Boise State University invites interested applicants for the Graduate Assistant Aquatics and Safety to become a part of the Campus Recreation team as we build an engaged community that encourages healthy, active people and enhances student success.
AQUATICS AND SAFETY
The Aquatics and Safety Graduate Assistant will be primarily responsible for working with the Coordinator of Aquatics and Safety in the overall administration, supervision, and daily operations of a comprehensive Aquatics Program.
You will have the opportunity to:
Assist in the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of part-time and student staff including 25-30 Lifeguards, 10 Swim Instructors, and ARC Safety Instructors as needed.
Assist with the planning, scheduling, and management of all aquatics and safety programming, including, but not limited to communication with patrons and instructors in a timely manner, supervision of programming, and evaluation of staff.
Work closely with Coordinator, Aquatics and Safety, and the Facility Foreman to maintain pool safety and cleanliness.
Ensure quality of programs through leadership, skill audits, evaluations, trainings, and participant surveys.
Lead implementation of safety skill audits for Campus Recreation staff.
Assist with planning and execution of monthly in-service training.
Ability to substitute for lifeguards and instructors if needed
Review and revise all aquatics related content and promotions for the departmental website and other media channels.
Monitor aquatics and safety trends and recommend modifications to current programs, equipment, risk management policies, and operational procedures.
Assist other staff members with special events and programs as requested by the department.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, list of three professional references, supplemental questions, GPA upon graduation, and GRE (verbal, quantitative, & writing) scores.
Acceptance into a graduate program at Boise State University.
One year of experience in a aquatics supervision and programming
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification (AED, CPR, First Aid)
Current Swim Instructor certifications from a nationally recognized certifying agency
The preferred candidate will have:
Bachelor degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Recreation, Sports Management, or related field
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor certification
Two years of experience in a aquatics program including teaching swim lessons and supervising lifeguards
About Boise State Campus Recreation
About the University: A public metropolitan research university with more than 22,000 students, Boise State is proud to be powered by creativity and innovation. Located in Idaho’s capital city, the university has a growing research agenda and plays a crucial role in the region’s knowledge economy and famed quality of life. In the past 10 years, the university has quadrupled the number of doctoral degrees, doubled its master’s degrees and now offers 13 online degree programs. Learn more at www.BoiseState.edu.
For more information about Boise State Campus Recreation, visit rec.boisestate.edu