Graduate Assistant – IUP Swimming/Aquatics

Job Description:

Date posted: May 19, 2021

Location: 660 South 11th Street, Indiana, PA, USA

Graduate Assistant- Office of Swimming and Aquatics

  • This position is overseen by the Head Swimming Coach/Aquatics Director and directly supervised by Assistant Swimming Coach/Aquatics Director for Operations.
  • Provide support to the daily endeavors of the swimming and aquatics office including by not limited to:
    • Supervision of the student-lifeguards/instructor staff including scheduling, training, evaluating, and covering of open shifts for lifeguards and instructors.
    • Management of facility memberships, day passes, swimming lessons, and fitness classes in addition to promoting and planning these activities.
    • Assisting in the operation of rental group swim meets by running timing system and meet management software.
    • Assisting in the promotion, planning, organization, and operation of any camps/clinics offered by the Office of Swimming and Aquatics.
    • Various projects and other responsibilities as assigned.
    • Coaching duties may be assigned if opportunities exist and interest is applicable.
  • Minimum qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree
    • Acceptance into an IUP’s Graduate Program within the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Human Services.
    • Ability to organize and work in a dynamic environment.
    • Ability to interact in a positive manner with faculty, staff, students, and members of the Indiana community.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office Applications
    • Basic understanding of social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
    • Basic swimming competence and ability to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course.
  • Preferred Qualifications
    • Knowledge of aquatic programs such as swimming lessons, water aerobics, and aquatic safety.
    • Current or recently expired lifeguarding, cpr/aed, and first aid certifications from in person provider such as American Red Cross, Ellis and Associates, YMCA, or Boy/Girl Scouts of America.
    • Experience managing aquatic staff/lifeguards.
    • Experience/knowledge of swim meet management software such as Colorado System 6 and HyTech Meet Manager.

How to Apply

Email inquiries to [email protected]

Contact Information

Chris Villa

660 South 11th St.
Indiana PA 15705

phone: 7245495220