Job No: 496730 Position Type: part-time Location: Lewisburg, PA Categories: Athletics & Recreation
Bucknell University's Department of Athletics and Recreation seeks to identify a pool of interested candidates to serve as a Lifeguard throughout the summer and possibly into the next academic year. This position will be filled on an as needed basis. It is an hourly, non-exempt position and is not eligible for University benefits.
Candidates must professionally and respectfully support a diverse and inclusive student body, faculty and workforce.
Minimum Qualifications: 1. Current American Red Cross certification in Lifesaving, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED & First Aid. Training for certification is available for qualified applicants (ability to pass a swim test for certification and/or willing to complete the class).
2. Successful completion of skills test: * Swim 300 yards continuously using breaststroke & front crawl. * Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs * Complete a timed event in 1 min 40 sec * Retrieve diving brick from bottom of pool (14 ft)
3. Must be at least 16 years old.
Work Type: This is a part time, casual, non-benefits eligible position. This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of submission of the application.
Salary Range: This is a Staff Non-exempt position with a hiring rate of $8. The offer rate will be based on a review of the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the position, internal equity, and our overall compensation philosophy.
Bucknell University is a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution that offers strong professional programs in engineering, business, education, and music. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an appealing Victorian-style town ranked as one of America's best small towns. Lewisburg and the surrounding region offer a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, small-town charm, and amenities such as restaurants, art galleries, an art deco theater, museums, and boutiques. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Thus, we seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts... to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. We welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.