Location: Ithaca, New York
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of physical and outdoor education, recreational services, intramural sports and intercollegiate athletic competition, plus Wellness programs for faculty and staff, fitness centers and fitness classes for the entire Cornell community.
The Cornell University Physical Education Department is proud to offer one of the largest and most diverse Physical Culture Programs in the Ivy League. Over 500 courses are available, taught by experienced and gifted instructors. Thousands of students, staff, and area residents attend these classes every semester. Through our broad-based programs, we try to educate students to live a healthy and holistic lifestyle now and after Cornell.
The lifeguard is responsible for the supervision of pool patrons during assigned times for open swimming, Physical Education and Outdoor Education courses, wellness and fitness courses, and physical therapy. The lifeguard must respond to emergency situations, which include administration of First Aid, CPR, Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) and recognize when more advanced care and emergency care needs to be summoned. Open, supervise, and secure swimming pool areas before, during, and after swimming periods. Assist the Associate Director of Physical Education in scheduling, supervising, and training student lifeguards. Teach Physical Education Swimming classes during the scheduled workday. Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Pay range: $19.50- $20.00
- Ability to be dependable- the pool cannot open without the lifeguard present.
- Ability to stay on track and be timely- the schedule is back-to-back in the pools, especially with PE classes.
- An organized and responsible individual- the lifeguard is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of all patrons. They must be first responders, provide care, and manage emergencies until CUEMS or Bang's Ambulance arrives.
- High School Diploma.
- Red Cross CPRFPR and AED Provider - requires yearly re-certification in NY state.
- Red Cross Lifeguarding Provider - requires re-certification every two years.
- 1-2 years of experience.
- Must be able to think and respond quickly to emergency situations.
- Red Cross Lifeguarding and CPR/AED Instructor - requires re-certification every other year.
University Job Title:
Temporary Health Professional - SP
No Grade - Hourly
Pay Rate Type:
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Remote Option Availability:
Job Titles and Pay Ranges:
Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
Unique applicable skills
Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
Online Submission Guidelines:
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.