Washington University of St. Louis Fitness Instructor (PRN) - Athletics - 40736 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

Position works on an as needed basis, but will average 1-3 hours per week. Morning, evening, and weekend availability is needed.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Athletics Department for the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions


A Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for the guiding group fitness classes that vary in format and levels, ranging from yoga to spin to strength-based to dance-based classes. This includes counting, cueing, organizing choreography, and much more. We are looking for Strength Instructors, Boxing Instructors, Kickboxing Instructors and Step Instructors.


  1. Provide choreographed fitness instruction at the Sumers Recreation Center
  2. Provide a safe and fun environment for WashU Rec fitness participants.
  3. Promote knowledge of proper group fitness components, i.e.: warm up, aerobic exercise, flexibility, cool down, proper form and alignment, etc.
  4. Motivate and instruct participants through exercises and routines.
  5. Prepare workouts/choreography for fitness classes.
  6. Serve as an advocate for fitness and healthy lifestyles at WashU
  7. Create a positive connection with fitness participants.
  8. Help promote upcoming fitness classes and events.
  9. Foster an inclusive fitness environment that is welcoming to all levels.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma and at least 1 fitness certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. Multiple fitness certifications with at least 2 years of instructional experience.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $25.00 - $40.00 per hour.

Pre-Employment Screening

Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.


This position is not eligible to receive benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

Please include cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references. The cover letter can be included as the first page of your resume upload.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Fitness Instructor (PRN) - Athletics - 40736

Job ID: 40736

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: On Demand

Regular/Temporary: Regular