This is a newly created position and it will have the responsibility of overseeing/managing the daily operations of the campus swimming pool and it's programming.
Facility & Risk management:
Keep the water chemically balanced to meet local, state and federal safety guidelines.
Check, maintain and do basic repairs to the mechanical systems related to the chemical control and filtration system of the pool.
Keep the pool clean via all means of cleaning, vacuuming, servicing and troubleshooting submersible robot cleaner.
Ensure sure deck area is free of any items/obstacles that could cause injury to patrons and staff.
Create, implement and maintain a risk management plan and emergency policies and procedures.
Schedule the pool for academic, PSU student groups, athletics, and informal use. Serve as liaison to the community and work with them on any requests for special events.
Be a first responder for emergency situations and providing proper care in these situations; provide customer service; resolve conflicts; make decisions and judgements regarding facility usage.
Staffing and Human Resources:
Recruit, interview, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate the performance and effectiveness of 15+ student employees and part-time employees. These part time employees serve as aqua class instructors, swim instructors and lifeguards.
Daily supervision and development of student staff.
Plan and schedule bi-monthly in-services for the lifeguards to make sure they are staying current on their life saving abilities and processes in place for emergencies to make the pool a safe environment.
Serve as lifeguard on duty as needed to make sure bather to lifeguard ratios are met.
Programming and Special Events:
Manage and improve the swimming lessons program.
Create and develop other programs that can help improve our services to PSU students, staff and local community.
Handle case and accept payment via our fusion software program for all aquatic fee based programs, events and rentals.
Program the facility at non-peak times and on weekends with income generating events.
Work collaboratively with various campus units (Student Activities and Organizations, Greek Affairs, Co-Operatives, University Housing, Academics, Athletics) to provide and promote safe and active programs.
Work collaboratively with other members of the division staff to conduct special events and programs for the campus and local community.
Make recommendation to the Director regarding the approximate $45,000 employee staffing and operations budget. Order, inventory, inspect, and maintain aquatics equipment, working with other staff and vendors as necessary to complete routine repairs and purchases and needed.
Assist on divisional planning, policy development, implementation, and evaluation. Assist the Director in the performance of non-scheduled work assignments and serve on assigned divisional and university committees.
Perform other duties as assigned or necessary to ensure the success and optimal operation of the aquatics facilities on campus.
Required Education & Experience: B.S. in Recreation, PE, Sport Sciences or like degree, B.S. in Administration or HR, or minimum of 3 years documented experience as a pool manger/supervisor in the aquatics field. (Graduate Assistantships can be used as time in field). 3 years life-guarding
Required Certifications: First Aid/CPR/AED Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) and or Certified Pool Operator (CPO)
Preferred Certifications: Lifeguard Instructor First Aid/CPR/AED instructor
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For a full description and to apply online visit http://pittstate.edu/office/hr/jobs.dot. Electronic submission only. Interested and qualified applicants should upload a cover letter; resume; and contact information for three professional references, including a current or former supervisor. Applications received by August 20th, 2017, will be given first consideration. Position will remain open until it is filled. Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. A criminal background and credit check will be required for employment.
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