Full benifits package including Health and Retirement benefits
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 10002277
Under the direct supervision of UMBC Senior Associate Athletic Director, Recreation and Physical Education and the UMBC Varsity Head Coach, the Assistant Director, Aquatics facilitates the pursuits, events and communications of all primary facility user groups.
Overall, working with the primary facility users, the Assistant Director (Aquatics Lead) will lead the development of a successful, engaging and diverse aquatics community. Ongoing, daily responsibilities of Assistant Director are to oversee the execution of all activities leading toward the success of the primary user community. Staff management, logistical and organizational problem solving, and maintaining a clean and functioning facility are essential.
Note: at the direction of the UMBC Athletics Director, the Assistant Director (Aquatics Lead) is responsible for the coordination and scheduling of all UMBC-only aquatic facility use activities, events, and for general upkeep and maintenance.
Fiscal and budgetary management of UMBC only aquatic operations including creating and maintaining departmental budgets, forecasts, and financial reports as needed. Oversee an up to date inventory of all equipment, materials and supplies; review and approve all purchases for the department.
Organize, plan and maintain complete familiarity with all risk management procedures and policies.
Monitor daily pool operations to adhere to all state and local health and safety regulations.
Maintain program area and equipment in an orderly, clean and safe condition; report any irregularities to maintenance personnel.
Keep an up to date inventory on all equipment, materials and supplies.
Serve as a member of the aquatic management team performing specific duties that support the overall success of branch operations.
Communicate information promptly to all department leadership and departmental staff.
Attend applicable training and conferences to further professional development.
Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule and manage a high performing staff.
Develop strategies to provide support and motivation to staff for the achievement of goals and retention.
Review and evaluate staff performance.
Develop strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
Maintain staff retention through positive reinforcement and support.
Ensure adequate lifeguard coverage of all pools during operating hours.
Responsible for safety drills/audits, monthly documented staff meetings/development and training.
Ensures staff certification records are current and fulfill all in-service standards.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree
Two years of experience in college athletics or recreation, aquatics facility operations and management or related area.
Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certificate
CPR & First Aid Certified
Life guard instructor certification (Must obtain within first 120 days of employment)
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