The Coordinator for Aquatic Programming assists the Director of the Mizzou Aquatic Center and has direct responsibilities for administering the aquatic programming, including learn-to-swim, Masters swimming, American Red Cross training classes through the Mizzou Aquatic Institute, as well as instructing classes. This position will also have responsibility for development of special aquatic events for University of Missouri students as well as maintain program calendar, registration, financial assessment, program assessment, and developing improvements to existing programs.
Coordinator also has responsibility for supervising Team Mizzou student staff; responsibilities include hiring, training, scheduling and supervising the instructors and coaches in Aquatic Programming.
MU Student Recreation Complex facility responsibilities will include daily maintenance of the Mizzou Aquatic Center including water chemistry and pool maintenance, diagnosing issues, and effectively communicating with the Assistant Director for Aquatics, department Maintenance Mechanic, and Plumber to correct those issues.
Duties the employee must be able to perform: Daily operations management, utilizing Aquatic risk management principles of multiple informal and formal recreation spaces to ensure a safe, friendly and functional environment. Excellent communication with staff is required to ensure full operational status of the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
Fulfill a primary role in the proper operation of the six bodies of water comprising the Mizzou Aquatic Center including pool chemistry, maintenance, and problem diagnosis and solving of mechanical issues.
Assist with preventive maintenance through protocols and custodial processes, which meet or exceed expectations for facility cleanliness, appearance, and safety, and communicate larger needs to the Assistant Director for Aquatics.
Assist with the administration of large aquatic special events operations to include; staff scheduling, set-up and tear-down, event problem solving.
Participate and lead by example with operations management of multiple, informal and formal recreation activity spaces. These spaces include the Mizzou Aquatic Center, which includes the 50 Meter Pool, Diving Well, Truman’s Pond, the Tiger Grotto, Team and Guest Changing Rooms and all associated spaces.
Assist in the development and implementation of aquatic center’s risk management policies and practices. To include: Assist with all aspects of American Red Cross Lifeguard training and in-service training, and conduct regular risk management evaluations of the staff and facility.
Fulfill a primary role with the Team Mizzou student development model through interviewing, hiring, and training, coaching and regularly evaluating all student staff under facility supervision.
Traditional and non-traditional hours including early mornings, late evenings, and weekends.
The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one — it's a major land-grant institution and Missouri's largest public research university.
Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou ...has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research, and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 265 degree programs — including 30 online degree options — and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Mizzou has a diverse enrollment with 33,000 students from every county in Missouri, every state in the nation and 100 countries.The favorite classroom for the best and brightest, Mizzou attracts more valedictorians, Curators Scholars and twice as many of the state’s Bright Flight Scholars than any other college or university in Missouri. Nearly one-third of freshmen come from the top 10 percent of their high school classes.
The Department of MizzouRec Services and Facilities at MU services the recreational and competitive needs of an active and engaged campus culture. State of the art athletic and fitness facilities support nationally recognized MizzouRec programs and services. For more specific information regarding MizzouRec facilities, programs, and services, please link to mizzourec.com.