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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 5, 2019
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Provides gymnastics instruction to program participants, individually or in groups. Interacts with recreational program participants in a positive and professional manner, may include spotting as described above and/or cashiering.
Maintains a safe and supportive environment, including equipment cleaning, set-up and tear-down for program participants and facilitates involvement. Enforces departmental policies and procedures. Reports safety issues to appropriate personnel and recommends improvements.
Assists with appropriate public relations, promotional programs, and extra events.
Broadens knowledge of teaching methods, techniques and skills through continuing education.
Participates in required professional development activities and staff meetings.
Advanced knowledge of gymnastics instruction.
Requires verbal and written communication in the English language, active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, and multi-task and time management skills.
Service orientation (may include cashiering), 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.
Basic Computer Knowledge.
Knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Previous experience with gymnastics instruction or working with children in fitness or sports industry.
Must be able to meet the physical requirements indicated in the PEM.
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.
This is a part time contract position with an approximate end date of 9-4-2020
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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