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Employment Opportunities - Swim Instructor for Fitness

University of Maine – Campus Recreation
Student Job Description

University Job Classification: Student Athletic/Recreation Assistant V
Date Modified: 3/17/2010
Informal Title: Swim Instructor for Fitness
Supervisor: Assistant Director for Fitness


Responsibilities include providing services to clientele of all fitness levels, including students, faculty, staff, and adult community members.  Swim instructors are expected to adhere to teaching methods and modalities accepted as safe and appropriate by Campus Recreation and any industry professionals and governing bodies that Campus Recreation promotes.  We expect our swim instructors to teach and model appropriate forms for exercise, and to conduct lessons in a professional manner.  They are responsible for facilitating a fun, safe and welcoming environment for participants and staff members at all times.  Before employment begins they are required to achieve certifications in Professional Rescuer CPR, Standard First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include:

As a swim instructor, you are expected to be friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming to participants, while outlining safe and appropriate lesson plans for their fitness level, interest and needs .  We expect all employees to have a positive attitude, show up for work on time, dress professionally, and perform all assigned duties in a professional manner. In addition, we expect all employees to treat everyone with respect.

Job Requirements

Position Type: – Pay Level VI: $9.20-10.60
*Work Study / Work Merit: Work Study – Optional

Time Commitment: Minimum 3 hours per week.
Minimum Shift: Event Duration
Shift Days/Times: By appointment

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Interested applicants please contact Julia Avans at | 581-3482.

The University of Maine Campus Recreation Department is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, and actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.

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5797 New Balance Student Recreation Center, 22 Hilltop Road, UMaine
Orono, Maine 04469-5797
Phone: (207) 581-1082 | Fax: (207) 581-4898
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Orono, Maine 04469