Aquatics Director

The Family YMCA of Emporia-Greensville is seeking an Aquatics Director for a brand new aquatics center!
Job Description

The Aquatics Director will be responsbile for overseeing the daily operations of our brand new aquatics center.  Supervising staff, implementing programming, and developing positive relationships with members and the community are key responsibilites.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent experience preferred   
  • Two or more years supervisory experience in an aquatic program preferred
  • Ability to train and certify staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions of position
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations
  • Previous YMCA experience preferred
Essential Functions
  • Directs and ensures programs and services meet community needs to include supervising program activities, establishing new program activities, and expanding the program within the community.
  • 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.
  • Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pool, to include testing and recording of pool chemicals.
  • Recruits, hires, and trains aquatics staff.
  • Onboards and develops staff for success.
  • Develops and implements program of certification, training, and in-service training for all aquatics staff.  Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  • Conducts lifeguard and swim instructor training for staff.
  • Manages collaborations with outside agencies using the aquatics center.
  • Assists in the development of the program budget.
  • Compiles program statistics to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of and participation in aquatics programs. 
  • Monitors and maintains inventories of pool equipment and supplies.
  • Schedules the pool facilities. 
Required Certifications

·         First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer 

·         Emergency Oxygen Administration certification

·         American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor/Trainer

·         YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor/Trainer

·         Certified Pool Operator