Job Information

University of Utah Fitness class instructor, various specialties in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date

Requisition Number PRN10662N

Job Title Associate Instructor - Hourly

Working Title Fitness class instructor, various specialties

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student


Standard Hours per Week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01620 - Chief Wellness Office

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $18 -$35/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

Wellness and Integrative Health at University of Utah Health seeks an Associate Instructor to teach fitness classes for a variety of wellness initiatives. This Associate Instructor will primarily teach U employee fitness classes through PEAK Health and fitness, but will also have ample opportunity to assist in movement breaks, health fairs, and other one-off fitness class offerings.


• Designs and implements evidence-based fitness programming for U of U employee fitness classes.

• Evaluates program effectiveness.

• Supervises and evaluates students and trainees as needed.

• Enthusiastically participates in other Wellness and Integrative Health initiatives surrounding fitness

• Serves as professional representative of Wellness and Integrative Health to both internal and external clients and patients.

Minimum Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field or equivalency.

• One to three years’ experience in fitness class instruction.

• Experience working with a wide variety of individuals, including those with chronic disease or orthopedic complications.

• Specific health and fitness certification required, i.e. ACSM , NSCA , YTT

• American Red Cross or American Heart Certification required.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.