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Sanford Health Fitness Instructor in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Wellness Center 49th & Oxbow
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 4201 S Oxbow Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Responsible for the instruction of fitness classes, motivating participants of various abilities and fitness levels using physiologically sound and biomechanically safe methods. Displays the ability to operate stereo and microphone equipment for the duration of fitness classes. Choreographs fitness routines and class layouts. Demonstrates the ability to partake in the fitness activities and adapt exercise instruction to various ages and fitness level. Actively looks for ways to help class members. Possesses the ability to manage time effectively so classes run on time. Requires skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Sanford team, Sanford members and the public. Aids in cleaning and maintaining locker room facilities, fitness areas, and pool area when necessary. Requires the ability to act calmly and effectively to emergency situations. Depending on location, will serve as life guard for some classes and shifts.

Department Details

This fitness instructor will be utilized to instruct Zumba at our Sanford Wellness Center. Experience with Zumba required.


High school diploma required.

Background in physical education preferred. Experience in exercise, fitness, and aerobics classes is preferred. Meeting the continuing education requirements of applicable certification organization is required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required within six months of hire. Additionally, a fitness certification approved by immediate supervisor is required within one year of hire into the position.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Req Number: R-31484
Featured: No