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Rowing Instructor

  • STARTING PAY RATE: $9.69/hour
  • JOB TYPE: Part-Time Hourly
  • This position is currently not open.

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Instructional Supervisor, rowing instructors will teach sweep rowing and/or sculling to students of all ages with varying levels of experience. Instruction occurs both on land and on the water.  Instructors are expected to: inspect equipment before and after class, explain and demonstrate proper rowing technique, supervise and ensure the safety of students, keep records of attendance, and direct the students in cleanup.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Applicants should have a minimum of two years rowing experience, good interpersonal skills, and a desire to help others improve their rowing abilities. Some prior teaching experience is preferred. Applicants must be available to work during the summer months. Must possess or be willing to obtain a Red Cross Lifeguarding certification and take a California Safe Boating Course at the MBAC.

Performance Expectations

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Schedule and Working Conditions

Work Environment

Physical Demands

The work environment will involve exposure to salt water, cold water, sun, wind, rain, weather, sand, seaweed, sea grass, ocean currents, sea creatures, breaking waves, and other outdoor elements. Physical requirements include but are not limited to: swimming, swimming in rough and deep water, walking, running, walking or running over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying loads. Must be able to swim at least 550 yards, dive at least 10 feet deep, swim with a 10 pound object for at least 20 yards, and tread water for at least 2 minutes. Must be able to watch and supervise groups of students on the water while coaching technique and supervising safety. Must be able to recognize and respond to emergencies and prevent injuries or drowning.

How to Apply

To apply for this job you must apply online on the Aocaited Students website using the link below.

Background Screening

A background check (including a criminal records check) may be required for this position and must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students of SDSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current A.S. employees who apply for the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Associated Students is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion (to include religious dress practice and religious grooming practice), color, sex (to include breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeed-ing), age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, military status, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other protected group. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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