New Mexico State University invites you to apply to be a part of a diverse, dynamic and welcoming learning and working environment in Las Cruces, NM. NMSU seeks employees who are creative and flexible in developing and evaluating new ideas and ways to evolve NMSU into the future. Located in the borderlands and adjacent to the mighty Rio Grande, NMSU is a proud Hispanic-serving institution in the minority-majority state of New Mexico.
Position specific to the Aquatics Center. Hire, train, schedule and supervise Lifeguards. Leads Lifeguards and Lifeguard instructors through skill mastery and safety practices. Also serves as building monitor for Aquatic Center, manages inventory, repair and maintenance of Aquatic Center equipment, supervises daily cleaning of Aquatic Center, and coordination of all internal/external events.
The following certifications are required at the time of hire:
Certified Pool Operator (license), CPR Certified/Instructor Trainer Certified. Water Safety Instructor Certification from American Red Cross. Lifeguard Instructor Certification form American Red Cross. Certified Pool Operator’s Certification from National Swimming Pool Foundation.
Demonstrated knowledge of laws, regulations, methods, and techniques in area of specialty and programming. Knowledge of recreational principles and objectives. Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control. Experience in program planning, development, implementation and leadership of specialty programs.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management. Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Database management skills to include: report writing, statistical tabulations
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. Ability to operate and maintain recreational equipment and facilities in area of specialty. Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures. Ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate on-call and/or student employees and/or volunteers.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
Internal Number: 2100398S-717201
About New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.