The Coordinator of Aquatics & Operations is responsible for the oversight and management of aquatic programs, indoor and outdoor pools, welcome desk, fitness floor and both the aquatic & facility operations staff. This position will manage all aspects of the learn to swim program as well as safety certifications and programming. The Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the management of the natatorium systems and chemicals.
Assist for the management and upkeep of the natatorium, fitness areas and welcome desk.
Hire, train and evaluate graduate assistant, swim instructors, lifeguards, welcome desk and fitness attendants.
Manage all aquatic and safety related programming as it relates to participation, revenue and staffing.
Manage welcome desk operations, equipment checkout, and first aid supply inventory.
Serve as co-chair of risk management committee.
Manage safety trainings, mock emergencies and semesterly audits on behalf of the department.
Manage private swim lessons and swim school group lessons.
Process bi-weekly payroll for direct reports.
Responsible for the preparation, forecasting and monitoring of income and expense budgets as it relates to areas of responsibility.
Responsible for the supervision of part-time employees within scope of program areas.
Evaluate performance and program effectiveness through regular assessment.
Responsible for ensuring areas of responsibility stay in line with current trends.
Responsible for supervision, training and mentoring subordinate staff.
Oversee policies and procedures development for all areas of responsibility.
Manage budget, strategic planning, and assessment as it pertains to the program area.
Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and annual reports, financial and participation reports and equipment inventory reports.
Site Specific Responsibilities:
Collaborate with UPD on emergency action plans and trainings.
Maintain professional certifications; serve as a resource for aquatics.
Schedule, coordinate, and/or instruct all safety training courses (WSI, Lifeguard, and CPR/First Aid/AED) for department staff and recreation center patrons
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required.
At least two years of aquatic or facility experience preferred.
Experience working in a collegiate/community recreation environment, strong communication and presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience within aquatics.
Knowledge of standard practices and demonstrated experience in recreational sports.
Leadership and supervisory abilities.
Ability to work as part of, and, lead a team that collaborates effectively with colleagues.
Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm.
Analytical skills to: identify problems, assess alternatives, and render consistent, logical decisions.
Ability to thrive in an environment that values high expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle choices.
Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification (or willing to obtain).
Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA Instructor certification (or willing to obtain).
Current CPO/AFO certification (or willing to obtain).
Current LGI & WSI certifications (or willing to obtain).
Some knowledge of HR theories and best practices in recruitment and staff development.
Basic accounting knowledge; capability of understanding budgets.
Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving information or instructions.
CENTERS is an equal opportunity employer.
Internal Number: 2020-2424
About CENTERS at the Jacksonville State University
CENTERS is a management company that specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver exceptional customer service. Since 1998, Centers remains the first and only mission centric organization committed to student development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients. Centers is currently operating campus recreation centers at ten universities/colleges within the United States.