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.
Maintain constant and active surveillance of the pool. You will aid those in distress from an accident, injury, or other emergencies, 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 light maintenance of the pool facilities and will act as a shift supervisor. Your regular schedule will include nights and weekends. During contest season your schedule may be adjusted to help set up, run, and tear down after special events and contests.
Must possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
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. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Must be able to use an online scheduling system, which requires that you have a smartphone. Must have strong interpersonal skills, including a customer service orientation. Must be willing to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
About Harvard University Department of Athletics
Harvard is all about excellence - both on and off the playing field. We offer 42 Varsity programs for men and women, more than any other Division I school in the U.S. We also have a comprehensive recreation and aquatics program. Full-time employees have access to a superior benefits package, including health insurance, a retirement plan, and generous paid time off. When you're not working, you'll enjoy Cambridge, a multi-cultural city with exceptional diversity, and Boston, which is an undisputed hub of college and university life. Please note - we strive to reflect the diversity of the community we serve.