Aquatics Director

Looking for a fun, energetic person to bring passion for aquatics to our facility and community.

YMCA

YMCA of the Sandhills

Location

Fayetteville, NC 28303-4720

Job Description

Job Code: 101

Job Grade: Level 5

Reports to: CEO or Association Executive Director

Revision Date: November 13, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY:

Oversees the total operation of YMCA Aquatic facilities including maintenance, program development, staff development and community relations. Manages Association outreach contracts to expand service reach in the community. Develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.

LOCATION:

Fayetteville Branch and surrounding locations.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent education and experience.

2. One to two year’s related experience preferred; for example, as an aquatics coordinator or supervisor.

3. Minimum age of 21, must have valid driver’s license.

4. Within 90 days of hire completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; Lifeguard Instructor; Water Safety Instructor Trainer; USA Swim Coach; YMCA Swim Coach; CPO; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.

5. Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications as directed.

6. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. 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.

2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.

3. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.

4. Keep accurate records of attendance, retention, member and non-member participation

5. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.

6. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid, CPR, and in-service trainings.

7. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices and meets.

8. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

9. Develop strategies to provide support and motivation to staff for the achievement of goals and retention.

10. Develops and monitors program budgets to meet fiscal objectives.

11. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.

12. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.

13. Assists with Program Committee meetings

14. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.

The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent education and experience.

2. One to two year’s related experience preferred; for example, as an aquatics coordinator or supervisor.

3. Minimum age of 21, must have valid driver’s license.

4. Within 90 days of hire completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; Lifeguard Instructor; Water Safety Instructor Trainer; USA Swim Coach; YMCA Swim Coach; CPO; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.

5. Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications as directed.

6. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

COMPENSATION

$Job Title: Aquatics Director FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Code: 101 Job Grade: Level 5 Reports to: CEO or Association Executive Director Revision Date: November 13, 2019

POSITION SUMMARY:

Oversees the total operation of YMCA Aquatic facilities including maintenance, program development, staff development and community relations. Manages Association outreach contracts to expand service reach in the community. Develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. 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.

2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.

3. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.

4. Keep accurate records of attendance, retention, member and non-member participation

5. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.

6. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid, CPR, and in-service trainings.

7. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices and meets.

8. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

9. Develop strategies to provide support and motivation to staff for the achievement of goals and retention.

10. Develops and monitors program budgets to meet fiscal objectives.

11. Assists in YMCA fundraising activities and special events.

12. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.

13. Assists with Program Committee meetings

14. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Certifications

Certifications and Physical Demands:

CPO, LGI, and WSI

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

Salary

$36,000.00 - $42,000.00

How to Apply

Apply by Email

katie.wildonger@ymcaofthesandhills.org

Apply by Mail to:

Katie Wildonger
2717 Fort Bragg Road
Fayetteville 28303-4720

Resumes Accepted Until

Jan. 31, 2020

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