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Temporary Recreation Program Instructor 2 (4128U) 26145 - 1554
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Temporary Recreation Program Instructor 2 (4128U) 26145 - 1554
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Temporary Recreation Program Instructor 2 (4128U) 26145 - 1554

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Departmental Overview

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:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Driving Required

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.

Mandated Reporter

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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