Group Fitness Instructor, Student Wellness

Johnson County Community College

United States

October 29, 2021


Group Fitness Instructor, Student Wellness

Apply now Job no: 494330 Work type: Non-Credit Instructor Location: Overland Park Main Campus Categories: Student Services

Posting Job Title

Group Fitness Instructor, Student Wellness


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Non-Credit Faculty

Number of openings


Job 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

Required application documents


Cover Letter

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days


Salary Grade Level



Competitive Rate of Pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

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.

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.

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

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 07 Oct 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications close: 29 Oct 2021 Central Daylight Time

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