Temporary Recreation Program Instructor 1 (4127U)
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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 programs and dining services for undergraduate and graduate students and their families, as well as childcare services for students, faculty and staff.
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.
- Facilitates in providing activities to program participants and visitors, individually or in groups.
- Maintains a supportive environment for program participants and facilitate involvement.
- Interacts with recreational program participants in a positive manner.
- Develops knowledge of communication methods, techniques and skills through continuing education.
- Assists in activity facilitation to program participants, individually or in groups. Maintains a supportive environment for program participants and facilitates involvement. Interacts with recreational program participants in a positive manner. Develops knowledge of teaching methods, techniques and skills through continuing education. Participates in required professional development activities. Areas may include: art, drama, music, gymnastics, science, sports, language arts, dance, aerial arts, circus arts, 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
- Red Cross CPR Certification
- Standard First Aid Training Certification
- Previous experience working with age level specific to an activity or general experience working with children
- Certification to instruct in the applicable recreational sports program or equivalent experience
Salary & Benefits
This position is not benefits eligible.
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How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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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