Student Affairs at Auburn University is seeking candidates for the position of Coordinator, Aquatics to coordinate and develop aquatics programs and facilities for the Department of Campus Recreation.
Essential job functions include (but not limited to):
-Coordinate and operate the Recreational and Wellness Center outdoor swimming pool.
-Develop safety policies and procedures and daily operations of the leisure pool at the Recreation and Wellness Center, maintaining mechanical equipment for pool operation including water filtration and chemical purification systems.
-Inspect pool and pool areas daily to ensure the proper level of maintenance and that all equipment is in safe and proper working order, including preparing weekly and monthly maintenance and inspection reports on all equipment.
-Develop aquatics programs that meet the needs of the Recreation and Wellness Center and student needs, while ensuring safety of all programs and students who participate. Coordinates with other department professionals in scheduling courses for recreational and group fitness classes, non-credit instructional and certification courses, and recreational swimming and diving.
-Manage student staff for the Aquatics program including interviewing, screening, training, and scheduling staff.
-Responsible for the oversight of certifications of lifeguard training, CPR- Professional Rescuer, CPR/AED, First Aid, and Child/Infant CPR certifications. Certify re-certify, and train Campus Recreation lifeguard staff.
-Develop and administer departmental policies and procedures related to aquatics and aquatic risk management to ensure the safety of participants in all Campus recreation programs--specifically aquatics.
-Implement assessments that evaluate programs and facility quality, student learning, and best practices in aquatics.
-Responsible for the financial integrity of the program and all customer service and quality control measures. Recommend the purchase of aquatics equipment and maintain inventory controls. Maintain budget for all equipment, repairs, chemicals, and other purchases associated with pool maintenance.
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Recreation, Sports Management, Exercise Physiology, Health Education, Physical Education, or a related field and two (2) years experience in aquatics administration, recreational programming or university or corporate health/fitness setting. The following certifications are required: CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator), First Aid, American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Instructor (LGI), and American Red Cross Professional Rescuer Instructor. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) status must be obtained within 90 days of employment. Knowledge of aquatic facility operations and programs. Knowledge of financial management, marketing, and trends in aquatics education.
Employer will consider advance degrees in lieu of experience.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter highlighting your qualifications for this position, resume, and contact information of three professional references. Only complete application materials will be considered for selection.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.
The following qualifications are desired: Strong background in leading and developing a student staff. Knowledge of facility management software, such as Innosoft Fusion, staff scheduling software, such as When To Work, and timekeeping software, such as Kronos. Certified Pool Operator Instructor certification from National Swimming Pool Foundations (NSPF), and American Red Cross First Aid/AED/CPR Instructor certification.
Auburn, AL is the proud home of Auburn University serving approximately 25,000 students. Our students can choose from more than 140 degree options in 13 schools and colleges at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels. The city of Auburn is a great college town and one of the top 10 cities in the US for small businesses, according to Forbes. Auburn is close to the beach and mountains. I...t is centrally located near Atlanta, Birmingham and Montgomery. Auburn is easily accessible and loved by many. There are also outstanding golf courses, including a Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Auburn city schools are some of the best in the state and the city of Auburn is considered a great place to raise a family.