Associated Students of California State University, Chico
May 24, 2018
The pay rate starts at $ 20.22
Full Time - Entry Level
WILDCAT RECREATION CENTER (WREC)
Under administrative direction coordinate the WREC Aquatics Program including, but not limited to program development, risk management assessment and implementation, safety classes and training, and maintenance of all pool related equipment. The Aquatics Coordinator is also responsible for performing and/or securing the appropriate maintenance, repair, and upkeep of all the pool (including chemicals), associated equipment and pool deck.
Assist the Assistant Director – Programs in the development of aquatic programming to include, but not limited to, competitive special events, social events, Wildcat Welcome Week activities, events supporting other WREC and campus programming, and collaborations with University Housing, Adventure Outings, WREC Fitness, and the Intramurals and Sport Clubs departments of Recreational Sports. Regularly evaluate program needs in consideration of customer feedback and industry trends.
Develop aquatic related safety program for both campus community and WREC staff. Classes to include, but not limited to, CPR, AED, First Aid, Lifeguarding, and swim lessons. Regularly evaluate program needs in consideration of customer feedback and industry trends.
Train staff as needed. This includes lifeguard monthly in-service curriculum, verbal audits. Maintain documentation as required.
Coordinate the recruitment, selection, training, scheduling, supervision and evaluation of lifeguards and other aquatics program staff.
Develop training and procedural manuals for maintenance and lifeguards. Train staff as needed.
Conduct department staff meetings to convey relevant information, perform special projects as assigned, and assist in representing WREC staff and the Associated Students in contacts with the campus community, the public, and contractors involved with construction, repair, and renovation projects.
Responsible for managing certifications database.
Serve as Red Cross liaison on behalf of the WREC.
Perform routine preventative maintenance of pool and related equipment including but not limited to, pool deck cleaning, tile cleaning, pool chemistry, pool temperature, pool cleanliness, basket cleaning, chemical purchasing, solar heating system, periodic cleaning and maintenance of back-of-the-house operational equipment. Perform or secure equipment repairs as needed. Develop a plan for equipment replacement.
Coordinate and serve as liaison with Facilities Management Services (FMS) and outside vendors as required for aquatic related issues. Regularly assesses pool, pool deck and back-of-the-house conditions and facilitates maintenance and repairs as necessary with WREC Maintenance and FMS.
Other duties may be assigned.
Assistant WREC Director — Programs
CLASSIFICATIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in an office, outdoors, and equipment room environments. Exposure to outdoor elements, wet surfaces, moderate to loud noise levels, dust, heat, and toxic substances; exposure to electrical, and mechanical equipment; contact with staff, vendors, outside contractors, and the campus community. Hours of this position can vary based on business needs.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Stand and walk for extended periods; swim (test required); manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; verbal and written communication; reach, grasp, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and climb. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Principles, practices, and procedures of aquatic facility management.
Principles, practices, and procedures of aquatic programming.
Principles, practices, and procedures of safety class instruction.
Handling and storage of hazardous materials.
Aquatic safety standards.
Philosophy and purposes of campus recreation centers.
Budget development and fiscal controls.
Safe work standards and practices.
Principles of supervision, employee development, and performance evaluation.
Direct the planning, organization, and supervision the aquatic functions of the WREC.
Select, supervise, coordinate, train, and evaluate staff.
Monitor aquatic equipment and chemical budgets.
Follow oral and written instructions and effectively delegate to staff.
Develop and implement aquatic procedures for training, working and evaluating staff in the areas of lifeguarding, preventative maintenance and safety courses.
Help ensure that WREC meets the needs of the campus community by insuring excellence in all three areas.
Organize data, maintain records and prepare reports.
Use a computer and applicable software in the performance of position’s management responsibilities.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships and at all times demonstrating cooperative behavior with the campus community, co-workers, and those contacted during the course of work.
Work well under pressure: meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.
Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience in aquatic management.
Graduate assistantship or post-graduate internship experience may be substituted.
Bachelor degree required.
Aquatic experience in a campus fitness/recreation setting preferred. Pool maintenance experience preferred. Four year-degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Human Performance or related field preferred. Current Red Cross Instructor Certificate in Red Cross CPR, AED, First Aid, Lifeguarding and Title 22 preferred. Current CPO/AFO Certificate preferred.
Possession of or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire a current and valid California Driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Post offer pre-employment physical required.
Post offer pre-employment swim test.
Possession of or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire, current Red Cross Instructor Certificate in Red Cross CPR, AED, First Aid, Lifeguarding and Title 22.
Possession of or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire, a current CPO/AFO Certificate.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current Associated Students employees who apply for the position.
Additional Salary Information: Associated Students offers excellent benefits to include medical, dental and vision insurance with a generous employer contribution toward the cost. Basic life, AD&D, and long term disability are fully employer paid. Retirement is offered through CalPERS. An employee contribution to this defined benefit plan is required in addition to a significant employer contribution.
About Associated Students of California State University, Chico
Chico State Associated Students at California State University, Chico has an opening for an Aquatics Coordinator at the Wildcat Recreation Center. The Wildcat Recreation Center Pool is an outdoor 25 meter x 25 yard pool with a 25-person hot tub. It is part of a 130,000 sq ft comprehensive student recreation center. The Aquatics Coordinator position is a multi-faceted one with responsibilities in the areas of programming, lifeguards, safety training, and pool room mechanics.
Chico State is a public state university of 17,000 students located about 90 miles north of Sacramento. Chico has much to offer to new residents from a downtown close to campus with many good restaurants, two weekly farmers' markets, mountain biking opportunities and more. Chico is home to Bidwell Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the country. Chico is known as the "City of Trees" and has a robust biking community. Sierra Nevada Brewery, Build.com, and Enloe Hospital are just some of the major employers in town. Finally, Chico is centrally located with easy access to San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, and Oregon.