Human Resources

Lifeguard - Summer Only

FLSA EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Hourly; Non-Exempt; Staff, Temporary

DEPARTMENT: Stone Recreation Center


The lifeguard is responsible for pool coverage during the summer.


Lifeguards will provide coverage of the pool during open swim hours. This will include supervising the pool, ensuring pool area rules are being followed, and safety procedures are enacted. Lifeguards are expected to be fully certified prior to being hired by Alma College, including: Lifeguard certification, CPR/AED certified, and first aid certified.


• Communicates with others clearly and effectively
• Promotes positivity and teamwork
• Able to adjust to new situations easily
• Current Lifeguard Certification that is valid for at least 6 months
• Current CPR/AED certification that is valid for at least 6 months.




Interested candidates should submit an Alma College employment application, a letter of interest, a current résumé, and a copy of current certifications via email to At the time of application, please indicate any other commitments you anticipate (athletics or performing arts related). For an Alma College application, please go to: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Alma College is classified as a selective Baccalaureate College: Diverse Fields by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders, Alma’s students thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

Story published on May 17, 2023