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*Seasonal Temporary Water Safety Instructor (SUMMER 2024)

University of Oklahoma
Job Location:
Athletics - Recreation Services
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Organization: Fitness and Rec Aquatics

Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus


Work Schedule: M-F 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Shifts vary depending on availability.

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: Targeted salary $11.75 - $13.25 based on certifications

Benefits Provided: No

Required Attachments: Resume, Other Document (See Job Requirements for details)

Job Description


Teach swim lessons for children and adults. Enforce all policies and regulations and participate in regular in-service training. Preferred candidates have the availability to begin work in May 2024.

Job Requirements



  • Must be able to swim 50 yards each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke, side stroke, elementary backstroke, and butterfly
  • Must be comfortable teaching and responding to questions regarding the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program
  • Must be able to respond in an emergency at any time


  • Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to swim
  • Must be able to lift no less than 30 pounds
  • Must be able to demonstrate and teach each of the following swim strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke, side stroke, elementary backstroke, and butterfly

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: None

Job Posting: Apr 10, 2024
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