The Physical Activity Course (PAC) program is seeking SCUBA Certification Evaluators. This is an hourly, part-time (0.254 FTE), 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.
This position supports the SCUBA courses offered through the Physical Activity Course (PAC) program at Oregon State University by guiding and evaluating students throughout the process of achieving certification through the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). Courses currently offered include Open Water (PAC 242), Advanced Open Water (PAC 243), Rescue Diver (PAC 244), specialties (PAC 244), and Divemaster (PAC 246).
Incumbent will help provide extra supervision of students in SCUBA classes and make sure PADI ratio standards are met so students are safe in the learning environment.
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification. First-aid and CPR certification.
Current, valid PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification, professional liability insurance, and current good standing with PADI.
Current, valid Adult CPR and AED Essentials and First Aid and oxygen provider (the certifications must be completed prior to the start of classes; more advanced training will be accepted).
Minimum of 150 dives. 20 dives must be in a professional supervisory position and 4 of the 20 dives must be with the OSUSCUBA program, may be earned before start date as an OSU volunteer.
Ability to manage small groups (6 students alone) and with assist with large groups of students (up to 10).
Ability to be flexible with students' needs.
Ability to cooperate with other SCUBA instructional team members and volunteer staff, possibly in high stress environments.
Experience with diving in night conditions (at least 10) and Deep dives (at least 10).
Able to safely operate full size trucks loaded with SCUBA equipment or operate 12 passenger vans with students.
Current, valid DAN accident insurance.
Ability to provide own SCUBA equipment necessary for OSU's dive environment.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Requires working nights and/or weekends. Travel with students to open water sites and spending the night near dive sites is required.
This position requires working in water. Some work is required to be performed in outdoor environment, which may involve extreme temperature and weather conditions.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with training, education, and experience.
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