The Senior Coordinator position is an integral part of the Recreational Sports Aquatics area and reports directly to the Assistant Director for Aquatics. This staff member will participate in the programming and daily operations of the Ramsey Student Center Natatorium (open 110+ hours per week) and support academic classes, varsity swimming and diving team activities, student recreational programming and special events. Primary duties include recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling and supervising a staff of 75 to 100 lifeguards and aquatics instructors; developing and managing revenue-producing aquatic programs; and assisting with the department’s safety training and emergency action plans. This employee will also work with one graduate assistant and a full-time maintenance employee. Additionally, this person assists with providing overall leadership for the Recreational Sports staff in the development and implementation of recreational programs and services for the University of Georgia community.
The Department of Recreational Sports at the University of Georgia is part of the Division of Student Affairs. The department offers a comprehensive array of programs and services and is housed in the Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, one of the largest recreation centers in the United States. Founded in 1785, UGA is a comprehensive land and sea grant institution located in Athens, Georgia with 40,118 students (Fall 2021 enrollment) and 10,397 employees (as of October 2021). The university is composed of 18 academic schools and colleges, and offers more than 800 registered student organizations. UGA was ranked No. 16 on US News & World Report's 2022-2023 "Top Public Schools."