Diving Safety Officer, Indiana University
Serve as Diving Safety Officer for Indiana University and report to the University Director of EHS, Provides oversight to all scuba related activities (scientific, instructional and recreational) on all IU campuses. Maintains all documentation related to diving activities under Indiana University auspices. Administration, coordination and oversight of Indiana University field research projects involving scuba. Serves as University Liaison to outside agencies and partners related to scientific diving operations. Coordinates and leads (along with the Diving Control Board) university efforts to develop policies, written programs, and other guidelines to be used by all underwater programs in the university.
Serves as coordinator of the Kinesiology Academic Diving Program reporting to the Kinesiology Academic Diving Program Director and Kinesiology Physical Activity Instruction Program Coordinator. Coordinates and supervises all Kinesiology instructional and hourly scuba staff with approximately 20 academic / scientific diving related course sections and serving over 200 students per semester. Administration and student advisement of the Underwater Resource Management Certificate program in coordination with the Director of Underwater Science for field experience. Supervises the maintenance and preparation of Kinesiology scuba equipment and compressors; inventory control management. Administration and maintenance of registration, medical forms, liability releases, and incident reports. Instructs upper level Academic Diving Courses through lectures, written examinations, and confined water training and assessments. Schedules and conducts evaluation dives for qualified Academic Diving Program courses. Performs budget and expense management for Academic Diving Program in consultation with the Director of Academic Diving.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in related field and two years of scientific diving field experience. PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer with a minimum of three years teaching experience with a University Scientific Diving Program.
Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor; CPR, AED, and First Aid Instructor; DAN DEMP (Diving Emergency Management Provider) Instructor; comprehensive knowledge and experience in diving theory, scientific diving standards, sport and scientific training techniques; thorough knowledge of equipment used in scientific diving and data collection; practical knowledge in submerged cultural resources and associated biodiversity in freshwater and marine environments; and an ability to demonstrate and train persons in the proper techniques and use of equipment for diving and scientific data gathering.
Preferred: Master’s Degree or enrollment in relevant graduate program and three years of experience.
Applications accepted until April 30, 2015, or until position is filled.