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Swim Assistant - Continuing Education

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Swim Assistant - Continuing Education


Position Number: HR:10059522 BUD:10042862

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

Job Close Date: 12/10/2018

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is seeking swim assistants for our swim program. Individuals will assist the swim director in teaching multiple skill levels from ages three and up. Assistants will also demonstrate and teach various safety techniques. Assistants will employ a variety of techniques and creative play games to acclimate younger children to the water experience.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Swim Assistant will:

  • Assist swim director with swim instruction.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have excellent swimming ability and knowledge of general safety practices in and around a pool.
  • Must be punctual and dependable
  • May be required to pass a swim skills test in the water before hire.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • WSI Certification required.
  • Prior experience teaching swim lessons preferred. Experience working with young children preferred. Swim team experience or lifeguarding experience preferred.
  • CPR, Lifeguarding, and/or Water Safety Instructor Certification preferred.


Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references. This position will require a background check.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

Identify Verification: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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