AQUAFIT INSTRUCTOR

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
02/27/2019
Job Number:
85954
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Department:
Campus Recreation
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time
Hourly Rate:
$9.50

Description

The Department of Campus Recreation is seeking Penn State students to fill the position of Aqua Fitness Instructor. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs that provides fitness, wellness, and recreational programs to the campus community through the operation and administration of the new expanded and renovated 200,000 sf Intramural Building, the McCoy Natatorium, the 700-acre Stone Valley Outdoor Recreation Area, a Tennis Center including six clay courts and four indoor courts, the White Building, Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics, Club Sports, Fitness and Wellness Programs, and Intramural Sports. Aqua Fitness Instructors are responsible for planning, developing, and providing safe a fun and effective water-based group fitness classes based on recognized guidelines. Courses taught may include: Aqua Move, Aqua Power, BOGAFit, and Fitness Swimming. Within all classes instructors are responsible for the safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are safe. Instructors are expected to complete needed paperwork and communicate regularly with participants, as appropriate, to ensure they are aware of progress and to provide exercise modifications allowing for a variety of fitness levels and abilities to participate. Aqua Fitness Instructors are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with participants (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, maintain an encouraging personality under all situations, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally and professionally, Aqua Fitness Instructors are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feedback, balance time commitments, recognize limitations and work to improve and function as a contributing member of the Penn State Campus Recreation team. Aqua Fitness Instructors must obtain and maintain a base level group fitness certification, Aqua Fitness Certification or other aquatic fitness specialty certification. Completion of Penn State University Bloodborne Pathogens training and both criminal and FBI background checks (obtained prior to first shift). Aqua Fitness Instructors can work a maximum of 24 hours (International Students 20 hours) per week during the academic year and 40 hours per week during breaks for Penn State University. Work will take place on the University Park Campus White Building or McCoy Natatorium (indoor or outdoor). Must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that will include mornings, evening, weekends; some holiday hours are required. All Campus Recreation employees are expected to attend Fall Kick-Off Trainings starting August 23, 2019.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088