The Assistant Director for Aquatics is responsible for the successful development of aquatic programs and management of aquatic facilities which include an indoor Olympic size pool and an outdoor pool and sun deck. This position hires, trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates all aquatic staff and develops, implements, and promotes aquatic programs to include: Learn to Swim Lessons, American Red Cross certification courses and Scuba Diving certification course. The Assistant Director of Aquatics has primary responsibility for establishing risk management procedures relevant to this functional area and conducting staff training regularly to review procedures. Additional responsibilities include: payroll processing, scheduling all activities and special events in the pool, and staff development. In addition to program duties, this individual is a vital member of a Campus Recreation team of professional staff and will assist in developing and facilitating the growth of recreational programs for the university community, promoting departmental programs, assisting with departmental special events and serving on university committees. This position is a member of the Campus Recreation Assistant Director Leadership Team and directly reports to the Associate Director of Programs.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree or High School diploma/equivalent and 6 years of directly related work experience.
American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR/AED, and WSI Certifications required
Demonstrated experience in supervision of aquatic facilities and aquatics staff
Two years of professional experience in collegiate recreation
American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and Water Safety Instructor Trainer Certifications or the ability to obtain the certification in the first six months of employment
Aquatics Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or the ability to obtain the certification in the first six months of employment.
Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/ADA/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates are invited to apply for position vacancies as appropriate.Tulane University is one of the country’s leading private research institutions with a current enrollment of 13,359 students. The undergraduate experience is marked by close student-faculty interacti...on, a variety of campus programs, and a diverse student body representing all 50 states and more than 40 different countries. The university is located in the heart of New Orleans, LA and is the largest employer in the city.