The Coordinator reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation/Fitness and Aquatics. The Coordinator is responsible for the supervision and training of aquatic student team members, managing the daily operations, schedule, preventative maintenance and risk management procedures pertaining to both the indoor and outdoor pools. This position leads and facilitates instructional programs to include learn-to-swim, and health and safety courses.
Assists the Director of Campus Recreation in the operation and administration of a multi-faceted recreation program.
Assists in the overall planning, organization, and assessment of aquatic programming to be inclusive of annual goals and objectives. Coordinate, schedule and supervise assigned programming and special events.
Develops, maintains, and supervises the daily work functions and staff schedule in program delivery based on aquatic programming needs and other Fitness, Intramural Sports, Sport Club and Outdoor Adventure programming that occurs in the pools, including payroll reports.
Serves as the direct supervisor to a team of about 30 students, requiring a student-first approach to supervision.
Conducts comprehensive monthly in-service training program for Lifeguards, including on-going feedback pertaining to skill development and written performance appraisals. Assists in the management of Graduate Assistants or practicum students as assigned.
Develops and coordinates maintenance schedules, pump room records, and safety records to maintain proper operation and maintenance of aquatic facilities to meet or exceed State Health Regulations, National Standards or accepted practices in the operation of aquatic facilities.
Leads maintenance staff, guard staff or perform general daily, weekly, monthly and annual maintenance, repair and cleaning related to all systems, equipment and peripherals required to contain, circulate, filter, heat and sanitize pool water.
Manages the learn-to-swim program and health and safety classes to include scheduling and performance evaluations of water safety and lifeguarding instructors, coordinate and instruct American Red Cross certification classes. Maintain records and inventory for emergency training equipment including AEDs and first aid supplies.
Assists in administrative tasks to include policy and procedure development, budget preparation (tracking and reconciling on monthly and annual basis, and projections), risk management policies and emergency procedures, list serv management, and monthly and weekly participation data.
Assists in evaluating, updating, and revising all manuals, handbooks, waivers, and informed consent forms, team member personnel files (performance appraisals, performance coaching memos, and certification logs) and aquatic policies and procedures.
Assists in the management of participant records and documentation for aquatic programs and ensure confidentiality and proper documentation of learn to swim, and health and safety courses.
Coordinates equipment, supplies, and chemical purchasing following university purchasing procedures and maintain inventory for the Aquatic Program along with the coordination of hazardous materials handling and disposal procedures with Environmental Health and Safety.
Collaborates with marketing staff to identify and develop marketing strategies and promotional efforts to educate campus community about aquatics programming and special events.
Actively serve on the Department’s Risk Management Committee.
Creates a welcoming environment that promotes well-being, diversity, civility, safety, quality and excellence.
Builds effective relationships with various departments across campus.
Performs other duties as assigned related to the organizations vision, mission and values.
DEGREE, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions
One year of aquatics programming experience
Ability to delegate tasks as appropriate
Supervisory or related transferable skills
ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Master’s Degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Exercise Science/Physiology or related field
Graduate Assistant experience in collegiate recreation programming
2 years of direct experience with:
Student personnel supervision at the collegiate recreation level
Implementation and management of aquatics programs
Certified Pool Operator (CPO)
Certified Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
Certified Lifeguard Instructor (LGI)
Water Safety Instructor Trainer (WSIT)
Lifeguard Instructor Trainer (LGIT)
Knowledge of State Health Regulations and/or National Standards of aquatic facilities operations
CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIRED:
American Red Cross Instructor training for First Aid/CPR/AED, Blood borne Pathogen (or can become obtained after hire)
American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
Priority close date is August 8th, 2021.
Additional Salary Information: Applicants must apply through UNCW's HR Website. No applications submitted through Bluefishjobs will be considered.
Internal Number: 8086
About University of North Carolina Wilmington Campus Recreation
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.
A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.
The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned
UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.