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STEPS Fitness Instructor for Office of Lifelong Learning

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Fitness Instructor for Office of Lifelong Learning
Requisition Number TE04592
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $25/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Able to plan, lead, actively instruct 1 hour fitness course. Able to get down onto floor and back up, demonstrate each move. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.


Fridays, 11am 1pm

Job Summary

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UK is searching for a Fitness Instructor in aerobics and strength training on Fridays. This position is one of two Team Instructors responsible for collaborating in the creation of course content, ensuring consistent instruction, and future course planning.
OLLI Fitness is one of over 50 educational courses offered each Fall and Spring, and is part of a larger program of forums, events, trips and more for adults 50+ offered by the University of Kentucky. Fitness is also one of a smaller schedule of courses offered each summer. The University of Kentucky has offered lifelong learning programs since 1964. The OLLI at UK typically has 1300 annual members taking courses in Lexington and Morehead.
Major Job Responsibilities
- Actively participate in continual collaboration and communication with all Team Instructors to create and provide course content, consistent instruction and planning for upcoming semester(s).
- Provide effective fitness instruction that allows options for multiple levels of skill/capabilities
- Work with OLLI and Location Staff to ensure a safe environment for OLLI Members
- Provide input on OLLI at UK Fitness Policies and Procedures
- Serve as the OLLI Liaison with the Host Location while onsite
- Serve as a representative of UK and the OLLI at UK
- Follow Policies and Procedures of the University of Kentucky and the Office of Lifelong Learning.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

- Nationally recognized exercise certification, appropriate to OLLI Fitness instruction
- CPR/AED certification
- Knowledge/experience in teaching fitness for older adults

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 11/24/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-05

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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