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*Temporary Group Fitness, F45, or Yoga Instructor (Summer)

University of Oklahoma
Job Location:
Athletics - Recreation Services
* Job Number:

Organization: Fitness and Recreation

Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


Work Schedule: Varies on class needs.

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: Targeted salary $7.25 - $25.00, based on experience

Benefits Provided: No

Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter, Other Document (See Job Requirements for details)

Job Description


Group Fitness Instructor, F45, or Yoga Instructor:

Using a variety of teaching and motivational techniques, this position will create a positive exercise experience. This position is a professional who teaches, leads, and motivates groups through intentionally designed exercise classes. They plan effective, exercise science-based group sessions for different fitness levels. They also possess a wealth of motivational and leadership techniques that help their classes achieve fitness goals. Instructors know the human body, the science of exercise, and how to inspire, challenge and motivate change in the lives of the people they lead.

**You must successfully attach both your resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.**

Job Requirements


Required Education: High School Diploma or GED


  • Must be able to train all ages and special populations
  • If applying for Yoga, must have the ability to obtain certification or completion of 200 hour yoga training through a Yoga Alliance RYS200 school within 6 months of hire.
  • If applying for Group Fitness Instructor, must have the ability to obtain a certification accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) within 6 months of hire.


  • If certification has been obtained, please attach to application.

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Regular exposure to disagreeable conditions, extreme temperature changes, odors, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Lifting and carrying loads up to 50 pounds.
  • Excessive use of arms in a back-and-forth motion, stooping and bending.
  • Prolonged standing and walking.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age as required by Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • May have constant exposure to loud noises.
Departmental Preference

  • Group Fitness Instructors currently certified through a NCCA accredited organization such as such as NETA, ACE, AFFA, ACSM, or NSCA.
  • Yoga instructors currently certified through a Yoga Alliance RYS200 school.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Jun 3, 2024
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