Water Safety Instructor

***Must Be Available For Summer!!!


Position Overview: To instruct participants in swimming skills and aquatic safety according to American Red Cross standards. 
Duties included but not limited to:


·      Major Duties: Provide customer service to potential and current participants of Learn to Swim program; facilitate designed lesson plan; supervise the pool and deck of aquatic centers; complete all necessary paperwork and progress cards; set-up and tear down for class; present "land" educational/safety sessions; enforce all pool regulations set by University Recreation; prevent accidents and minimize/eliminate hazardous situations in pool areas; respond quickly to all emergency situations using proper procedures/techniques; attend all scheduled staff meetings, in-services and workshops; other duties as assigned.



CMU student (undergraduate or graduate) who is interested in teaching in an aquatic setting. Able to perform/demonstrate all skills teaching; able to tread water for an extended period of time.

Certifications Requirement

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certified; Adult, Child and Infant CPR and Standard First Aid; Right-to-Know Training; Blood Borne Pathogen; . CMU Criminal History Background Verification. Must be obtained once position as been offered and accepted.

To Apply

Interested and qualified individuals should complete an on-line employment application and submit a résumé: Please direct any questions to the Assistant Director of Student Personnel (989) 774-3686, email urechr@cmich.edu