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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 9, 2019
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Provides advanced or specialized activity instruction to program participants, individually or in groups.
Maintains a safe and supportive environment for program participants and facilitate involvement. Enforces departmental policies and procedures.
Interacts with recreational program participants in a positive and professional manner.
Computer Usage: Tracks client progress and personal administrative records (time keeping, internal communications, client records, etc).
Keeps current on teaching methods, techniques and skills through continuing education. Participates in required professional development activities.
Has advanced knowledge of program activity practices and procedures.
Requires verbal and written communication in the English language, active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, multi-task and time management skills.
Service orientation, program management, sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking, develop original ideas, creative problem solving skills in a varied and challenging environment.
Must be able to work effectively, across all organization levels, internally and externally.
Must have highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
Client service minded entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking.
Basic Computer Knowledge.
Knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Previous experience with instruction of fitness and recreation programs.
Previous experience working with age level specific to an activity.
Licenses or certifications, if any:
Current certification with one of the following organizations: NASM, ACSM, NSCA or ACE
Red Cross CPR with AED Preferred Qualifications
Standard First Aid Training Certification. Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.