Swim Instructor

Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Swim Instructor
Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna	
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating undergraduate students for productive lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse and interconnected world. Its more than 2,100 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary	
Job Summary
Susquehanna University Swim Instructors will provide competent, safe swimming instructions/lessons to children, ages 3-12.

Summer Program Dates and Times
June 12 through July 7 (4 weeks), every weekday (Monday through Friday) from 9:30 to 11:30 am.

Required Qualifications	
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Exceptional swimming skills and understanding of the fundamentals of every single swimming stroke (Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly). Thorough knowledge of swimming and water safety skills. Ability to effectively communicate with supervisors, parents and young children. Ability to creatively teach children new skills. Be able to teach a variety of ages.

High School graduate or current High School student over the age of 16.

Prior Swim Instructor experience is preferred but not required.

Physical Demand
Requires bending, pushing/pulling, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to twenty (20) pounds, and climbing. Must possess physical stamina to respond effectively to emergency situations and work in a noisy, sometimes hot, distracting environment. Working conditions are indoor. Must be able to supervise multiple kids at a time.

Preferred Qualifications	
Prior experience teaching swim lessons is preferred.

Special Instructions to the Applicant	
Please note: if the successful applicant is under the age of 18, they will need to provide a valid Work Permit (which can be obtained at their school district office).

For full application instructions and position description, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/1162


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