Posting Summary: The Department of Intramural-Recreational Sports, a division of Athletics at the University of Virginia, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Swim Instructor (part-time, wage position). Swim Instructors work at both the Aquatic & Fitness and North Grounds Recreation Center aquatics facilities.
Swim Instructors serve this community in a respectful, professional, and positive manner by identifying key elements and strategies for planning and preparing effective and safe swim lessons, key class management principles, elements and strategies for planning, preparing and conducting safe swim lessons.
SCHEDULE EXPECTATIONS: Teach private swim lessons, group youth, and/or group adult lessons. Private swim lessons are based on instructor and participant availability. Group Adult Beginner and Advanced Beginner Swim Lessons are scheduled year round Monday/Wednesday form 6pm-8pm and Tuesday/Thursday 6pm-8pm. Group Youth Lessons are scheduled year round. Group Youth Lessons are taught on Sundays from 12:30pm-4pm during the Fall & Spring academic semester. Summer Group Youth Lessons are held Monday-Friday from 4pm-7pm during the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks of June.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: - Swim instruction experience
Required License or Certification: - American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. - CPR/AED Professional Rescuer, First Aid Certification.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Self-motivated - Ability to work in a team environment.
Required Computer Applications: Internet, Microsoft Office Outlook
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.