Senior Aquatics Operations Director- Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA

Join the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA Leadership Team!
Job Description

Located in sunny Florida, the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA offers an ideal location with beautiful weather affording a desirable setting for an active outdoor lifestyle year-round. Tampa is located close to many of the top beaches in Florida, world-class theme parks and numerous state parks within driving distance. The city’s culture is ethnically diverse with strong Latin roots and the Y serves many different communities within the area. Florida also offers a low cost of living and is one of very few states that has no state income tax.

The Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA is a forward thinking growth oriented organization with a culture that nurtures and develops talent providing great benefits and a competitive salary including:

·        12% employer-funded fully vested retirement plan after two years of services

·        403(b) savings plan from day one

·        excellent, yet affordable health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance

·        complimentary YMCA family membership with program discounts

·        generous paid time off package with a minimum of 27 days

·        employee assistance program for all employees

·        other discounts with local companies

To learn more about the Tampa Metropolitan Area YMCA, click HERE.

The Tampa Y is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

Through our network of 27 outdoor swimming pools, and countless community pools, the Tampa Y Aquatic Team is among the strongest in the Nation.  Our Aquatic Directors enjoy wide latitude to deliver instructional, recreational, and competitive programs that match their community.   Our Program Leadership celebrates entrepreneurship and candidates looking to build their career through creative programing look no further.   Utilizing the Red Cross lifeguarding program and the YMCA Swim Lesson Program, the Tampa Y has the right blend of curriculum to meet the needs of all sectors of our aquatic community.   With a nationally ranked Association Swim Team and 12 regional swim teams coupled with 20,000 swim lessons a year, the Tampa Y wants to help you build your aquatics career.   Additionally, the Tampa Y celebrates certifications for all levels of our aquatic teams!  With 5 Water Safety Instructor Trainers, multiple National Faculty Members, and dozens of trainers, the Tampa Y can help you achieve your certification goals.  Our aquatic leadership is given the framework to be best in class along with the freedom to bring their entrepreneurial spirit to grow our swim lesson programs and other programming to support community needs. We are excited to grow the aquatics team and are looking for the very best team members to grow with us.


To learn more about the aquatics leadership career opportunities, click on the application link. 


Critical areas of expertise include: leading others and working in teams, highly organized program management, delivering and managing programs focusing on quality, proven results in growth in programs, successfully overseeing part-time/full-time teams and interviewing, hiring and onboarding associates.

Essential Functions
  • Program Quality and Growth
  • Aquatics Operations
  • Member Engagement Retention
  • Team Leadership
  • Safety and Retention

Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.