External Applicants: Please upload your resume on the Apply screen. Your application will automatically populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on the My Information page.
Please add your cover letter and any other documents required for the position to the Resume/CV document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience application page. Use the Select Files button to add multiple documents including your cover letter and supporting documents. The My Experience page is the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supporting document attachments. You will not be able to modify your application after you submit it.
Current Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Do not apply from the website. Log in to Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and select Find Jobs. Locate the position and click Apply. Update your Education and Job History.** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified.Job Description SummaryThe primary responsibility of a swim instructor is to teach private and semi-private swim lessons for the greater Wake Forest community. Swim instructors develop and implement individualized lessons and training plans that reflect the needs of the participant(s).
Coordinate private and semi private swim lessons with clients in a timely and professional manner
Engage the client in realistic and individualized goal setting
Conduct classes that are organized, fun, and offer quality instruction
Create and implement individualized lesson plans for each client
Complete and submit all records and reports for each client and lesson
Attend required in-services and meetings
Develop professional relationships with participants, co-workers, clients, and pool patrons
Be prompt having equipment and lesson plans ready before a participant arrives
Inspect and report any unsafe conditions or equipment
Understand and enforce Campus Recreation policies and procedures
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and/or American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification (or ability to obtain within one month of hire)
Pre-employment swim test
Demonstrate the following skills: front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, side stroke, and elementary backstroke
Background in swimming and intermediate to advanced swimming knowledge
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer Certification
American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches
Previous experience teaching swim lessons
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by the employee's supervisor.Additional Job Description
Wake Forest University requires proof of full vaccination with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine for all positions posted on or after September 13, 2021. Wake Forest University requires that you provide satisfactory proof of full vaccination status to Human Resources within three days of your hire date. You must also maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status, as classified by the CDC, during your employment at Wake Forest University.
Consistent with federal, state and local law, Wake Forest University will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons unless providing an accommodation would result in an undue hardship to the University.
If you seek an accommodation from the vaccination requirement for disability- or religious-based reasons, you should contact Human Resources.
New employees who are hired into positions posted prior to September 13, 2021, offers of employment made to new employees prior to that date, and employees for positions at Graylyn Conference Center are generally exempt from the vaccination requirement unless the employee's position is otherwise subject to a vaccination requirement due to the essential components of the position as described in Policy.Time Type RequirementPart timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate. In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran status and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
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