Responsibilities: Assisting the professional staff with the organization and administration of the Aquatics Program.
A.Assist in the organization and administration of the Aquatic Program.
1.Assist in the planning, directing, and evaluating of the Aquatics Program.
2.Coordinate requests for equipment usage, and pool space with the Assistant Director of Aquatics and the Associate Director of Operations.
3.Provide supervision on evenings, weekends, and during special events.
4.Assist with payroll, scheduling, and supervising lifeguards.
5.Assist with the development and evaluation of policies and procedures.
6.Complete publicity, promotion, and marketing.
7.Conduct various meetings with lifeguards and participants, i.e., in-service training and learn to swim program.
8.Assist in monitoring chemical and water quality to insure Texas Health Department standards are met.
B.Assist with the evaluation of programs and staff. Compiling data and reporting information.
1.Update lifeguards performance evaluations and assist with the evaluations each semester.
2.Develop surveys for evaluation of programs and services. Develop method to distribute surveys to students, faculty, and staff. Compile data. Develop method to report results.
3.Compile statistics for the activities each week.
4.Compile inventory and report on at beginning and end of each semester.
5.Assist with the Risk Management of the program including; completing incident and accident forms and procedures.
6.Complete monthly, semester and annual reports to include participation statistics, number of accidents and incidents.
C.Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Recreational Sports.
D.Graduate Assistant must work at least 20 hours per week with Recreational Sports.
1.A bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Health Promotion or related field.
2.Current lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross. Preferred certifications include: Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor, CPR for the Professional Rescuer Instructor, and First Aid Instructor. CPO/AFO preferred.
3.Experience or general knowledge in supervising lifeguards, training lifeguards, or related area of recreation.
4.Acceptance and admittance into the University of North Texas graduate School as a full time (9 hours or more) graduate student in Recreation, Kinesiology, or Health Promotion.
5.Strong planning and organizational skills.
6.Strong communication skills.
Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please send letter of application, resume, official transcripts of college credits, and list of references to: Jaime Jones, Assistant Director of Aquatics University of North Texas Pohl Recreation Center Jaime.Jones1@unt.edu (940) 565-2275.
The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process notify Jamie Jones, Assistant Director, Department of Recreational Sports, (940) 565-2275 by the application deadline.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: Terms of Appointment:August 13, 2018 - July 31, 2019.This is a 12-month appointment with the possibility of a second year appointment.
About University of North Texas- Recreational Sports
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