Aquatic Fitness Instructor - Part Time

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

Posting Details

Position TypeCasualClassification TitleCasualPosition TitleAquatic Fitness Instructor - Part TimePosition NumberPay Grade LevelSalary$9.50 per hourDepartmentAthleticsPosting NumberS 121300090Full or Part TimePart TimeNumber of MonthsPosition End DateFTEWork Schedule

This facility will need aquatic fitness instructors during day hours and evening hours.

Basic Function

Aquatic Fitness Instructors are responsible for teaching aquatic related fitness classes which can include: deep water aerobics, water jogging, TurboKick, fitness swimming, etc.

Essential Job Functions

•Preparing detailed lesson plans for each class and being prepared ahead of time to teach
•Safely instruct effective, creative aquatic group fitness classes at the Trumbull Aquatic Center
•Providing a warm, friendly learning atmosphere for the participants
•Communicating with participants
•Communicating with other staff and supervisors
•Providing a safe learning environment for both youth and adult participants
•Place “Class in Session” signs in appropriate lanes/spaces prior to class time to let participants and lifeguards know of possible conflicts

•Must teach according to lesson plans and be creative when dealing with time constraints
•Responsible, enthusiastic, friendly, outgoing, creative and mature
•Capable of making and keeping the commitment to teach
•Being responsible and mature in dealing with participants
•Attend all staff trainings/meetings
•Have good leadership and supervisory abilities
•Ability to work independently

Minimum Qualifications

Hold current certifications in:
•American Red Cross Basic First Aid
•American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
•American Red Cross Emergency Oxygen Adminstration
•American Red Cross Preventing Disease Transmission

Preferred Qualifications

Hold current certifications in:
•AEA Certification
•Certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Physical Demands

This position will require the instructor to be active on the pool deck as they guide participants through the exercises.

Contact(s)Chris Crume, Director of Aquatic CenterContact Phone/Extension740-587-6571Contact Emailcrumec@denison.eduOpen DateClose DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Hired candidates must provide documentation of required certifications for this position.

Hired candidates are subject to background check.

Additional InformationDenison University Background Check StatementDenison University EEO Statement

Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background.

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