27 Feb 2024

Full Time Aquatics Coordinator (Harvard Rec)

Tamara Langhorne/HealthFitness – Posted by HealthFitness Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Aquatics Coordinator, Cambridge, MA
Onsite leadership & oversight of Swim Instruction Program & Lifeguards!

Harvard Recreation, managed by HealthFitness, has a new opportunity for an experienced full-time Aquatics Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Director of Recreational Operations and Fitness and in collaboration with Harvard’s Director of Recreational and Aquatic Programs, you’ll be responsible for the hiring, onboarding, and management of all part-time lifeguards, swim instructors, and lifeguard instructors at Harvard University’s Malkin Athletic Center (MAC) Pool and the Blodgett Pool. You will provide customer service, oversee the learn to swim program, and assist with compliance of local, state, and federal regulations. Schedule is 40 hours a week providing administrative duties, lifeguard coverage, and aquatic event management.


What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Departmental Duties: Coordinate, train, oversee and evaluate swim lesson program and instructors. Support varsity athletics operations including setup and break down for competitions.
  • Administrative Duties: Recruit, interview, hold tryouts for, select, and onboard lifeguard and swim instructor staff. Review and process payroll for all direct reports.
  • Staff Support: Act as MOD to support business operations, develop staff through in-service trainings & reviews, assist with scheduling, and fill-in as needed as Lifeguard or teach lessons.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.

What you’ll bring with you:

  • HS Diploma or GED. Ideal applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree in teaching, sports management, higher education administration, recreation or a related field.
  • A minimum of 2+ years of Aquatics experience preferrable in a leadership capacity.
  • American Red Cross Lifeguarding with CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and First Aid.
  • ARC Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & customer service skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Lifeguard Instructor Certification (LGI) required within 6 months of hire (can obtain onsite).

You may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 800-636-3304 or jobs@hfit.com for assistance.

Come join HealthFitness! Join a team that will not only utilize your current skills but will enhance them as well. We offer a comprehensive benefit package that includes Medical/Dental/Vision plans including HSA, PPO and FSA options, retirement/401(k) with employer matching program, fitness and wellness programs incentivized with medical plan discounts, certification reimbursement program, tuition reimbursement, paid new parent leave, paid Holidays and PTO (starting at 3 weeks for full-time associates), volunteer paid time off and much more.

HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business.  EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orien

How to Apply

Please apply on our site: Careers (myworkdayjobs.com)

Job Categories: Aquatics Coordinator. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: #Aquatics, admin, harvard, Leadership, LG, LGI, scheduling, swim lessons, team, and wsi. Salaries: $50,000 - $60,000.

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