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Aquatics Director

Colorado Springs, CO


Colorado Springs, CO

Full job description

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is hiring an energetic, dependable and experienced Aquatics Director to focus on the d evelopment, administration and direction of aquatic programs. These individuals will also be responsible for the quality, cleanliness and performance of all aspects of aquatics within the facility ensuring a welcoming and exceptional experience to members. We are seeking a dynamic individual who is ready to hit the ground running, work hard at developing new programs, engage our members, staff and program participants. This opportunity will need someone who is a creative and independent individual and must possess supervisory skills that will lead a staff team to perform consistently with a professional attitude. This position is an exempt/full time position. Qualifications

Must be at least 21 years of age

Bachelor's degree in related field with minimum of 6 months FT experience

Previous hiring, supervision & development of staff

Experience with program design, development, implementation and retention

Current American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard certified

All YMCA staff positions require certifications in CPR/AED-Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Oxygen Administration. Preferred candidates will have current certifications however training is available.

Managed balanced department budget preferred

Certified Pool Operator certified preferred

Experience in Program and Volunteer Development preferred

YMCA Team Leader Certification preferred
Essential Functions

Recruit, hire, train, and supervise part-time aquatic and water exercise staff, shift leaders, and a head lifeguard.

Develop and implement a comprehensive, year round training plan for lifeguards, swim instructors, and water exercise staff to include prerequisites and opportunities for National YMCA certifications.

Train and test staff in aquatic emergency procedures.

Design promotional material which communicates the objectives and aquatic programs to the Association and community.

Observe, review, and coach individual effectiveness of employees annually in a formalized basis. Administer salary increases within the policies of the Association and review annually the effectiveness of direct employees with the Executive Director.

Develop, administer, and control the aquatic department budget and take appropriate action to maintain the fiscal integrity of the department.

Develop special events to aid in program development as needed.

Maintain quality control of the aquatics facility, equipment, and programs with special consideration to risk management issues.

Maintain proper records, including staff certifications, staff meetings, and daily logs used for policy and procedure review so that information can be reviewed at any time.

Administer, direct, and supervise all aquatic classes, specialty programs, and water exercise classes.

Review and evaluate the enrollment and operations of the aquatic programs and communicate findings to the Branch Operating Board and committees as required.
Salary $47,500.00