Lifeguard

Brown University

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics and Recreation is seeking candidates for the seasonal Lifeguard position. This position is responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center pool patrons (Brown students, faculty, staff, alumni, coaches, administrators, RISD students & faculty and general community members) by preventing and responding to emergencies.

All department employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the department are to be reported to the appropriate parties.

 Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR for the Professional Rescuer, or equivalent.

Job Competencies

  • Candidate must successfully demonstrate all the following swim and rescue skills as part of the interview process: Swim Test; Brick Test; Legs Only Tread; Rescue Skills Scenarios; Spinal Injury Management; CPR/AED/First Aid Scenarios.
  • Ability to act swiftly in emergency situations using aquatic rescue equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding skills and rescue techniques to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until Brown emergency services arrives.
  • Ability to make quick decisions and take decisive action.  Assertive in enforcing facility rules and regulations consistently in a professional and customer service-oriented manner.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Leadership and public relations skills.
  • Must be responsible, alert, dependable and on time for scheduled shift.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the compliance office and appropriate parties. Employees in coaching positions must receive annual rules education on NCAA legislation related to recruiting by the compliance office and maintain current AED/CPR and First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division).

Background Check – Criminal

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Benefits of Working at Brown:

Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

Recruiting Start Date:

2024-06-13

Job Posting Title:

Lifeguard

Department:

Athletics and Recreation

Grade:

Grade 5

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Seasonal/Intermittent (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)

Time Type:

Part time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

10

Position Work Location:

Onsite

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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