Swim Lesson Instructor Aide

Rate of pay: $10.50/hour

Work location: Campus Recreation & Wellness Center

What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such as communicating with patrons of all ages and skill levels, swim etiquette, responsibility and accountability, and working with people from diverse backgrounds as well as part of a team. Although your job in the Division of Student Life may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume.

Basic job function

CRWC Swim Instructor Aides will assist Swim Instructors to provide swimming and water safety instruction assistance to children and adults following the American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim curriculum and guidelines.  

Responsibilities

  • Assist Swim Instructors in age and skill appropriate group lessons.
  • Assist Swim Instructor in the evaluation and progress of Learn-To-Swim participants.
  • Arrive to work on time and prepared to assist Swim Instructors with classes.
  • Assist in the preparation in well-designed lesson plans for each class session.
  • Provide feedback to Swim Instructor in regards to participant progress to participants, parents, and guardians.
  • Maintain notes on participants and ideas for future classes.
  • Participate in regular in-service training sessions and meetings.
  • Complete additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Previous experience teaching swim lessons and/or a significant competitive swimming background.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups through a variety of situations.
  • Mandatory attendance at regularly scheduled in-service trainings.
  • Ability to use independent judgment when needed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to accommodate a variable work schedule that may include early mornings, late evenings, and weekends.
  • Must be a currently enrolled high school or college student.

Training requirements

  • Must successfully complete a background check.
  • Recreational Services Orientation

Jobs listed on this website do not reflect current openings. To view availability and apply for this position, visit this website.

You might also like:

More job listings:

Filter job listings:

Job listings by category:

Human Resources

Safety and Risk Management

Job listings by department:

Dean of Students

Iowa Memorial Union

Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement

Rape Victim Advocacy Program

Recreational Services

Student Disability Services

Student Health

Student Legal Services

Student Wellness

University Housing & Dining

Vice President For Student Life

Women's Resource & Action Center

All jobs by title:

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.