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Job Code: Aquatic

Aquatics Director

Category: Aquatics

Job Type: Full-Time
Rate: $45,000.00 - $50,000.00 annually
Keywords: Director

Description:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, in related field or equivalent.
  • One to two years related experience preferred; for example, as an aquatics coordinator or supervisor.
  • Minimum age requirements may apply; for example, minimum age of 21 (define).


Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include:

  • completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; Working with Program Volunteers; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.
  • Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications (list).
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions:

  • Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives.
  • Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed.  
  • Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  • Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  • Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  • Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools.
  • Secures and schedules pool facilities.
  • Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  • Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  • Creates and schedules swim classes, Implement YMCA Learn to Swim.
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  • Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. 
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  • Assists with Program Committee meetings
  • Compiles program statistics.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation  in program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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