Representatives from Utah State University Campus Recreation will be in attendance at the 2019 NIRSA Annual Conference in Boston. If you are interested in the position and would like to set up a meet and greet to learn more about Utah State University and the position, please reach out to Daniel Lawrence at Daniel.Lawrence@usu.edu or Chase Ellis at Chase.Ellis@usu.edu
The Department of Campus Recreation within the Division of Student Affairs at Utah State University seeks a positive, collaborative, and dynamic individual to join our team as our Coordinator of Aquatics and Safety. Reporting directly to the Assistant Director of Fitness, Wellness, and Aquatics, the Coordinator of Aquatics and Safety is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and daily operations of all aspects of the Utah State University Aquatic programs, Aquatic facilities, and special events. This position also oversees all safety and operations of the Aquatic center, HPER Building, Service Desk and support areas. This individual will be a key team member of the Campus Recreation Department, which provides aquatic programs, club sports, fitness/wellness, intramurals, outdoor recreation, special events, extramurals, and collaborative programs.
Provide leadership and oversee the development and operation to all aquatic programming and staffing including; a comprehensive Learn-to-Swim program, Health and Safety courses, special events, lifeguard and safety operations, and Customer Service operations.
Develops policies and procedures for all Aquatics programming and safety protocols. This includes establishing goals, objectives, and priorities for staff.
Compile, prepare, and maintain records for Aquatics such as budgets, participation numbers, injuries, incident reports, certifications, revenue reports, etc.
Oversee collection and deposits of funds, analyzes revenues, and recommends fees and charges.
Monitors all contracts and MOU's pertaining to the Aquatic center
Develop policies and procedures manuals and a comprehensive staff training program for Lifeguarding, Learn-to-Swim, Customer Service Attendants, and Facility Supervisors.
Responsible for inventory, purchasing, and maintaining Aquatics equipment.
Assist in the development and implementation of Risk Management protocols for Campus Recreation and others using Campus Recreation facilities.
Serve as the University's liaison for the American Red Cross, including serving as the University's Authorized Provider.
Responsible for the maintenance of departmental AED's, staff CPR courses, and certification management for Campus Recreation.
Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluation of an Aquatics and Safety Graduate Assistant, Aquatics Manager, Aquatic Leads, HPER Building Supervisors, Customer Service Attendants, Head Lifeguards, Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Health & Safety course Instructors and other support staff.
Research, develop, monitor, and adhere to the Aquatics and HPER building budgets.
Oversee Aquatics and HPER payroll, tracking, and approvals.
Research & Assessment
Evaluate all Aquatics programs and services to determine overall effectiveness and satisfaction to decide on possible changes as deemed appropriate.
Assist in the development and implementation of Aquatics research and assessment agenda to include development of student and program learning outcomes.
Assist the Assistant Director in program assessment and annual reporting.
Prepare written communications such as monthly reports, annual reports, participation statistics, etc.
Actively participate on a variety of Aggie Recreation Center, Campus Recreation and University committees as assigned.
Work evening and weekends when necessary regarding Aquatics reservations and special events.
Understand and represent the mission and vision of Utah State University Campus Recreation Department and USU Student Affairs.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Utah State University is an AA/EO Employer and encourages gender and ethnic diversity.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a major in sports management, recreation administration, physical education, kinesiology/exercise science, business administration, or a related field.
Equivalent of one-year full-time professional level experience or two-years as Graduate Assistant managing and developing aquatics programming and aquatic facilities during which time the applicant has acquired and demonstrated the ability to perform the essential duties of the position.
• Cross Lifeguard • Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (required within six months of hire)
Demonstrate knowledge of the following:
• Administration • Personnel • Organizational Management • Budgeting • Computer hardware/software operation • Principles of superior customer service • Effective marketing
Demonstrate ability to do the following:
• Interpret and apply university, Aggies Recreation Center, Campus Recreation, and USU rules, regulations, policies and procedures • Establish programmatic goals, facilitate change, and implement innovative programs and services • Oversee the work of others • Coordinate the timely completion of multiple tasks • Work independently under general supervision • Work as a part of a team to reach set goals • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing • Generate and follow verbal and written instructions • Provide excellent customer service • Adapt to changes in the work environment • Work effectively in a multicultural environment • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
• Work varying hours including early mornings, late evenings, and weekends
• Master's degree in related field • Two or more years of professional experience managing Aquatics programming in a collegiate recreation setting • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Trainer certification • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer • Certified Special Needs Swim Instructor certification- Swim Angelfish • Designated Aquatic Professional- Association of Aquatic Professionals
• Active involvement in NIRSA – Leaders in Collegiate Recreation • Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional
Additional Salary Information: Please visit https://hr.usu.edu/benefits/index for full benefit information.
Annual leave is earned at the rate of 1.83 days per month or 22 days per year for eligible faculty and exempt staff on fiscal year appointments (12 months).
Sick Leave is accrued at the rate of one day per month or 12 days per year.
All employees on fiscal year base appointments earn 12 paid holidays per year.
For all employees new to Utah State University, 14.2% of your annual gross earnings will be deposited into a 401(a) retirement account. You may choose TIAA or Fidelity Investments or both, as your retirement program.
Health Care Benefits:
USU works with Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer 2 medical networks and 3 medical insurance plans to choose from.
USU works with Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer a dental plan to all benefit eligible employees.
Internal Number: E1900827
About Utah State University
The Department of Campus Recreation at Utah State University is housed in the Division of Student Affairs and is one of the most dynamic growing departments on campus. Home to 16 professional staff members and seven graduate assistants, Campus Recreation strives to serve the students with top notch programs and services. With a state-of-the-art facility opened in November 2015, included three basketball courts, three levels of cardio and weight training, a climbing and bouldering wall, two sand volleyball courts, two outdoor basketball courts. The Aggie Legacy Field is 154,000 square feet of synthetic playable surface including two flag football fields, two softball fields, soccer field, rugby pitch, lacrosse field, and ultimate frisbee. Campus Recreation also manages the HPER Building and Fieldhouse which includes six racquetball courts, four basketball courts, two pools, weight training and cardio loft. This is an exciting time to join the Utah State University Campus Recreation team as we continue to grow our programs and develop our students into future leaders.