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Aquatics Director[]

Jackie Robinson Family YMCA – Posted by jrfymca –San Diego, California, United States

==Job Description==


Basic Assignment:

Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director, oversees and provides leadership to the Aquatics Program. The Aquatic Director is responsible for the development, administration, implementation and ongoing evaluation of all related programs. Develop and implements a comprehensive Aquatics program for the YMCA.


Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Education or related field.

Minimum 21 year of age or older and three years aquatic supervisory experience required.

YMCA experience and Director Certificate preferred.

Positive results with staff development, programming and problem solving.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong organizational abilities; self-starter with initiative to work independently and with minimum supervision.

Must have current certifications in First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22), CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Oxygen Administration. Current Lifeguard Certification (YMCA of the USA or Red Cross). Current YMCA of the USA Swim Lesson Instructor Certification or Red Cross Water Safety instructor (YMCA certification within 6 months)

Must have the visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation; ability to adequately observe participant activities, enforce safety regulations, and apply appropriate policies and procedures; the physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills.

Must be enthusiastically committed to YMCA mission, member involvement and character development programs.

Major Functions:

· Develop programs as per the branch goals in the area of Aquatics.

· Oversee daily operation and implementation of all aquatic programs to assure quality service and programming.

· In coordination with the Facilities Director, regulate maintenance of pools.

· Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and recognize year-round and seasonal staff as necessary to ensure quality program delivery and proper equipment maintenance.

· Manage staff certifications and create development plans for all department staff ensuring opportunities for growth and success.

· Develop annual departmental operating budgets and year end projections as requested.

· Monitor progress of revenue and expenses to maintain control over net outcome.

· Serve as staff advisor to an assigned division during the Annual Support Campaign, meeting volunteer recruitment and financial goals.

· Participate in special events as assigned.

· Provide consistent communication to members and staff with feedback and new ideas.

· Maintain accurate statistics of all supervised programs.

· Assist in the development and implementation of branch operating plan as it relates to program development.

· Develop and manage department marketing plan to maximize awareness, promotion and enrollment.

· Maintain current knowledge in aquatic trends as well as enhance activities using innovative planning.

· Participate as an active member of the aquatics cluster and willingly take a leadership role as needed.

· Participate as a member of the leadership team and work to ensure the success of the whole branch.

· Attend trainings, meetings, retreats, and conferences which are beneficial personally and professionally, as advised by the Associate Executive Director.

Job Categories: Aquatics Program Director. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: aquatics careers, Aquatics Department Head, Aquatics Director, aquatics job, Aquatics Management, and Aquatics Program Director. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000. Job expires in 29 days.