University of Western Ontario Fitness Instructor III (Fall 2018 / Winter 2019) Contract in London, ON

University of Western Ontario

Branch London ON CA

Fitness Instructor III (Fall 2018 / Winter 2019)
London, ON

The Fitness Instructor III is responsible for leading a range of safe and enjoyable fitness sessions. Two related nationally recognized Fitness Instructor…

About Western

Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" – an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.

About Us

Sports & Recreation Services is one of the most diverse units on campus combining varsity Athletics, Recreation activities and Facilities operations into one unit working to contribute to the universities goals and objectives of offering the best student experience. Sport and Recreation Services offers a wide variety of services and experiences for Western students and faculty, alumni, the London community, and other stakeholder groups.


The Fitness Instructor III is responsible for leading a range of safe and enjoyable fitness sessions. The incumbent will act as a mentor for other fitness instructor and will instruct clients using effective workout methods, explain proper techniques, demonstrate exercises and provide exceptional customer service to clients. The incumbent may also provide fitness appraisals in accordance with policy and procedures as needed. The incumbent will assist with the planning and development of staff development session and instruct the fitness instructor course and apprentice program.


  • Secondary School Diploma
  • Two related nationally recognized Fitness Instructor Certification(i.e. SFIC CCAA, Can Fit Pro, ACE, YMCA etc)
  • Current First Aid & CPR certification or must be obtained prior to employment start date


  • 5 years related Fitness instruction experience (at Western)

Skills, Abilities & Expertise:

  • Demonstrated coaching and mentoring skills to enable team members to achieve high-quality outcomes
  • Ability to conduct training sessions and instruct others
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a positive, outgoing attitude with genuine customer srvice orientation
  • Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, clients and the public
  • Ability to create a positive impression while interacting with others and responding to inquiries, by telephone, in person or electronically
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and resolve issues
  • Passion to work hard with a propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence
  • Ability to teach and effectively lead a range of fitness classes and activities
  • Reliable with the consistent ability to work assigned shifts is paramount

Why Western?

Western offers a broad and exciting variety of part-time and temporary employment opportunities with ample room for job exploration and growth. Within our beautiful campus, you are part of a progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance including access to our state-of-the-art recreation centre. Apply for an opportunity to be part of the Western community and contribute to its success!

Applying at Western

To ensure that your application is given full consideration, please complete all relevant sections of the application. In addition, you can choose to supplement your application with a cover letter and current resume.

Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, experience, and qualifications. Applicants should have oral communication skills in English.

Western Values Diversity

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or phone 519-661-2194.

Please Note:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: London, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-28
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