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.
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.
Founded in 1846 and located along the banks of the Susquehanna River in historic Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is an undergraduate-focused institution that stands uniquely at the intersection of top-ranked liberal arts, engineering and management programs. Our students choose from more than 50 majors and 60 minors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and natural and social sciences, as well as extensive global study, service-learning and research opportunities. Bucknell’s 3,600 undergraduate and 100 graduate students enjoy a low 9:1 student-faculty ratio and exceptional opportunities to collaborate with faculty mentors.
Bucknell’s beautiful 450-acre campus includes first-rate facilities and is home to more than 90 percent of its students. Residential life is vibrant with about 150 student-run organizations, 27 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a robust arts culture, and a strong student commitment to community and global service work.
Bucknell is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Located in central Pennsylvania, Lewisburg features a variety of restaurants, beautiful Victorian homes, the restored art deco Campus Theatre (owned by the University), charming shops and boutiques, and the Barnes and Noble at Bucknell University Bookstore. About 33,000 residents live in the region.
The city of Williamsport is about a 30-minute drive from campus, and Penn State University’s main campus is about an hour away, as is Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. Bucknell is about three hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
The cost of living here is low compared to that of major U.S. cities and suburbs. Bucknell’s surroundings yield fresh produce, cultural activities and events, and many opportunities for outdoor activity on the Susquehanna River and in the nearby state parks and forests. The Lewisburg Area School District receives excellent reviews for its schools at all grade levels. Lewisburg Area High School is consistently ranked among the top 50 high schools in Pennsylvania for SAT scores and statewide exams.
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