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7 Jan 2021

Full Time Aquatics Director

Lake County YMCA – Posted by AJN Painesville, Ohio, United States

Job Description

Aquatics Director


Lake County YMCA is seeking a Aquatics Director at the Central YMCA in Painesville.



Lake County YMCA


Painesville, OH 44077

Job Description


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living. The Aquatics director is responsible for directing and supervising the aquatics department. Making sure that all programs are running smoothly day to day.




1.Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.

2.One to two years related experience preferred.

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

4.Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification. Oxygen Administration certification required within 30 days of hire.

5.Current YMCA Lifeguarding or Red Cross Lifeguarding and obtain YMCA Lifeguarding Certification Crossover prior to expiration.

6.Must be able demonstrate lifeguard skills in accordance with individual’s certification standards.


Essential Functions


1.Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives.

2.Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.

3.Secures and schedules pool facilities. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices and meets.

4.Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Maintains accurate records of staff certifications.

5.Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid, and CPR trainings.

6.Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.

7.Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information, may organize and schedule program registrations. May review and process program scholarship applications.

8.Fosters a culture of collaboration with peers to develop innovative programs, identify possible program-related grants, improve quality, and ensure consistency across the association.

9.Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.

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

11.Coordinates use of facilities for program activities and events.

12.Assists in YMCA fundraising activities and special events.

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

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


Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies


Actively supports and remains accessible to others during time of change or stress. Provides resources and manages resistance. Demonstrate a settling presence, even during times of crisis and challenge.

Intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing and determined in order to foster loyalty among those we serve and meet community needs.

Educates staff, volunteers and members about the charitable nature of the Y. Leading fundraising efforts.

Recruits and creates diverse staff and volunteer teams. Develop and coach staff for development and maximum impact to program. Manage staff issues and addresses poor behaviors.

Gathers data and actively looks for differing views, weighing pros and cons when making decisions.

Prepares budgets. Analyzes financial data to make sound decisions and communicate area of concern to management.

Incorporates creative thinking and discussion gathering input from key stakeholders. Tries new things and assesses effectiveness.

Follows fidelity, quality, and evidence-based standards of programs, projects, or the organization. Challenges processes for improvement, delegates for maximum impact and demonstrate flexibility.

Identifies and builds internal/external relationships to support programs and projects.

Maintains regular clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility. Serves with purpose and passion.



$35,500.00 – $37,500.00

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Aquatic Director. Job Types: Full Time.

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