Zumba Group Fitness Instructor

Position Details

Classification Details

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Position Information

Position Title Zumba Group Fitness Instructor
Position Type Staff
Employee Group Staff
Time Status Part-Time
Time Category Limited Hour (< 1000 hours)
Annual Hours 60
# of Months 9
Hours Per Week varies
Work Dates

September 1 – May 31

Campus Main Campus (Grantham)

Position Description

Position Summary

The Zumba group fitness instructor will support the director of the fitness center by designing and implementing Zumba classes for the students, staff, and faculty at Messiah College. The Zumba group fitness instructor should serve as a role model for proper fitness and wellness with an underlying goal of upholding the mission statement of Messiah College: “sharpening intellect, depending Christian faith, and inspiring action.”

Education Required

Hold Zumba basic (level 1) certification.
Have a CPR/First Aid/AED certification

Education Preferred
Experience Required

1 year teaching Zumba group fitness classes.

Experience Preferred
Skills, Characteristics Required for Position

• Ability to instruct, teach, and correct both students and staff in the movements required for a successful Zumba class.
• Have a working knowledge of anatomy and physiology as it pertains to Zumba classes and the exercises prescribed those classes.
• A natural passion to lead and motivate others to achieve fitness and wellness goals.
• Ability to be a supportive team player within the Falcon Fitness Center and Messiah College.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Demonstrated commitment to continued learning/professional development (i.e., attend conferences, clinics, workshops, keep Zumba certification up to date.)

Special Working Conditions

Evening and weekend hours may be required

Driving Requirements


Essential Employee N/A
Primary Duties

Maintain consistent and reliable attendance

Secondary Duties

Other duties as assigned

Supervises: # of Administrative 0
Supervises: # of Staff 0
Supervises: # of Student 0
Posting Date 08/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Deadline

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Personal Statement - Faith
Optional Documents
  1. Resume