The Department of Recreation and Wellness at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Coordinator, Operations and Aquatics (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will design, implement, manage, and evaluate the operations and programming of the JC Scrap Chandler Pool and the Student Recreation Center. This position will also oversee risk management for the Student Recreation Center (SRC) with specialized training and attention to detail. The responsibilities associated with the position are critically important to the success of the operation of the Recreation and Wellness department and the Student Recreation Center (SRC). The aquatic activities and facilities serve as important components of the college experience for many students, faculty and staff members of the ODU community. This position is also responsible for maintaining current certifications and continuing education related to the recreation field as well as maintaining relationships with both internal and external stockholders such as ODU Athletics and contracted groups.
Required Education: Master’s degree in recreation administration, higher education administration, sports management, or related field or a bachelor’s degree in the areas previously indicated along with experience equivalent to an advanced degree (undergraduate and/or graduate experience can be considered as experience).
Required Qualifications: First Aid, CPR and AED certifications required or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. Possession of or ability to acquire a valid Virginia State driver’s license. Demonstrated experience in aquatics management, facility operations and programming. Strong background in risk assessment and risk management, particularly as it relates to aquatic facility management and activities. Demonstrated experience with American Red Cross water safety programs and educational requirements. Excellent organizational, management, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other individuals and departments on campus and in the surrounding community. Demonstrable computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and/or graphic software programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a University or collegiate setting.
Internal Number: FP409A
About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is Virginia's forward-focused, public doctoral research university for high-performing students from around the world who want a rigorous academic experience in a fast-paced and profoundly multi-cultural community.
With an enrollment of more than 24,000 students, the university offers 70 bachelor's, 54 master's and 42 doctoral degree programs and 2 educational specialists degrees. ODU's eminent scholarship and innovative and engaging teaching foster nationally recognized programs. A determined entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving drives cutting-edge research and strategic partnerships with government, business, industry, organizations, and the arts.
In addition to its 185-acre main campus in Norfolk, Old Dominion operates higher education centers in Hampton, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth. The University also offers over 100 academic programs through a thriving distance learning network.
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