YMCA of Mankato
Tandy Family YMCA
Under the direction of the Program Director, and consistent with the Christian mission of the YMCA, the Aquatics Director leads the administration policies, procedures and programs of the branch relating to Aquatics. This position leads all aquatics team members and is ultimately responsible for swimming pools and aquatic safety as well as pool maintenance and upkeep. The director is responsible for team member supervision, budget accountability, fundraising accountability, member involvement and program development, delivery and evaluation responsibility. Key ingredients for a successful department include programs and services that are values-centered and mission-driven in an environment that is centered on member service.
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and
perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to
another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an
openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.