Fitness Instructors

Penn State University

Penn State Altoona
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Altoona
Department of Athletics and Recreation
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Athletics and Recreation at Penn State Altoona is seeking qualified applicants to serve as Fitness Instructors. Class formats include: water aerobics, boot camp, kickboxing, conditioning workouts, dance fusion classes, abdominal and lower back, strength training, HIIT training, Zumba, hip-hop, Spinning, Pilates, TRX, and yoga. Instructors are expected to conduct classes in an engaging, safe and effective manner, providing an encouraging and motivating atmosphere while helping participants achieve class objectives. Assist with maintenance of equipment. Enforce facility and program policies. Qualifications: previous group fitness teaching experience, ability to conduct safe and effective classes, knowledge of strength training and cardiovascular exercise, good communication skills, specific class certification or national fitness certification, Commonly accepted certifications include ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), ACE (American Council on Exercise), NSCA (National Sports and Conditioning Association), NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine), AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America), IFA (International Fitness Association), or other related and accredited organization. Adult First Aid and CPR/AED required. Fitness Instructors must also successfully complete required Penn State background checks and trainings.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088