• PennState
  • University Park , PA
  • Education - Post Secondary
  • Full-Time
  • 102 Eisenhower Rd

Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:02/27/2019Date Closing:open until filledJob Number:85952Work Unit:Student AffairsDepartment:Campus Recreation


The Department of Campus Recreation is seeking Penn State students to fill the position of Aqua Fitness Instructor. Campus Recreation is a department within Student Affairs that provides fitness, wellness, and recreational programs to the campus community through the operation and administration of the new expanded and renovated 200,000 sf Intramural Building, the McCoy Natatorium, the 700-acre Stone Valley Outdoor Recreation Area, a Tennis Center including six clay courts and four indoor courts, the White Building, Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics, Club Sports, Fitness and Wellness Programs, and Intramural Sports. Aqua Fitness Instructors are responsible for planning, developing, and providing safe a fun and effective water-based group fitness classes based on recognized guidelines. Courses taught may include: Aqua Move, Aqua Power, BOGAFit, and Fitness Swimming. Within all classes instructors are responsible for the safety of participants, including ensuring that all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are safe. Instructors are expected to complete needed paperwork and communicate regularly with participants, as appropriate, to ensure they are aware of progress and to provide exercise modifications allowing for a variety of fitness levels and abilities to participate. Aqua Fitness Instructors are expected to respectfully manage disagreements and model positive rapport with participants (including in online communities), arrive on time for all assigned shifts or secure appropriate coverage, remain calm manner in stressful and/or emergency situations, maintain regular and frequent communication with supervisory team, maintain an encouraging personality under all situations, the ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations, use independent judgment and have a strong sense of integrity. Personally and professionally, Aqua Fitness Instructors are expected to attend and participate in all trainings and meetings within employee group and department wide, be receptive to professional and personal development, give and receive feed

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