Personal Trainers & Group Fitness Instructors

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Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Recreation / Kennedy Mountain Campus
Division: Recreation and Wellness

Position Summary

The University of Denver is seeking highly qualified and motivated Certified Personal trainers Certified Group Fitness Instructors. Accepted personal training certifications include NASM, NSCA, ACSM, ACE. Group Fitness Instructors must have their primary group fitness certification (NASM, ACE, AFAA) and/or certified in a specialized format (Barre, Yoga, Indoor Cycling, Zumba).

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

Personal Trainers

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience through multiple different facets of training
  • Personal training opportunities include 1:1 training, small group sessions, club sports training, youth training, create programming, InBody assessments and more
  • Personal Trainers report to the Fitness Manager
  • Monthly fitness meetings are required

Group Fitness Instructor

  • Responsible for teaching safe fitness classes, accommodating all levels of fitness, and providing a fun environment.
  • Instructors report to the Fitness Manager.
  • Monthly fitness meetings are required.

Required Qualifications

 Personal Trainers

  • Current Personal Training certification (i.e. ACE, NASM, NSCA)
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification

Group Fitness Instructor

  • Current Group Fitness Instructor (GFI) certification (ACE, NASM, AFAA) and/or a certification in a specialty area (i.e. Cycling, Barre, Yoga, Zumba)
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid certification

Application Deadline

This position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Hourly Range

The hourly range for these positions is $25.00-$45.00.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military enlistment, or veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the University's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; the Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; Equal Pay Act; Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act; the Colorado Protecting Opportunities and Workers' Rights ("POWR") Act; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For more information, please see the University of Denver's Non‑Discrimination‑Statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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