This position is primarily responsible for assisting with the management, supervision, scheduling and operation of the Crimson Lagoon to ensure a safe, clean, and secure environment. The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for training, evaluating, and supervising the lifeguard staff, along with program development and management.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with the hiring, training, scheduling, evaluation, supervision, and development of all aquatic staff, which also includes coordination of pre-service and in-service training (35%)
Assist in development, growth and management of aquatic programs, including swim lessons, fitness classes, and special events. (35%)
Assist in the growth and development of a University community CPR program and certification program (10%)
Assist with administrative duties such as payroll, budget management, inventory, code compliance, rentals and special event (10%).
On-site supervision, which includes some weekend and evening hours (10%)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge and experience in general pool operations and management.
Experience in hiring scheduling, training, and staff evaluation.
Understanding and knowledge of pool codes, safety and risk management issues.
Computer proficiency with Windows based computer system and Microsoft applications.
ESSENTIAL WORK COMPETENCIES
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with multiple constituents.
Ability to interact with varying personalities in a positive and constructive manner.
Ability to enforce necessary performance standards.
Ability to identify, prioritize, and initiate work projects and function independently.
Ability to think analytically and determine possible solutions.
Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Demonstrated excellence in customer service skills.
Knowledge and experience in training and supervision of employees.
Minimum of 1 year of experience in swimming pools or with demonstrated increasing levels of responsibilities.
Hours per week
20 hours a week, this will include weekends and evenings.
Acceptance to the University of Utah Graduate program.
First Aid, CPR, Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard Training Certifications.
Lifeguard Instructor preferred (or willing to obtain)
HOW TO APPLY
To apply please send a resume and a cover letter to Mark Weiss – email@example.com Applications are Due 12/20/2019.
Additional Salary Information: This is a nine month position, 20 hours/week with a $15,000 stipend, tuition waiver, and renewal after a successful first year. Professional development funding and summer employment may be available.
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