Aquatics Director

The YMCA of Dane County is Hiring an Aquatics Director at our Madison, Wisconsin, East Branch!
Job Description

AQUATICS DIRECTOR - EAST YMCA

We are seeking a qualified, highly motivated leader to join our team. The YMCA seeks to provide safe, quality programs to meet our member's health and wellness goals. The Aquatics Director will manage all aspects of the aquatic department including the initiation and implementation of new programs, the training, and supervision of staff, the evaluation, and modification of these initiatives.  

EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!

  • AMAZING Retirement Plan
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance
  • Generous Paid Vacation, Personal Days and Sick time programs
  • FREE YMCA Membership 

Join the Y! Where Work Is Play!

The YMCA is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.  We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Qualifications

Position Skills and Experience:

  • Education- Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred.
  • Experience- 3-5 years of professional experience including experience in aquatics, and supervising others, and leading teams.  

The YMCA is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.  We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Essential Functions

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and schedule swim lessons, leagues, and other water classes.
  • Conduct or orchestrate training for lifeguards, swim instructors, & occupancy staff (First Aid, and CPR courses as well as occupancy trainings)
  • Collaborate with Healthy & Wellness on cross-training fitness programs.
  • Communicate all aquatics-related programming and events via social media, online, and through all intra-branch and inter-branch methods available.
  • Develops and monitors program budgets to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Organizes and schedules program registrations.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in the program.
  • Monitor daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local, and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  • Maintain accurate records of staff certifications.
  • Conducts monthly risk management audits and facility inspections.
Required Certifications
  • Certifications- Current CPR, First Aide, Emergency Oxygen, Lifeguard, Lifeguard Instructor and swim lesson instructor certifications.   CPO or POOL certifications are a plus.