Aquatic Specialist/ Fitness Lead Instructor

Applications due 01/31/18

Job Description:

Aquatic Specialist – Fitness Instructor/Lifeguard

Rodale Aquatic Center (RAC)

at Cedar Crest College


The Rodale Aquatic Center, located on the campus of Cedar Crest College, is seeking a qualified full time, certified fitness instructor who will also serve as a lifeguard. This position will develop, organize and instruct water based fitness programs and instructors, schedule and provide direction to instructors and otherwise assist in assuring the overall safety of the Center.


A Bachelor’s degree in related field (recreation, sports management, etc.) preferred, current certification in aquatic exercise or other fitness/aquatic based or personal training strongly preferred. CPR, AED and First Aid certification required; lifeguard certification preferred. Prior experience in an aquatic facility with fitness classes and familiarity with Aquatic Exercise Association or other aquatic fitness training affiliations desirable. Exceptional time management, organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills are essential. Qualified candidates must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends while the Center is operational.

The Rodale Aquatic Center at Cedar Crest College, is dedicated to fostering civic health and wellness by providing educational opportunities to the campus and to the larger community, both alone and in cooperation with other organizations that enhance the development of the mind, body and spirit through an array of aquatic classes, integrated with academic topics focused on healthy lifestyles. The College is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, convenient to both Philadelphia and New York.




How to Apply

Qualified candidates with a commitment to health, wellness and aquatic safety should submit their qualifications, the names of three references and salary requirements to: [email protected] with “Fitness Aquatic Specialist” in the subject line. Rodale Aquatic Center is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Responses will be sent only to those under consideration. EOE

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