The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director of the Aquatic Center and will have functional and administrative responsibility for the direction of the competitive swimming programs to include Age Group, risk management and rental reservations. Serves to provide program coverage, facility coverage, and supervision of special events as needed.
Duties/Physical Demands: Required to perform duties with limited supervision and will be responsible for making significant independent decisions Conduct daily facility safety assessment and take appropriate action Direct the Coaching staff (2-4 students) during all scheduled practices, swim meets, and extra activities Oversee progression, goal setting and monitor development and placement of all swimmers Instruct swimmers on proper strokes, turns, starts, and all other aspects of swimming as needed Assist Director with the development, recommendation, and management of Age Group budgets Direct and compile all public relations for the competitive swimming programs Direct and/or compile reports and proposals related to the competitive swimming programs Assist with facility coverage and departmental special events Direct all aspects of the age group program, including assistant coaching staff (10-15 hours per week) Assist with the recruitment, hiring, and training of lifeguard staff Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Exercise Science or related field or 3 – 5 years of demonstrated experience in a large multi-use aquatic facility supervising programs, events and a large staff.
Previous age group coaching experience.
American Red Cross CPR/PR, Lifeguard Training, and First Aid certifications or ability to complete within 3 months of hire.
Miami University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
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Miami University is primarily an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with 16,000 undergradu...ate, 3, 000 graduates located in Southwestern Ohio located in Oxford. Oxford is a town of 10,000 is 40 minutes from Cincinnati and Dayton, OH. Miami University is a Division I institution. The Department of Recreational Sports, has a state of the art 150,000 sq foot main facility built in 1994, two satellite facilities and outdoor field space including a ropes course. We have 17 full-time program staff members leading our Aquatic Center, Intramurals, Outdoor Pursuit Center, Sport Clubs, Summer Camps, Fitness and Aerobics Program. We also have a network manager and marketing staff. The department houses an internal operation staff.