Aquatic Director

Aquatic Director frull time at the Cranston YMCA
Job Description

Responsible for planning, development, fiscal management, administration of complete YMCA swim program. The position includes supervision of indoor pool, along with hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating program. 

Reports To: Executive Director

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Education and/or Experience: 

Bachelor's Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university, or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. 

Certifications / Training:

Maintain current certification in the following:

  • YMCA Lifeguard Certification
  • YMCA Swim Instructor Certification
  • YMCA Swim Trainer Certification
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • PALS - Principles of Aquatics Leadership 
Essential Functions

Essential Duties: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Ensure national quality standards are met or exceeded in all program areas.
  • Directly supervises the lifeguards and lifeguard trainer staff.
  • Oversee pool schedules
  • Plan and implement aquatic emergency drills.
  • Work cooperatively with Association Branch staff regarding teen and community programs.
  • Develop written goals and objectives annually that align with branch results in areas of program and membership.
  • Attend appropriate meeting and trainings.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate all staff under your direct supervision in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Keep staff schedule complete and current.
  • Interviews and hire new staff.
  • Observe swim instructors and team staff to assure program quality on a regular schedule.
  • Communicate with instructors and team staff in a caring and professional manner.
  • Timesheet check and verification of hours worked by staff.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of programs.
  • Instruct lessons as needed.
  • Lifeguard as needed.
  • Communicate with member/parents of concerns, changes, credits or transfers.
  • Develop new programs to ensure that programs are reflecting the needs of the community.
  • Responsible for regular inspection of equipment and to follow up with maintenance should repairs be needed.
  • Monitor phone calls, e-mails and return messages in a timely manner.
  • Plan yearly budget and monitor monthly reports.
  • Provide supervisor with appropriate information to prepare annual report.
  • Keep up with all of the YMCA's safety policies and procedures.
  • Other responsibilities as determined by your supervisor
  • Follow and enforce all relevant Association and Branch policies.
  • Exemplify the YMCA character development principles at all times.

 

Required Certifications

Certifications / Training: 

Maintain current certification in the following:

  • YMCA Lifeguard Certification
  • YMCA Swim Instructor Certification
  • YMCA Swim Trainer Certification
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • PALS - Principles of Aquatics Leadership