Classified Employment Opportunities
COORDINATOR, LIFEGUARD PROGRAM
Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE
Monday, February 25, 2013
(initial screening deadline - open until filled)
The Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Department at Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated Lifeguard and program coordination experience to join an outstanding team of staff to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. This is a regular, part-time (37.5%), 217 days per year classified position. The work schedule will vary so candidates must have scheduling flexibility. Under general supervision, plans, organizes and coordinates the lifeguard(s) for the departments numerous aquatics offerings and sports teams, contributing towards a safe, compliant, and healthy aquatics environment for students, athletes, staff, and the community at large. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
The Department of Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance offers a comprehensive, well-rounded program which meets the needs of our varied student population. A wide variety of lecture and activity classes accommodate students ranging in age from high school students to senior adults. Our numerous class offerings are enhanced by outstanding facilities which provide for a full complement of Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance classes.
Required Abilities and Knowledge:
The ability to produce work schedules; communicate effectively and interact with various college constituencies; take initiative, be a self-starter, be well organized, and handle multiple priorities; work independently with minimal supervision; and prepare budget reports and incident reports.
The knowledge of subject matter and theoretical principles for training lifeguards; equipment, materials, supplies, and methods, practices and techniques used in a pool setting or an aquatics program; principles of record keeping; budget and revenue control modern office methods and equipment including computerized and manual records systems; proper telephone techniques; proper English usage, spelling, vocabulary and grammar; composing letters and reports; procedures for inspecting and troubleshooting equipment; safety precautions to be observed in the maintenance and installation of equipment.
Graduation from High School or an earned GED and successful experience promoting a lifeguarding program at a public or private aquatics setting including experience directing the work of others. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students; OR the equivalent.
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.
- Must possess and maintain all current and required lifeguarding certifications.
- Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, swimming, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking.
The Coordinator, Lifeguard Program ensures all training and certification procedures are adhered to, all safety equipment is in proper working order and adequately maintained, and oversees the day-to-day operation of the lifeguard program; schedules staff to meet the lifeguard coverage required by the Aquatics Program; advises the supervisor on equipment repairs and replacement; and performs other related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Acts as a lead worker to student workers and short-term, non-continuing employees serving as lifeguards, including but not limited to hiring, training, scheduling and supervision; checks and maintains proper lifeguarding certifications for all employees; processes all time sheets for all lifeguards; coordinates and maintains a work schedule for all lifeguards; maintains proper lifeguard equipment and related safety tools; submits work orders for repair and replacement of damaged or broken equipment or facilities; prepares and submits annual budget requests for the safe operation of the swimming pools; assists with cleaning schedules of the pool decks; assists in the execution of related sporting events and activities.
In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:
- A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Classified Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
- If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
- A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the Examples of Duties section of this announcement.
- A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
- Current Resume.
- If applicable, copies of transcripts of all college level course work; unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
- Copies of all required current Lifeguard certifications.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)
In addition to the pre-employment requirements listed under the Application Materials and Procedures section in this job announcement, the candidate selected will need to successfully pass a pre-employment medical examination at the Districts expense.
MORE ABOUT SRJC
Application Materials & Procedures
To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :
Human Resources Department
Santa Rosa Junior College
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE (707) 527-4954
FAX (707) 527-4967
The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is
open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
All documents included in your application file become the property of
the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening
will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be
submitted for each opening.
is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required
materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on
the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration.
Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be
considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.
Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those
applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited
to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The
Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the
Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board
Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses
related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out
of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel
stipend for their administrative interview(s).
you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability
in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the
Human Resources Department.
OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
- Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant.s expense); and
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.