As a professional within the Campus Recreation Department, this position is responsible for Aquatics programs and facilities. The Coordinator is expected to utilize a student development approach when coaching student participants and staff. The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that risk management policies and protocols are followed.
Provide leadership in coordinating Aquatic programs, to include: 1. Assist in all Campus Recreation aquatic activities (informal recreation, fitness programs, Red Cross programs, intramural sports, outdoor adventures, and sport clubs). 2. Coordinate with the Varsity Women’s Swim Team Coach and the Department of Kinesiology to schedule practices, competitions, and academic classes. 3. Coordinate all aspects of hosting rental groups (set up/scheduling, supervision, housekeeping, equipment usage, and invoices/billing). 4. Develop and coordinate community programs (swim lessons, parties, etc).
Provide leadership in managing Swazey Indoor Pool and UNH Outdoor Pool, to include: 1. Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate aquatic staff. 2. Create/update staff manuals, job descriptions and staff expectations. 3. Monitor the pool systems, reporting hazards or unsafe conditions to proper authorities, while maintaining up to date records of water treatment, general maintenance records and all facility maintenance requests. 4. Inventory and maintain equipment, recommend/purchase equipment. 5. Collaborate with other departments to renovating and upgrading aquatic facilities. 6. Maintain policies and procedures in accordance with all affected groups including athletics/ athletic training usage, ADAcompliance, DES state regulations, national regulations/health codes, and fire codes. Create appropriate signage in pool area.
Additional administrative duties include: 1. Maximize use of resources including funding, personnel (both within Campus Recreation and within UNH), materials, facilities and time. 2. Collaborate with marketing staff on marketing efforts. 3. Serve on Campus Recreation and aquatic related committees. 4. Provide leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans. Gather, interpret, and prepare data for studies, reports and recommendations. 5. Participate in professional development opportunities. 6. Other duties as assigned.
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.
1. Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or related field, with a Master’s preferred.
2. Three to four years of aquatic management and recreational programming experience required, with 2 years of supervisory experience included.
3. CPO or AFO certification required within 6 months of hire.
4. American Red Cross LGIT, WSIT, and CPRI certifications preferred.
5. Strong communication and supervisory skills.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
Internal Number: PS1014FY19
About University of New Hampshire
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston, 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 14,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and a shared spirit of inquiry.