The University Student Union (USU) at California State University, Northridge is a student centered non-profit organization that works to expand the college experience through various programs, services, employment, and involvement opportunities. The mission of the USU is to foster the achievement of students' educational goals by facilitating a strong connection between students and their campus community. It is an engaging and energetic campus program that develops students through inclusive activities, meaningful employment opportunities, leadership experiences and innovative technologies, facilities, and services. Facilities include a University Student Union and a 138,000 square foot Student Recreation Center (SRC). The SRC is a facility for exercise and leisure activity that promotes lifelong health and wellness.
CSUN'S COMMITMENT TO YOU
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
Under the guidance of the Aquatics Coordinator, the Aquatics Supervisor is responsible for the planning, producing, trouble-shooting, supervision, and evaluating of Student Recreation Center (SRC) aquatics programs. Position provides supervision and training for part-time student employees and volunteers.
The Student Recreation Center is a comprehensive campus recreation center that offers a diverse range of recreational programs and services to the CSUN community.
Oversee program coordination for Member and Community Swim Lessons, including but not limited to pool reservations, staffing requirements, and all necessary information and materials needed to conduct classes;
Oversee and instruct American Red Cross Health & Safety Classes; coordinates room reservations, staffing requirements, and all necessary information and materials needed to conduct classes;
Participate in curriculum development and planning, and any pre-registration program to assess participants' ability levels;
Assist in preparation and processing of program records, registration, and surveys;
Direct staff in planning, organizing and implementing aquatics activities such as swim lessons, open rec swim, and daily facility operations;
Plan, direct, assign and review the work of student assistant employees; select, train, and evaluate the performance of student assistant employees;
Assist in monitoring all SRC employee certification statuses;
Interpret and implement University Student Union and SRC and policies and procedures;
Prepare facilities for programming. Perform facility clean-up after programming;
Research, prepare, analyze, and disseminate necessary reports such as attendance, incident reports, and program statistics;
Convey and communicate program objectives and facility services to the public, act as customer service liaison to pool users, and develop and maintain effective and cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work;
Act as a Lifeguard/Swim Instructor in case of unexpected absences;
Attend weekly meetings with the Aquatics Coordinator;
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from high school and/or a technical/vocational program.
Equivalent to a minimum of one-year experience in higher education programming in a recreation department which involved program implementation and supervision of student employees and/or volunteers.
Current and valid
American Red Cross certification in Lifeguarding
First Aid for Lifeguards
CPR for the Professional Rescuer
Lifeguard Instructor Certification (LGI)*
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training*
Advanced First Aid (Title 22, EMR, EMT)*
These certifications must be maintained throughout employment in order to remain in the position.
*Incumbents must obtain Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor and Title 22 Instructor certifications within six months of hire.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in an applicable field.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND/OR SKILLS:
General knowledge of the methods and problems of program management
Proficient working knowledge of computer applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and web technology
Knowledge of effective lifesaving techniques
Knowledge of advanced and basic swimming strokes; and methods and procedures of swimming pool operations
Knowledge of effective teaching techniques and practices
Ability to effectively work with an ethnically diverse and culturally pluralistic student population and staff
Ability to facilitate an ongoing sensitivity and awareness to the cultural trends and needs of a university community
Ability to plan, publicize, implement and evaluate a variety of aquatics programs
Ability to effectively train, supervise and evaluate student staff
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, student organizations, staff, faculty, and community members
Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and implementing long-term program improvements
Ability to interpret and apply University, University Student Union, and Student Recreation Center rules and regulations
Ability to present information to small and large groups
Ability to clearly express ideas and direction verbally and in writing
Ability to assist with budget development, monitoring and analysis
Ability to perform lifesaving and rescue activities, including administering CPR, and first aid
Ability to act quickly calmly and appropriately in emergency situations.
Work is typically performed in both a temperature-controlled office environment and an outdoor environment, occasionally in extreme weather conditions. Depending on the time of year, average temperatures may range from 50 degrees in winter to over 100 degrees in summer. Position requires the ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines.
Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling light objects
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time
Seeing to inspect facility conditions
Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone
Bending at the waist, kneeling, or crouching
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
This position provides supervision to student assistant employees.
PAY, BENEFITS AND WORK SCHEDULE:
This position is employed through University Student Union (USU).
The anticipated hiring salary is $19.67 per hour.
HOURS: Part-time; 25 hours per week.
Applications received through April 15, 2021, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the USU.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should apply by completing the on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link:
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor’s degrees to historically underrepresented students and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard of hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.