Aquatic Director

Looking for a dynamic aquatic professional at our Lampeter-Strasburg Branch!
Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Aquatic Director intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined while also managing high-quality, member-focused aquatics programs.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or equivalent experience required

·         Three years related experience preferred (e.g., as an aquatics coordinator or supervisor)

·         Supervisory experience strongly preferred

·         Current Certified Pool Operator (CPO) strgonly preferred or willingness to obtain; PA Pesticide Applicator (obtained within three months of hire); CPR, First Aid, AED certification

·         Completion of YMCA trainings and trainer certifications, YMCA Team Leader certification preferred

·         Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions
  • Ensures programs and services meet community needs including supervising existing program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community as needed. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations and conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  • Recruits and hires diverse staff and volunteer teams across multiple dimensions of diversity. Onboards and develops them for success.
  • Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  •  Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  •  Manages the program, including developing and monitoring the program budget to meet fiscal objectives; compiling program statistic to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in program; securing and scheduling the pool facilities; and creating and scheduling the classes, practices and meets.
  • Be knowledgeable, able to articulate and support the YMCA Annual Support Campaign. 
  • Participates in staff meetings and/or related meetings that are required on the branch and association level.


Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

·         Communication & Influence

·         Developing Self & Others

·         Engaging Community