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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


Observes swimming area continuously to ensure safety of students, prevents and responds to emergencies, enforces all facility polices, rules and regulations.


KCP Lifeguard will work approximately 6-12 hours per week during the fall semester. Classes are Monday and Wednesday, or Tuesday and Thursday, from 6-9pm, at Margaret Bell Pool, Central Campus Recreation Building (CCRB). To learn more about Kinesiology Community Programs (KCP) Activity classes and to view our current schedule, visit our website:

Required Qualifications*

American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens certifications (or ability to obtain prior to employment).

Desired Qualifications*

Previous lifeguard/aquatic supervision experience.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.