warm-up, yoga aerobics exercise, cool down, etc.)

Provide and engage in customer service and participant interactions for those attending your class

Perform along with class participants to demonstrate moves and provide guidance

Help to enforce program policies and facility protocols, and university policies

Be reliable and dependable to provide a regularly scheduled class to meet participant desires

Other duties assigned

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