Aquatics Director job – YMCA – Augusta, GA
Aquatics Director YMCA 10,514 reviews – Augusta, GA Part-timeUnder the guidance of the Branch Director and Associate Executive, the Aquatics Director is responsible for planning, organizing, delivery administration and quality of YMCA programs to the membership, program participants and community. Responsibilities include staff and volunteer training and development in order to provide a year round comprehensive aquatics program for all ages. QualificationsA minimum of two years water management experienceAdministrative skills are desirable but not requiredBachelors Degree with major emphasis on recreation and aquatics or comparable training and work experienceCPR/ First Aid Trainer certification preferredEssential FunctionsInterprets, communicates & promotes The Family Y mission, goals & objectives to employees, volunteers, members and the community at large.Directly supervises exempt, part-time non-exempt employees and volunteers.Responsible for supervision, operations and maintenance of indoor pool, outdoor pool and waterpark and adaptive pool.Develops, supervises and schedules all aquatic related training for the organization.Recruits, trains, develop and recognize program staff and volunteers.Supervises and coordinates the SPLASH/SAW programImplements year round revenue generating aquatics programs for program participants/members.Organizes and coordinates revenue-generating rentals for all in house and outside groups to include: MCG, PT’s, adaptive, swim lessons, swim team, water fitness and aquatic birthday parties.Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.Promotes and incorporates the YMCA four core values and character development into all program activities and interaction with members and guests.Performs lifeguard and swim instructor duties as required.Maintains accurate records, statistics and reports for control and evaluation of all programs.Ensures that the Association Aquatics Manual is current.Serves as Certified Pool Operator for association, monitoring daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health & safety regulations.Purchases and maintains all program equipment and supplies.Assists in marketing and distribution of program information.Ensures the safety of all aquatic facility patrons, enforces all facility, rules and regulations.Supports and embraces the “ Membership Experience” philosophy and member involvement model.Monitors, updates and maintain accurate record of staff certifications.Establish and monitor risk management policies, procedures and best practices.Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints on a timely basis.Maintains a cooperative working relationship with all staff, volunteers and members.Accepts and demonstrates the Character Development Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.Actively participates and supports the annual campaign.Performs all other duties as assigned.Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies YMCA Competencies (Team Leader): Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s 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 fundraising.Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies and initiatives. Build 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 CertificationsYMCA or American Red Cross Life guarding InstructorPool Operator (local, state or nationally recognized certification)YMCA or American Red Cross Water Safety InstructorCurrent CPRO/FA CertificationCPR/ First Aid Trainer certification preferred.