Health & Recreation Complex

American Red Cross (ARC) Instructor

Job Description

The ARC Instructor is responsible for teaching Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional Rescuer and Automated External Defibrillation (CPR-Pro/AED), Standard First Aid (SFA), and Blood Borne Pathogens to the Recreation staff. All instructors need to have current instructor certification through the American Red Cross.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Ensure High Quality of Instruction: The ARC Instructor's main responsibility to ensure that every student s/he teaches is fully qualified to perform the skills taught in the class. Instructors are expected to teach in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the American Red Cross. Instructors are expected to provide students with information supplemental to any videos shown in class, provide demonstrations of skills, and give adequate time for hands-on training for students. The ARC Instructor is also expected to give additional training to students who may have difficulty learning the skills.
  2. Maintain Sanitation of Manikins: The ARC Instructor is to clean and disinfect all manikins immediately after class in accordance with American Red Cross guidelines.
  3. Accurate and Prompt Paperwork: The ARC Instructor will accurately fill out all American Red Cross course records immediately after class to ensure that all students receive their certification cards promptly.
  4. Appropriate Judgment: The ARC Instructor should never pass a student who has not shown adequate knowledge of the skills taught in class. An Instructor should feel confident that every student that passed will be able to effectively perform the skills taught.
  5. Maintaining Certification: The ARC Instructor is expected to maintain his/her instructor certification in accordance with American Red Cross guidelines.
  6. Knowledge Base: The ARC Instructor is expected to keep up-to-date on the information and skills that they are certified in.


The ARC Instructor must be a certified instructor of the American Red Cross in CPR-Pro/AED, SFA and BBP and that certification must be maintained during their tenure as an instructor for Recreation. The Instructor must also attend classes and maintain certification in areas that s/he is not authorized to teach.

Normal Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 11p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Aquatic Center
Monday - Friday
6 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Facility Break Hours


530 W. 49th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
(317) 940-4472 (4HRC)
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