Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and we expect members of our community to be knowledgeable about – and to make a positive contribution to – our mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. The University is committed to the diversity of its faculty and staff so that our students, our disciplines and our community as a whole can benefit from the multiple perspectives it offers. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. EOE Saint Joseph’s University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in its programs and activities, including admission and employment, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The Title IX Coordinator is responsible for overseeing compliance with Title IX and other civil rights laws and regulations. To contact the Title IX Coordinator, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, visit Campion Student Center suite 243, or call 610-660-1145. To learn more about the University’s Title IX policies, the process for filing a report or formal complaint of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or other form of sexual misconduct, and the University’s response to reports and/or formal complaints, please visit www.sju.edu/titleix. Inquiries may also be directed to the Federal agency responsible for enforcing Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.
The Lifeguard is responsible for guarding their area of responsibility, responding to any level of incident around the facility, enforcing facility rules fairly and politely, checking and recording pool chemicals, being responsive to member and guest requests, ensuring member safety, maintaining communication and relationships with their clients or parents of their students, and other tasks assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Event Management.
• Maintain constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. • Present professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintain a high standard of customer service. • Perform various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility. • Prepare and maintain appropriate activity reports. • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
• The person who holds this position has been classified as a Campus Security Authority under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). • When the need arises, lifeguards may be asked to serve as Aquatic/Rental Events Assistants and will be compensated accordingly. These additional duties may include: o Supervision for third party groups using the pool. o Instruction duties for swim lesson
• Current certification from an approved lifeguard training program. • Current certification in CPR from an approved training program.
• Must attend required trainings as well as department specific trainings and meetings. • Successful clearances of the PA Criminal Check, FBI Fingerprint Check and PA Child Abuse Check and completion of an online training module regarding working with minors.
Ability to pass pre-employment physical skills evaluation in relation to job duties as stipulated by the department
About Saint Joseph's University
For over 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has been engaging men and women in a rigorous Jesuit education that empowers them to become leaders in their industries and communities. An expansive liberal arts curriculum that serves as a foundation for all students, combined with programs tailored to meet the needs of complex and evolving fields prepare students for all of their post-graduate pursuits. As a Jesuit institution, guided by a faith that promotes justice, Saint Joseph’s University educates for a higher purpose; service is central to the Jesuit identity, and students are expected to improve the common good by utilizing their skills and knowledge to promote tolerance, compassion and social justice.