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Federal Work Study (On-Campus) - Aquatic Lifeguard / Swim Instructors

Employer
East Carolina University
Location
Greenville, NC

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Advertising Department:

CAMPUS RECREATION AND WELLNESS

Academic Term/Year:

Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Position Title:

Federal Work Study (On-Campus) - Aquatic Lifeguard / Swim Instructors

Posting Number:

05430

Position Number:

05430

Student Job Category:

Student - Federal Work Study On-Campus

Number of Vacancies:

40

Job Description:

ECU Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness are seeking several Aquatic Lifeguards and Swim Instructors to fulfill the following duties:

Aquatic Lifeguards responsibilities include:
• Actively contribute as a student-staff member of CRW.
• Advocate for awareness, understanding and the diversity and inclusion of all people in Campus Recreation & Wellness facilities, programs and communication while providing a commitment to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
• Advocate for the educational and cultural benefits of providing diversity and inclusion in the aquatics area
• Respond to all in-water and dry land emergencies
• Administer CPR and/or First-Aid to anyone needing help in CRW facilities or related facilities
• Answer questions regarding aquatic programs and procedures
• Correctly test and document pool chemicals.
• Clean, maintain and disinfect the pool decks, equipment, and lifeguard chairs
• Enforce all facility rules, policies and procedures
• Effectively communicate to patrons the proper use of equipment
• Report and document all injuries, incidents, or near misses in an appropriate way
• Remove and install pool lap lanes as needed
• Set up and tear down for special events and programs
• Provide mentorship to employees by communicating detailed feedback in a constructive manner. • Uphold the integrity of Aquatics at Campus Recreation & Wellness, and East Carolina University by providing exemplary customer service and leadership to students, staff, and patrons.
• Review and complete the emergency action quiz with at least an 80% successful completion.
• Review the employee manual to effectively remedy situations while mentally referencing policies, operations, and situations that adhere to everyday functions within Campus Recreation & Wellness. • Adhere to all University and public safety guidelines regarding COVID-19 emergency procedures

Aquatic Swim Instructors responsibilities include:
• Coordinate private swim lessons for new and returning clients in a timely and professional manner.
• Demonstrate knowledge of swimming through the teaching of private swim lessons to participants of varying age and
ability levels.
• Provide client(s) with a safe environment through knowledge and enforcement of all pool and aquatic rules.
• Inspect and report any unsafe conditions or equipment.
• Answer questions regarding aquatic programs and procedures.
• Report and document all injuries and incidents to the Graduate Assistant of Aquatics and/or the Assistant Director of
Aquatics and Facilities.
• Uphold the integrity and reputation of Aquatics at Campus Recreation & Wellness, and East Carolina University by
providing exemplary customer service and leadership to students, staff, and patrons.
• Review the employee manual to be able to effectively remedy situations while mentally referencing policies,
operations, and situations that adhere to everyday functions within Campus Recreation & Wellness.

Preferred (Majors, Experience, GPA, etc.):

Aquatic Lifeguard
• Current ECU student in good academic standing
• Current American Red Cross (or equivalent) Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment
• Able to swim 300 yards, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing
• Able to lift 50 pounds
• Able to tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
• Able to complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds
• Able to work indoors and outdoors

Aquatic Swim Instructor
• Must be a current ECU student in good academic standing.
• Current lifeguard certification.
• Must be able to swim at least 100 yards continuously, and swim 25 yards of the following strokes: front crawl
(freestyle), back crawl (backstroke), breaststroke, and sidestroke.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work indoor and outdoor.
• (Preferred) American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please upload your resume and copy of your certifications as it relates to your area of interest online and Federal Work study Authorization form.

To be eligible for FEDERAL WORK STUDY positions, students MUST BE QUALIFIED and RECEIVE a FEDERAL WORK STUDY AWARD from the ECU Financial Aid Office (Old Cafeteria Complex 252-328-6610).

Quick Link for Direct Access:

https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/64004

Open Date:

07/18/2023

Close Date:

04/01/2024

Open Until Filled:

No

Organization

ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/chancellor/mission-and-vision.cfm

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