The Office of Recreation & Wellness at Butler University has an opening for an Assistant Director of Recreation & Wellness, Aquatics & Operations. This is a full-time position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the overall management of day to day activities and programs associated with the Health & Recreation Complex (HRC) operations, aquatics, and risk areas including usage policies, facility scheduling, rental agreements, special events, facility repair/maintenance, security and access systems, and pre-event planning, and serving as the HRC liaison with various contractors, among others.
Recruit, hire, and train lifeguard, swim instructor staff, building supervisors, control desk supervisors, and operations intern.
Assist with membership coordination for 4000 students and approximately 600 non-student members including customer service, database management, membership registration, membership policy, and locker room management.
Operate, promote, and market programs associated with the HRC aquatics area.
Contribute to BU|BeWell by coordinating programs and services for students that advance an intentionally-inclusive campus community.
Collaborate with campus partners to insure effectiveness of aquatic center mechanical equipment and the use of best practice for facility maintenance and upkeep.
Risk Prevention and Preparedness Manager - supervise the Risk Coordinator; certification and program offering decisions; equipment decisions and ordering; ensure RPP campaign is marketed as wellness in collaboration with the Marketing Coordinator; communication with campus partners
Oversee fiscal budget for Aquatics and Operations.
Website management for Aquatics and Operations
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Bachelor's Degree required, master's degree preferred - in sport management, administration, recreation or related field
Experience - 2 years in Aquatics as a pool manager and operating swim/aquatic programs.
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard/CPR-Pro/AED, FA, Water Safety Instructor Certifications Required
Advanced skill levels in Certified Pool Operations, ability to train life guards and swim instructors, current knowledge of pool operations and aquatic programming, knowledge and understanding of local health codes and compliance, student development theory, and other related expertise.
Current LGI-T, WSI-T, CPO (within 90 days) preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills, plus demonstrated knowledge of the use and application of social media.
Demonstrated cultural competence; proven effectiveness in serving the needs of a diverse campus community.
Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
Internal Number: 493304
About Butler University
Butler University is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and was founded in 1855. Primarily a liberal arts institution, Butler has an enrollment of approximately 4800 students. The Health and Recreation Complex (www.butler.edu/hrc) houses Recreation & Wellness, Health Services, Counseling Services, and Health Promotion. Recreation & Wellness prides itself on student development, professional development, comprehensive and progressive programming, creativity, and a dynamic and ever-changing work environment.