|Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) provides Cal Poly students with opportunities to experience life outside of the classroom through the wide variety of programs and services offered at the Cal Poly Recreation Center, Julian A. McPhee University Union, Orfalea Family and ASI Children's Center, and Cal Poly Sports Complex. Cal Poly students and full-time staff members have the opportunity to work on campus to create quality programs and services for all students. Whether you are looking for a position that supports your academic/professional goals, need to support yourself while at Cal Poly, or are looking to develop your leadership skills, ASI offers a unique and fun work experience for all of our employees. Apply to join our team today!
Safety Course Instructor (Recreational Sports)
Definition and Purpose
Under the supervision of the Coordinator -Aquatics and Safety, the Safety Course Instructors teach a variety of safety classes offered through the ASI Recreational Sports program. The staff is responsible for adhering to American Red Cross standards, instructing class participants, completing participant evaluation requirements, and promptly communicating course information to the Coordinator - Aquatics and Safety.
ASI is committed to supporting the aspirations of the University Learning Objectives. Our employees are expected to make reasoned decisions based on ethics, respect for diversity, and an awareness of issues of sustainability. Additionally they will work productively as individuals and in groups while communicating effectively.
Educational Requirements and Qualifying Experience
- Must be a currently enrolled student at Cal Poly with a minimum of 6 units. All ASI student staff must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Graduate students must carry 4 units/3.0 GPA
- Must be a currently authorized American Red Cross Instructor for First Aid, CPR, and AED
- Current Instructor status for Lifeguard Training, preferred
- Communication skills adequate to deal with the public, students, faculty and staff
- Neat, clean, tactful and courteous to all customers and visitors; promptness and attention to detail are essential
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Instruct American Red Cross safety courses in accordance with national standards
- Ability to instruct safety courses on nights, weekends, or weekdays
- Maintain current instructor knowledge, including ongoing, evidence-based updates to curriculum
- Prepare classroom/materials for specific safety courses (handouts, tests, videos, etc.)
- Administer and proctor required safety course tests
- Complete accurate records and reports
- Adhere to course schedule
- Enforce and adhere to all policies and procedures
- Act in a professional manner at all times
- Demonstrate excellent customer services skills
- Work independently and objectively
- Adhere to all ASI departmental policies and procedures
- Awareness of and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity
- Awareness of safety concerns and risk management
- Be familiar with evacuation plan for staff area
- Attend all mandatory meetings and training
Other Duties and Responsibilities
- The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in ASI policy as a condition of their employment.
- Other duties as assigned.
Period of Employment
Employment with this organization is of an "at will" nature, which means that the employee may resign at any time and ASI may discharge the employee at any time with or without cause.
Compensation and Hours
Pay Rate: $16.00 per hour; maximum 20 hours per week.
The Associated Students, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Date revised: 1/1/2020