Manager Diving And Water Safety Administrator

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA
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Posting Details

Job Title Manager Diving And Water Safety Administrator
Position Number 945103
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department AAH Diving And Water Safety Admin
Department Homepage
Advertising Department DIVING SAFETY
Division Academic Affairs
Classification Title Manager
Working Title Manager Diving And Water Safety Administrator
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Non-Faculty
Job Category Non-Faculty Instructional & Research
Organizational Unit Overview

Diving and Water Safety is a specialized service unit of ECU’s Coastal Studies Institute. It provides training, research support, equipment, maintenance, and safety over-site to University programs and individuals involved in scientific diving, water-related research, and scuba instruction. The units currently involved in these activities are the Maritime Studies Program, Geology, Biology, Health and Human Performance, and Integrated Coastal Sciences.

The primary missions of the unit are to promote, facilitate, coordinate, and conduct fundamental and applied underwater & water related research performed under the auspices of the University. To oversee the training, certification, equipment, and safety of compressed gas diving; to oversee the safety of the University research fleet, including maintenance and operation of vessels, and operator training and certification; to supervise and support scientific & recreational diving activities, and research activities involving boats.

Job Duties

Administration – Specific duties include: The management, administration, and implementation of all aspects of the day-to-day operation of the Diving Safety Program and the operational goals and mandates established by the Director of Diving & Water Safety and the ECU Diving Safety Control Board; to supervise and support scientific diving conducted under the auspices of ECU; to organize and implement the ECU diving equipment maintenance program; to manage, administer, and participate in campus-wide ECU scientific diver training and certification; to participate as an instructor in the for-credit scientific diver training courses offered through the university; establishing and maintaining program involvement with other organizations involved in scientific diving and water related research; providing timely and accurate reports; managing program budget; and maintaining and analyzing data specific to Diving Safety.

Training/Teaching – Specific duties include: planning, arranging for, and/or conducting continuing education activities for program staff and program participants (program participants include faculty, staff, students, visiting scientists, and volunteers involved in scientific diving, water-related research, and recreational diving under University auspices); training scientific divers; developing training materials for, and teaching COAS 6000, “Shipboard and Underwater Research Techniques”; assisting with the instruction of Health and Human Performance SCUBA courses as required by student/instructor ratios and program needs; evaluating the effectiveness of training events; and providing documentation and reports as required.

Research/Research Support – Specific duties include: participation in a variety of scientific diving research projects as a diver, a diving safety supervisor and/or a researcher; assisting in the planning and execution of scientific diving and water-related research projects; providing expertise and technical support; and conducting research and projects in support of scientific diving, water -related research, diving training, and diving safety.

Outreach – Specific duties include: making public appearances; participation in program related activities at the local, regional, national, and international level; and development of promotional materials and programs.

Travel – Duties must be accomplished at both the main campus of ECU in Greenville, and at the Outer Banks Campus in Wanchese, so routine travel between these sites is necessary.

This position is contingent upon available funding.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree and two years of related experience. Must have broad technical expertise and experience in research related diving. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required, as well as the ability to handle multiple assignments, organize work, and establish priorities.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

Possession of a nationally recognized scuba diving instructor certification is required. Possession of a nationally recognized scientific diving certification is required.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Instructor level certification in First Aid, CPR, Oxygen Administration, and Field Neurological Examination is preferred. Diving Medical Technician certification is preferred. Scuba Instructor Trainer or Course Director designation is preferred. Nitrox instructor certification is preferred. Mixed gas diver certification is preferred. Trimix instructor certification is preferred. Gas blender certification is preferred. Scuba regulator maintenance & repair certification is preferred. Scuba cylinder inspection certification is preferred. USCG OUPV captains license is preferred. Rebreather diver certification is preferred. A Master’s degree is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date 01/26/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 02/09/2021
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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or .

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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