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Nova Southeastern University Announces Search for Assistant Director, Scuba Diving in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

The Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Recreation and Wellness at Nova Southeastern University is inviting applications for a full-time Assistant Director position for the NSU Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) on the Fort Lauderdale, Florida campus.  This is a key leadership and instructional position under the direction of the Associate Director for Aquatics and Scuba, Tec Clark.  This position is responsible for teaching various levels of scuba diving courses for credit, not-for-credit, and recreational, as well as assisting in the oversight and management of diving operations and diving education for the University with the intent of increasing undergraduate and graduate student retention.

The NSUADP was founded in 2012 and is one of the largest academic diving programs in the United States.  The NSUADP is both a PADI Educational Institution and a DAN Training Facility.  With over 20 staff divemasters and instructors, the NSUADP trains NSU students, faculty, staff, and the general public in diving courses from freediving through scuba instructor.  Training takes place on campus in the prestigious NSU Aquatic Complex which holds the largest continuous volume pool in the state of Florida.  The NSUADP also hosts a 50 member scuba club which routinely dives throughout the state.

About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Top 200 National Research Universities and is a dynamic, private research university providing high-quality educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. Established in 1964, NSU now includes 16 colleges, the 215,000-square-foot Center for Collaborative Research, a private JK-12 grade school, the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development with specialists in Autism, the world-class NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, which is Florida’s largest public library. NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu.

The position requires you have superior in-water diving skills, superior academic diving knowledge, and superior teaching skills.  The position also requires three (3) years of active teaching status training professional Scuba Diving Instructors.

Nova Southeastern University offers competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.  Please visit our jobsite at www.nsujobs.com and search for position number 992672; Or apply here: www.nsujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82585