The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Health and Wellness
$23.49 - $29.37 / hour
Competition Number: #281-23.24

Closing Date: May 2, 2024 at 4:00 PM

REDS Recreation

REDS Recreation provides physical activity and wellness opportunities for students, faculty/staff, alumni and the community. We offer memberships, club sport & intramurals, group fitness, fee-based programs, aquatic-based activities, unorganized recreational opportunities, occupational testing, outdoor recreation and more in both group and individual experiences. We are housed in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER although many activities take place throughout the UNB campus.


Part-time (with Benefits)| 1 Year Term | Fredericton | On-Campus

Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | Variable Shifts Schedules | 18 hours per week

Salary Range: $23.49 - $29.37 per hour


Reporting to the Clinical Exercise Physiologist, the CEP Instructor supports the operation of REDS Recreation programming to fulfill our mission of providing our campus and community with excellence in wellness, sport and recreation.

  • Instruct progressive programs (including assessments) for various special populations, including general strength & conditioning programs.
  • Document, develop and evaluate appropriate exercise prescription program plans for special populations and apparently healthy individuals.
  • Assist in training, mentoring and evaluating other instructors and volunteers of special population and generally healthy strength & conditioning programs.
  • Provide general consultations to members and/or patrons.
  • Provide personal training services to clients who require a Clinical Exercise Physiologist due to their health status or those apparently healthy looking for general strength and conditioning programs.
  • Instruct drop-in group fitness classes.
  • Assist with individual and group fitness assessments. This could be occupational fitness testing or general fitness appraisals.


  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CSEP-CEP)
  • Undergraduate degree in Kinesiology or health-related program.
  • Current First Aid, CPR and AED Certification
  • Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC)
  • Experience teaching older adults and those with chronic conditions in both group and one-on-one settings.

Additional Strengths

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Additional health and fitness certifications would be considered an asset.
  • Additional training with special populations would be considered an asset.
  • Experience working at REDS Recreation would be considered an asset.

A little bit about us

University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2024 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

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Work With Us


UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


This position is part of the PSAC, Local 60551 employee group and falls under the PTSU Collective Agreement.


The University of New Brunswick and PSAC/PTSU Local 60551 are committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.