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Activity Instructor (On Call) (Multiple Positions)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Activity Instructor (On Call) (Multiple Positions)
Department Campus Recreation (8706)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Activity Instructor will perform a variety of duties to support the Fitness Department of Campus Recreation. Responsibilities include but are not limited to conducting specialized classes in a dynamic, safe, and constructive manner and maintaining a high level of motivation and control in classes, while exhibiting friendly, kind, energetic, outgoing and enthusiastic qualities.

Instructors must perform within certification and/or training standards and/or Code of Ethics and demonstrate a professional appearance and demeanor both on and off campus that favorably represents the University of Arizona and the department of Campus Recreation. Instructors are responsible for coverage of scheduled classes. Canceled classes must be made-up.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Attend staff/instructor meetings and trainings.
  • Model department values and expectations.
  • Design and implement classes for groups of participants based on a specialized discipline in the areas of martial arts, dance, mind/body, sports, musical instruments, or another special discipline as needed. May include family and/or youth activities.
  • Demonstrate and teach safe activities within a safe environment including safe interaction between participants.
  • Be prepared for every class with appropriate format lesson plans and arrive at least 10 minutes prior to class.
  • Confirm class attendees are registered for class and appear on the roster; inform participants in regards to canceled or make-up classes.
  • Special projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Instructors may be required to audition for the hiring supervisor and/or selected committee; exceptions may apply.
  • The successful incumbent is required to have the following certifications and training:
    • Valid CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications from an approved provider are required within 30 days of hire. Employees are required to obtain these certifications at their own expense. Campus Recreation offers a discount on certification classes for eligible employees.
    • All Department of Campus Recreation employees are required to complete blood borne pathogen training within 45 days of hire and renew on an annual basis.
    • Complete Emergency Action Plan, Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy training, All-Employee Security (Computer) Awareness, and Online Driver Registration & Golf Cart (if authorized).
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND one year of instructional or subject work experience; OR, five years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated.
  • Current fitness certification from a nationally recognized organization such as ACE, AFAA, or any other specialized certifications through appropriate continuing education; prior experience with and knowledge of instructing fitness classes.
  • Personal fitness level which enables the employee to perform activity without risk to her/himself or risk to the participant.
  • Early morning, evening and weekend availability; flexible scheduling and break availability.
Full Time/Part Time On Call
Number of Hours Worked per Week
Job Category Non-Faculty Academic and Instructional
Benefits Eligible No
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S20985
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Open Date 01/25/2016
Review Start Date 02/01/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND one year of instructional or subject work experience; OR, five years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents