The Aquatics Coordinator will report to the Assistant Director for Aquatics and Risk Management and provide leadership and management for the aquatics program area ensuring safe and effective program delivery to the university community that include open recreation opportunities, children and adult swim lesson program, health and safety classes, and special events. Duties include but are not limited to: creating and managing wage and operating budgets, training and supervising student staff, teaching health and safety training courses, providing outstanding customer service for program participants, creating educational material for staff and patrons, and improving the existing aquatics program. This position works as part of a professional team that collaborates effectively with colleagues in the department and across the university.
Personnel Supervision – 50% - Essential Recruits, selects, hires, trains, and supervises a graduate assistant, program supervisors, lifeguards, swim instructors, and health and safety instructors. Plans and conducts continuing education/training meetings for all reporting staff. Have sensitivity toward ethical conduct, morale, political and social issues and discipline while attending to the management of employees. Create, encourage and support professional development opportunities for staff, including professional association involvement, training programs and individual mentoring.
Program Coordination & Development – 30% - Essential Designs and administers operational procedures for aquatic/instructional programs. Provide leadership, coordination, and implementation for health and safety, and swim lesson programs. Conduct formal assessment and evaluation annually of aquatic/instructional programs. Assist the Assistant Director with the department's emergency and safety trainings. Provide assistance during departmental special events and assists central office personnel.
Administrative – 20% - Marginal Prepares, forecasts and monitors annual revenue, operating and wage budgets. Consults with Assistant Director on appropriate programmatic, budgetary, and policy matters. Ensure the completion of appropriate assessment data. Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork, customer service, and continuous individual and departmental improvement. Perform other duties as assigned by senior leadership.
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