Associate Aquatics Director

Our Aquatics team needs YOU!


Hendricks Regional Health YMCA


Avon, IN 46123-1364

Job Description

Under the direction of the Center Aquatics Director, this position will supervise the development and

implementation of the aquatic programs of the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA Center. This position

is primarily responsible for working with our staff and our members and program participants on the

front line (approximately 80% time spent in frontline duties and 20% in administrative duties).

The position will include the day to day operations of the department; program development and

promotion, implementation and evaluation, staff scheduling, training and supervision, monitoring safety

practices and adherence to standards and financial operation in accordance with Center and Association

goals, objectives and policies.


This position requires a background of physical education with an emphasis on aquatic and fitness

related programming. A BA/BS degree in physical education, recreation/related area is required (with an

aquatic/fitness emphasis is preferred) or its equivalent in related professional experience. Two-three

years experience in YMCA or similar agency is required. This person needs to have a good overall

picture of YMCA philosophy and values and holds current certifications in CPR, First Aid and


Administrative skills and abilities in the areas of personnel management, program planning, income

production, expense control, training, public relations and interpretation, record-keeping and facility

utilization, equipment maintenance and care are required. The Associate Aquatics Director is part of a

staff team at the HRH YMCA Center and must possess a leadership style that is team-oriented.

Recognizing that this individual may bring skills in areas other than aquatics, it will be desirable to

utilize those skills through sharing of responsibilities with other professional staff.

Essential Functions

*Designated as a First Responder in the event of an emergency.

1. Shares responsibility in the development, administration and control of the designated

departmental budget, including meeting income targets and expense control, in consultation with

the Executive Director.

2. Selects, trains and supervises paid and volunteer departmental staff, which includes being

certified to train lifeguards, and swim lesson instructors.

3. Spends time on the pool deck talking with members, program participants and staff.

Lifeguarding as well as teaching swim lessons.

4. Interprets Association and Center goals, objectives and policies to the community and


5. Evaluates programs and recommends changes based on compatibility with the Center and

Association goals. Shares responsibility for the development of new program thrusts.

5. Assists assigned Center committees in formulating policies and programs consistent with

the Center and Association goals.

6. Prepares all reports as assigned.

7. Shares responsibility for Center supervision, public relations, planning and promotions as

agreed upon.

8. Assists in the International aspect of the Association, including World Service fundraising and


9. Evaluates performance of all departmental personnel, at least on an annual basis.

10. Supervises and is accountable for the care and upkeep of departmental programs, equipment and

facilities. Is certified and will perform front line duties including but not limited to lifeguarding

and swim instruction as outlined in the job descriptions for these roles. 80% of time will be spent

on the pool deck with programming responsibilities.

11. Shares responsibility for providing income through membership fees and special subsidies.

12. Assists with any other projects, programs or activities as may be assigned from time to time.

13. Plays an active role in the Annual Campaign including but not limited to recruiting campaigners

and acheving goal buster status.

14. Assists in developing aquatic programs outside of the YMCA facilty in consultation with the

Executive Director (may include involvement with designated community groups in identifying

and responding to community needs and issues).

15. Other duties as assigned.


$35,941.89 - $40,434.62

How to Apply

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Resumes Accepted Until

June 30, 2021

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