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Group Fitness Instructor

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Our Mission

WVU Campus Recreation serves the students, faculty/staff and community by supporting a culture of well-being. Our commitment to healthy living includes creating and promoting opportunities to be active.

Diversity and Inclusion

WVU Campus Recreation values diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create an environment in which we embrace, celebrate and empower the differences we share across the spectrum of human diversity.

Join us in our commitment to treat everyone with respect and kindness by challenging our community to engage in personal and collective reflection, development and action.

Group Fitness Instructor

Job Description

Within the department of Campus Recreation, Group Exercise Instructors plan and lead group fitness classes to individuals of varying fitness levels. They provide modifications throughout each class in order to make all participants feel successful. Group Exercise Instructors create a safe and enjoyable environment for all participants. For more information on this position, please email

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design fun, engaging and inclusive classes for participants of all fitness levels
  • Teach group fitness classes to students, faculty and staff of all fitness levels

Job Requirements

  • Applicants will be asked to provide a short demonstration (~20 minutes) of their class format and participate in an in-person interview
  • Applicants must currently hold one of the following:
    • General group fitness certification from a nationally-accredited organization (e.g., AFAA, ACE, ACSM, NETA, etc.)
    • Specialty group fitness certification (e.g., Zumba, Spinning, BODYPUMP, etc.)
    • Current CPR/First Aid certification (e.g., Red Cross, AHA, etc.)


  • Competitive Pay
    • Group Fitness Instructors: $18/class
    • F45 Coaches: $15/class
    • Yoga Instructors: $20/class
  • Opportunity to work year round

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Note: The SRC will periodically host general and specialty group fitness certification workshops.