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Director of Aquatics

Indiana, PA, USA | YMCA

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Project Management
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Healthy Living, the Director of Aquatics is responsible for the leadership and delivery of the aquatic programs including swim lessons, private lessons, swim team, lifeguard certification classes, and aquatic training events.In addition, the Director of Aquatics will supervisor the Manager of the Mack Park pool operation in the summer.The incumbent will show a commitment to Y Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.


Qualifications

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a health and wellness field or equivalent as well as experience in managing facilities, equipment, budget and staff. The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of aquatics programs in addition to having aquatic certifications.


·Enthusiastic, energetic, fun-loving and able to work a wide variety of people and ages.


·CPR, First Aid, AED & Lifeguard certifications


·Water Safety Instructor


·Lifeguard Instructor preferred


·Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.


· PA Pesticide Applicator within 90 days of hire


Essential Functions

·Create and implement aquatics programs through product knowledge and interactions with existing and potential members. Collaborate with department leads to maximize enrollments in program registration.


·Analyze data, systems and processes to recognize growth and retention opportunities within the aquatics department.


·Ensure proper implementation of pool schedules and procedures to provide maximum opportunities for member/staff connections. Collaborate and work effectively with all departments to achieve desired results.


·Identify and employ best practices in systems and technology to support effective management of the Aquatics department. Utilize available technology, reporting tools and data that enhance aquatics participation and member retention.


·Recruit, select, develop and retain appropriate team members for the department. Supervise department staff. Support training and career succession plan for staff team.


·Collaborate with other Directors to drive staff recruitment, development and retention.


·Provide leadership through established performance goals and standards, regular assessment of staff performance including annual performance evaluations, and staff meetings.


·Plan and manage the Aquatics budget.


·Schedules and supervises lifeguards provided to the IASD Junior High pool.


·Supervise the swim lesson coordinator.


·Serves as primary Mack Park swimming pool manager


·Ensure the highest quality of aquatic programs and highest member satisfaction possible.


·Acts as liaison between management team and aquatic staff for communication purposes.


·Other duties as assigned


Required Certifications

·This position requires a bachelor’s degree in a health and wellness field or equivalent as well as experience in managing facilities, equipment, budget and staff. The candidate should have a thorough knowledge of aquatics programs in addition to having aquatic certifications.


·Enthusiastic, energetic, fun loving and able to work a wide variety of people and ages.


·CPR, First Aid, AED & Lifeguard certifications


·Water Safety Instructor


·Lifeguard Instructor preferred


·Child Abuse Prevention training within 30 days of hire date.


· PA Pesticide Applicator within 90 days of hire


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