This position requires extensive knowledge of the Department of Campus Recreation Aquatics program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to supervising student staff, maintaining a high standard of customer service, risk management, professionalism and respect. Use problem solving skills and delegate duties as needed to maintain a safe and effective environment for participants and staff. Must enforce the Department of Campus Recreation & Campus Rec pool policies and procedures; additional duties may involve assistance with special events, swim lessons and health and safety class instruction.
-Attend staff meetings and trainings, including but not limited to:
*All Staff Training (Fall and Spring Semester)
*Mandatory Supervisor trainings offered throughout the year
*Position specific meetings
-Participation in Student Staff Advisory Committee (50% attendance at meetings and events held throughout the year required)
-Model department values and expectations
-Be prepared for EVERY class with appropriate format lesson plans and arrive at least 10 minutes prior to class
-Confirm class attendees are registered for class and appear on the roster
-Stay proficient in all American Red Cross rescue techniques
-Take preventative action for hazards and injuries that may take place in the pool or on the pool deck
-In the event of an emergency, activate the Emergency Action Plan. Administer First Aid and/or CPR as needed
-Special projects as assigned
The successful incumbent is required to have the following certifications and training:
-Valid CPR-PR/AED and First Aid Certification from an approved provider (American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or American Safety and Health Institute) are required within 30 days of hire; Employees are required to obtain these certifications at their own expense. Campus Recreation offers a discount on certification classes for eligible employees. Other certifications may be considered. Check with your supervisor prior to making arrangements to obtain these certifications.
-All Department of Campus Recreation employees are required to complete blood borne pathogen training within 45 days of hire and renew on an annual basis.
-Complete New Employee training which includes but not limited to Emergency Action Plan, Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy training, All-Employee Security (Computer) Awareness, and Online Driver Registration & Golf Cart (if authorized)
-Excellent customer service skills
-Outstanding leadership, supervisory, customer service, and communication skills
-Must be enrolled at UA for a minimum of 6 credit hours (employment is contingent on enrollment)
-Possession of current Coaching Certification or American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor OR American Red Cross
-Lifeguard Instructor OR American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
-Early morning, evening and weekend availability; flexible scheduling and break availability