The Faculty Staff Fitness (FSF) program is offered through the College of Public Health & Human Sciences at Oregon State University. The purpose of the program is to enhance the individual health, fitness, and well-being of OSU employees. The FSF program scheduled its first series of activity classes in the spring of 1984, initially offering 10 classes and enrolling 100 participants.
The FSF program currently offers 30-40 classes and serves over 800 faculty, staff, graduate assistants, spouses/partners, and retirees of the university each term. Core activities include courses in aerobics, aqua fitness, conditioning, mind/body, and weight training.
This is a hourly position. Classes are offered 2 to 3 days a week.
Please visit the Faculty Staff Fitness website (http://health.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff-fitness) for additional information about the program.
Typically requires First Aid Certification. Level 2 Certificate in fitness instructing or OCR Level 2 Certificate in teaching exercise and fitness.
Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of teaching experience in field of Group Exercise or Strength Training Instruction; OR
Associate's degree in Exercise Sports Science or relevant discipline and three (3) years teaching experience in field of Group Exercise or Strength Training; OR
High School Diploma or equivalent and five (5) years teaching experience AND Certification in field of Group Exercise or Strength Training, or Personal Training.
CPR/AED and First Aid certifications by the start of classes.
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is hourly.
This position requires the ability to demonstrate the physical fitness activity to participants for the duration of the class.
This position may require lifting up to 40 pounds, bending, twisting, and physical demands associated with fitness activity classes.
Classes are offered in short blocks of time throughout the day and week, including early mornings, lunch times, and evenings. For example an Instructor may teach the same class for one hour on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with training, education, and experience.
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