Temporary Recreation Program Instructor 2 (4128U) 26145 - 1554
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Residential and Student Service Programs (RSSP) is part of the Division of Student Affairs under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor of RSSP. RSSP provides student housing, residential life programs, dining services, and child care services; it also conducts conference services, operates campus restaurants, and manages faculty apartments.
University Village Family Housing complex, located in Albany, CA includes 974 student family apartments in 70 apartment buildings plus numerous common areas such as laundries, administrative offices Community Center, Academic Center, gymnastics building (app bay) , ECEP, etc.
Provides activity instruction to program participants, individually or in groups. Areas may include: art, drama, music, progressive and age appropriate gymnastics (children ages 9 months to teen); science, sports, language arts, dance, aerial arts, circus arts, gardening/cooking
Maintains a supportive environment for program participants and facilitate involvement
Interacts with recreational program participants in a positive manner
Broadens knowledge of teaching methods, techniques and skills through continuing education
Participates in required professional development activities Required Qualifications
Working knowledge of program activity practices and procedures
Expertise and pedagogy in one of the following areas; art, drama, music, gymnastics, science, sports, language arts, dance, aerial arts, circus arts, or gardening/cooking
Requires verbal and written communication in the English language, active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, multi-task and time management skills
Able to exercise independent sound judgment and employ reasoning skills
Client service minded, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking
Basic Computer Knowledge
Knowledge of campus policies and procedures
Able to work in youth camps, fitness, outdoor programs
Red Cross CPR Certification
Standard First Aid Training Certification Preferred Qualifications
Certification to instruct in the applicable recreational sports program or equivalent experience
Previous experience working with age level specific to an activity Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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