Aquatics Director

Seeking a motivated, enthusiastic leader to serve as Aquatics Director to create, implement and supervise aquatics activities and programs!
Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic leader to serve as Aquatics Director, creating, implementing and supervising our aquatics activities and programs.


Candidates must have at least two years of aquatics management experience, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and demonstrate the ability to successfully create and run programs, and build relationships with members and staff. Attention to detail and leadership skills are essential in this role. A Bachelor's degree is preferred, and applicants must be flexible and able to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.

Essential Functions

The Aquatics Director will be responsible for staff development, program enhancement, and member engagement. The Director will oversee our swim lesson program, supervise and schedule lifeguards, manage our water exercise schedule and instructors, and ensure the cleanliness and safety of our pool.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this by providing programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs focus on our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is committed to access, inclusion and engagement for all. At the Y we recognize, appreciate and value all dimensions of diversity and the ways that our communities are unique. We seek to engage and connect diverse populations in a welcoming environment focused on building bridges towards empathy and equity. As an employer, the Y is focused on recruiting energetic professionals, encouraging work-life balance, and providing opportunities for growth and development. Our employees embody our brand behaviors of honest, caring, respect and responsibility.

Required Certifications

Applicants must have current CPR-Pro, AED, First Aid, 02, and YMCA/Red Cross/Ellis lifeguard certifications. YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor certification and experience are preferred. Trainer-level and water fitness certifications are desired, but not required.

**All applicants MUST provide copies of current certifications with applications. Please upload your certifications along with your resume.*