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Water Fitness Instructor

Apply now Job no: 502955
Department: Recreational Sports Center
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Athletics, Recreation
Status: Part Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: Water Fitness Instructor

 $12 - $16 Per Hour

Hours Per Week:

5-10 Hours per week

Job Summary:


Responsibilities are to teach water fitness classes with the safety and well-being of patrons always first priority, including answering or directing patron questions and concerns, as well as maintaining upkeep and cleanliness of the water fitness equipment


Duties/Physical Demands:

• Maintains a safe and friendly environment, keeping patron well-being and satisfaction the priority.
• Completes the Instructor Training Program (ITP) and/or completion of successful audition.
• Creates and instructs varying types of water fitness lesson plans appropriate for multiple levels.
• Arrives at least 15 minutes prior to class to prepare music, check equipment cleanliness, set up equipment if needed, and greet participants as they arrive.
• Introduce yourself prior to each class and explain the format of the class to participants.
• Interacts with all class members to ensure that they have a positive, safe experience.
• Starts and ends classes on time.
• Stays after class to ensure all participants’ questions are answered, equipment is put away and clean.
• Attends scheduled instructor meetings (generally once a month).
• Maintains current instructor, BBP and CPR certifications through continuing education workshops or classes, remaining up-to-date on safety and physiological issues as they pertain to water exercise.
• Wears attire appropriate for water fitness instruction.
• Keeps substitutions to a minimum, and preferably for urgent matters only.
• Knowledgeable in all emergency procedures.
• Follows all staff requirements. Refer to RSC, Fitness, and Water Fitness manuals.
• Present for staff evaluations. Refer to RSC staff manual.
• Helps to promote the program in the Miami University and Oxford Community.


Minimum Qualifications:

Completes the Instructor Training Program (ITP) and/or completion of successful audition.
BBP and CPR certified or completes it within 30 days of hiring.


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Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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