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Fitness/Spin Instructor, The Pulse Fitness Centre

Fitness Instructors design and lead fitness classes for Pulse members (drop-in schedule). Instructors help create a positive space and inviting environment to foster new and returning members in living healhty active lifestyles. 

OUR MISSION At the Pulse, it is our mission to establish and maintain a safe and inviting environment through education and innovation. Professional fitness staff and quality programming will inspire and motivate members to take a proactive approach to health and fitness. We will strive to empower the community to discover their personal best in body, mind and spirit.

OUR VISION To establish ourselves as leaders in the fitness industry through: continuing education, progressive research, and ongoing innovation. We will seek recognition for professionalism, quality programming, and staff and member satisfaction. Our ultimate goal is to create a thinking place with your heart in mind.

We are currently accepting applications for Spring/Summer 2019 and Fall/Winter 2019/2020. 

Please click the Application Form button in the top-right of this screen. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 1, 2019 at 11:59pm. We appreciate your application; however, due to the high volume of applicants only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Should you have any questions regarding the position or about the Pulse in general, please speak with a support staff at the front desk of the Pulse or contact us at thepulse@mcmaster.ca. Thank you!


Job Details

Term:

Spring/Summer 2019, Fall/Winter 2019-20

Scheduled Hours:

1-4 hours/week

  • Be working towards or willing to attain Can Fit Pro Fitness Instructor Specialist certification (trainings available at McMaster https://rec.mcmaster.ca/programs/certifications/fitness-instructor-speci...
  • Knowledgeable about fitness, training, and stay up-to-date on current trends and research findings
  • Stress proper workout technique and remind participants about the benefits of exercising, warming-up/cooling-down, etc
  • Use creative choreography/exercises and music to create motivating and fun classes
  • Establish a positive, motivating environment that encourages participants to safely push their comfort zones
  • Nationally Recognized Certification (ex. Canfitpro FIS, etc) or in the process of completing one
  • Standard First Aid/CPR C (required once hired)
  • Candidates should possess:
    • enthusiasm for health and fitness
    • strong communiaction and leadership skills

We are currently accepting applications for Spring/Summer 2019 and Fall/Winter 2019/2020. 

Please click the Application Form button in the top-right of this screen. The deadline to submit applications is Friday February 15th, 2019 at 11:59pm. We appreciate your application; however, due to the high volume of applicants only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Should you have any questions regarding the position or about the Pulse in general, please speak with a support staff at the front desk of the Pulse or contact us at thepulse@mcmaster.ca. Thank you!

Why work with us?

  • Opportunity to expand your knowledge and keep up-to-date on trends in fitness
  • Assume a leadership role and inspire others to pursue healthy living
  • Improve your own workouts by planning programs and classes for Pulse members
  • Interact with like-minded people and get to know McMaster’s Athletics & Recreation Department
  • On-campus job means flexible hours, comfortable work environment, and new friends!