You will be responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of people using and visiting the University's Aquatics facilities, including the Malkin Athletic Center and Blodgett Pool, by maintaining constant and active surveillance of the pool. You will aid those in distress from an accident, injury or other emergency, including providing first aid and administering CPR as needed. You will be a team lead, guiding and teaching other lifeguards and monitors and helping to create an effective team environment. You will assist with maintenance projects. You will also act as a shift supervisor. You will be assigned to work a number of nights and weekends, and you must be willing to adjust your schedule to cover special Aquatics events such as swimming and diving championships.
The Athletics Department offers a fun, team-oriented work environment. We are committed to providing competitive and recreational athletics to all students as an integral part of their educational process and experience. Harvard offers first-class benefits and provides access to a wide range of educational offerings, including world-class museums, tuition assistance, and professional development opportunities.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we are unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.
We strive to reflect the diversity of the community we serve.
Salary Grade: 048
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Must possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification.
Lifeguard experience is highly desirable, but we will seriously consider all people who have obtained their lifeguard certification, even if recently obtained. Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required. Must be able to lift and move heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) and stand for an extended period of time. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Must be able to use online scheduling system, which requires that you have a smart phone. Must have strong interpersonal skills, including a customer service orientation. Must be willing to work early mornings, evenings and weekends.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50140BR
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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