Job Title: Full-time Aquatics Manager at Rider University

Overall responsibility is supervising all UAM staff in both facilities, which include the Student Recreation Center and Coppola Pool. Primary responsibility is recruiting, supervising, scheduling and training the lifeguard team, conducting facility safety checks, and communicating staff and equipment needs to facility management. Secondary responsibilities are to oversee the staff in the Student Recreation Center and manage the facility to ensure all building policies are being upheld and all programs are run efficiently. 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge and application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • The ability to instruct, assign, supervise and evaluate lifeguards in the performance of their duties.
  • An understanding of facility characteristics, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Leadership and public relations skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • The ability to identify hazards and unsafe practices and to make suitable recommendations for minimizing or eliminating those hazards.

Preferred Experience:

  • Several years or seasons of lifeguarding experience


  • Several years of management experience with a knowledge of lifeguarding principles


  • Ensuring the safety of the facility patrons and lifeguard team
  • Supervising and training the lifeguard team
  • Supervising the daily facility safety inspection

Responsible to:

  • UAM general manager

Job Type: Full-time