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Aquatics Director

Company: The National Council of Young Men's Christian Asso
Location: Wilson
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

We are searching for a passionate individual to join our team.This is a great opportunity to work in a brand-new state-of-the-art facility! Job Description The Foundation YMCA is now hiring an Aquatics Director. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a brand-new state-of-the-art facility located right in the heart of Historic Downtown Wilson. The Foundation YMCA opened in late Summer 22' with two brand new indoor swimming pools (an 8-lane competitive size pool and a 2-lane warm water recreational size pool). Take advantage of this full-time position with great benefits. The Aquatics Director is responsible for developing, organizing, and implementing high-quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs. In addition, every position in the Foundation YMCA is responsible for upholding the principles that are central to our mission by modeling behaviors that exemplify the four pillars of character - caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent preferred and/or 4-5 years of related experience.
  • Proven ability to attract, lead, motivate and retain quality staff.
  • Ability to work in collaboration with community partners.
  • Experienced and passionate about creating and fostering communities and relationship-building through programs.
  • Possess a high level of initiative and superior communication skills and presence to effectively manage the staff, programs, and schedule of the department.
  • Proven track record in developing new programs as well as reviewing and enhancing existing programs that are both fiscally viable and effective.
  • Demonstrate initiative, effectively prioritize, and possess strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills.
  • Requires a positive attitude, high level of professionalism and enjoys working in and creating a strong team environment.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Certifications preferred or required within 90 days of hire include CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification, YMCA Lifeguarding or Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPO, Lifeguard Instructor, WSI/Y Instruction.
  • Lifeguard Trainer Preferred(Required within one year of hire)
  • Preferred previous experience in coaching swim teams or swim lessons Essential Functions
    • Oversees and coordinates the recruitment, training, scheduling, certification, and performance of employees in the department; supervises the day-to-day activities of staff.
    • Oversees and coordinates the administration of all Aquatics areas, including scheduling of facility operations, rentals, and contract management.
    • Oversees the maintenance of the pools, including chemistry, climate control, cleanliness, and related maintenance. Ensures pools are compliant with all local, state, and national requirements and current on all necessary certifications required for operation. (The Foundation YMCA has an Automated BECS Chemical Feed System for both pools.)
    • Responsible for recruitment of new members and participants through innovative aquatic programming that reflects the mission of current and future programs. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
    • Participates in and teaches aquatic and safety certification training sessions, as necessary.
    • Participates in the development of annual operating budgets and is accountable for budget expectations and outcomes of the aquatics department.
    • Develops and maintains records of operational facility usage; monitors and maintains inventories of pool equipment and supplies.
    • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task-forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies for the Y.
    • Attends all staff meetings and training as required.
    • Conducts Lifeguard and CPR/AED courses for Members, Staff, and Community.
    • Maintains a current Certified Pool Operator's license.
    • Serves as part of the Leadership Team which includes working evenings and weekends outside of regularly scheduled time in Aquatics.
    • Assist in YMCA fundraising activities and special events.
    • Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints promptly.
    • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
    • Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance, and support.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Keywords: The National Council of Young Men's Christian Asso, Wilson , Aquatics Director, Executive , Wilson, North Carolina

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