Assistant Director - Aquatics and Safety
Posted on: June 7, 2021
CENTERS is a management company that
specializes in campus recreation. We partner with universities to
manage their departments, facilities, finances, and deliver
exceptional customer service. Since 1998, CENTERS remains the first
and only mission centric organization committed to student
development and departmental excellence on behalf of its clients.
CENTERS is currently operating university campus recreation centers
at ten site locations within the United States.
The Assistant Director of Aquatics is
responsible for the oversight and management of the Marshall
Recreation Center Natatorium including scheduling of pool,
management of staff, program development and pool operation
oversight. This position will oversee the management of the learn
to swim program as well as safety certifications and
Recruit, hire, train, schedule and evaluate
Assist with the mechanical and chemical
Oversee aquatic and safety related
programming as it relates to participation, revenue and
Serve as co-chair of risk management
Manage safety trainings, mock emergencies
and semesterly audits on behalf of the department.
Manage the department certification
database as it relates to operational and program
Responsible for the management and
inventory of all aquatic equipment and supplies.
Responsible for all policies and procedures
for aquatic areas and programs.
Revise marketing publications and handbooks
for all program areas.
Evaluate performance and program
Other duties as assigned.
- Responsible for the preparation, forecasting and monitoring of
income and expense budgets as it relates to areas of
- Responsible for the supervision of part-time employees within
scope of program areas.
- Evaluate performance and program effectiveness through regular
- Responsible for ensuring areas of responsibility stay in line
with current trends.
- Oversee policies and procedures development for all areas of
- Responsible for supervision, training and mentoring subordinate
- Manage budget, strategic planning, and assessment as it
pertains to the program area.
- Prepare regular written communication such as monthly and
annual reports, financial and participation reports and equipment
- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred or
required equivalent experience.
- At least two years of programming experience preferred.
- Experience working in a collegiate/community recreation
environment, strong communication and presentation skills.
- Demonstrated experience within aquatics.
- Knowledge of standard practices and demonstrated experience in
- Leadership and supervisory abilities.
- Ability to work as part of and lead a team that collaborates
effectively with colleagues.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm.
- Analytical skills to identify problems, assess alternatives,
and render consistent, logical decisions.
- Ability to thrive in an environment that values high
expectations, accountability, and balanced lifestyle choices.
- Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification (or willing
- Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/FA Instructor certification
(or willing to obtain).
- Current CPO/AFO certification (or willing to obtain).
- Current LGI & WSI certifications (or willing to obtain).
- Some knowledge of HR theories and best practices in recruitment
and staff development
- Basic accounting knowledge; capability of understanding
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office
- Adaptability, analytical & critical thinking, initiative &
motivation, planning & project management, decision making &
judgment, business acumen, customer service, teamwork, diversity
awareness, interpersonal relationships, communication, integrity,
leadership, long-term focus, organizational learning & change
Internal contacts include staff at all
levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors.
Contact involves troubleshooting, informing, exchanging
information, negotiating, making recommendations, and giving
information or instructions.
Work Environment and Physical
- Office environment/ pool environment
- Non-smoking environment
- Moderate to loud noise
- Local, regional and national travel as required
- Evening or weekend work as required
- Sitting at desk or table for at least 70% of the work day
- Walking or working with natatorium facilities 30% of the work
- Repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movement (while operating
- Occasional bending, stooping
- Eye-hand coordination (keyboard typing)
- Hearing and talking
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