Aquatics Director

Hockomock Area YMCA is hiring an Aquatics Director for the Invensys Foxboro Branch!
Job Description

The Aquatics Director is responsible for planning, development, fiscal management, and administration of the YMCA swim program.  The position includes supervision and management of the branch’s indoor and outdoor pool, as well as managing lifeguard staff at town beaches. The position ensures safety standards are met and staff is educated relative to these standards.

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university
  • Prior Aquatics management experience, preferably in a Y environment
  • Strong relationship building skills and supervisory skills
  • Well organized
  • Experience with budget management
  • Prior Lifeguard and/or Swim Instructor experience
  • Ability to problem-solve in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • 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
  • Ensures national quality standards are met or exceeded in all program areas
  • Directly supervises the Lifeguards and Swim Instructors
  • Oversees pool and staff schedules
  • Plans and implements aquatic emergency drills
  • Works cooperatively with Association Branch staff regarding youth and community programs
  • Develops written goals and objectives annually that align with branch results in areas of program and membership
  • Attends Association and Branch meetings and trainings
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates all Aquatics staff in a consistent and timely manner
  • Observes Swim Instructors to assure program quality on a regular schedule
  • Communicates with staff in a caring and professional manner
  • Maintains current working knowledge of programs
  • Instructs lessons or lifeguards, as needed
  • Communicates with members/parents regarding concerns, changes, credits, or transfers in a professional manner
  • Develops new programs to ensure that programs reflect the needs of the community
  • Responsible for regular inspection of equipment, and partnering with maintenance should repairs be needed
  • Monitors phone calls, e-mails, and return messages in a timely manner
  • Plans yearly budget and monitors monthly reports
  • Provides management with appropriate information for preparation of annual report
  • Ongoing learning and implementation of YMCA's safety policies and procedures
  • Follows and enforces all relevant Association and Branch policies
  • Exemplifies the YMCA character development principles at all times
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive or Associate Executive Director