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Matwork & Reformer Pilates Instructor

Posting ID 117030
Department Recreational Services/Student Life
Jobcode Temp Professional Employee
Working Title Matwork & Reformer Pilates Instructor

POSITION SUMMARY:The Division of Student Life; Recreational Services is seeking a Matwork & Reformer Pilates Instructor to provide a safe, comfortable, and motivating class/practice for all fitness levels.

Duties to include:

  • Enforces facility policies and procedures (accessibility issues, rules of activity).
  • Works cooperatively with other area of the department to achieve established goals. Driven to learn the names of participants who attend your classes.
  • Dressing appropriately for teaching exercise classes.
  • Must be able to think independently and develop safe and effective sequences for teaching various exercise class to all fitness levels.
  • Must be alert and aware of signs of exercise-induced distress.
  • Willingness to seek out educational (such as keeping up-to-date on safety and fitness trends) and sharing this information with your class participants
  • Motivating class participants to the best of your ability.
  • Noting new participants and sharing basic exercise information with them.
  • Instructors should provide an effective, safe, and challenging workout routine for the type of exercise class that they are instructing.
  • Reporting any equipment/facility problems to their direct supervisor.


Hourly Rate/Range:$14.50 - $20.00


Hours:6-20 hours/week

Shift:Shift times vary between 6 am – 9 pm

Work Week:May work weekends

Additional Hours:As needed

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  • Knowledge and understanding of fitness principles and their application to the group setting.
  • Must be in excellent physical condition to teach classes.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed.
  • Outstanding customer service skills; must have excellent written and oral communication.
  • Must be well-organized and prepared to teach classes; ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to fill in as a substitute instructor, accommodating to a schedule that may include early mornings, late evening and weekends.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Phone: 319-335-6206
Application Instructions Go to the Recreational Services website to complete an online application:
Ad Start Date 05/23/2019
Ad End Date 08/30/2019