TigerX Group Fitness Instructor

Our TigerX Instructors design and lead a wide variety of Group Fitness Class offerings for the TigerX program here at MizzouRec! This job encompasses all instructor formats, including but not limited to Cycling, Yoga, Pilates, Boxing, Cardio, Strength, Dance or Dance Fitness Instructors. Applicants are asked to select only one format of interest to teach for their first semester within our program, after which another format can be added to their group fitness repertoire. In any format, instructors are responsible for designing and leading classes, developing exercise routines, monitoring participant form and safety, and motivating participants in a positive, inclusive, and energizing way.

Applicants are expected to participate in the Tiger Fitness Instructor Training (TigerFIT) Course the semester prior to applying. Exceptions to course participation are granted to those who already hold a current, active Nationally Recognized Certification of their format of choice (Cycling, Cardio-Strength, etc.). Exceptions are also granted to Boxing Instructor Applicants and Choreography Dance Instructor applicants, on a case-by-case basis, based off resume and years of experience. If you think you may qualify for one of these two exceptions, email your resume to TigerX@mizzourec.com.

DUTIES INCLUDE (but not limited to)

  • Teaching a minimum of 3 TigerX classes per week based on skills and knowledge level
  • Obtaining and maintaining national certification in respective modality for class type taught
  • Ability to provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for all participants
  • Ability to correct and cue participants when they are performing an exercise in an unsafe and/or incorrect manner.
  • Awareness of safety and risk management procedures, and how to respond in an emergency situation
  • Cleaning and organizing studios before and after class
  • Attending scheduled staff meetings and trainings for student development and staff training
  • Adhere to all University, MizzouRec, Team Mizzou, and area specific guidelines
  • As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities is expected in order to serve the customer and maintain the MizzouRec mission.

Application Attachments:
Examples of attachments to upload as part of step 3 of the online application. 

  • Class Schedule
  • Resume and/or Cover letter (required)
  • 3 References (required)
  • Copy of certification(s) (if applicable)