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Aquatics Director

This position develops, organizes and implements all aspects of Alexandria Area YMCA aquatics.
YMCAAlexandria Area YMCA

LocationAlexandria, MN

Job Description

This position requires a background in aquatics, physical education or fitness related programming and an knowledge of YMCA philosophy and values. This position develops, organizes and implements all facets of YMCA aquatics.
Additional administrative expertise and abilities in the areas of personnel management and training, program planning, earnings production, expense control, public relations and member engagement, record-keeping, facility utilization and equipment maintenance are required.
Qualifications
   » Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent; One to two years related aquatics practice in instruction and management of Aquatics programs and pool maintenance.
   » At least 21 years of age, with Lifeguarding certification.
Essential Functions
   » Develop, implement, and supervise aquatic programs such as, but not limited to Lifeguarding; Parent & Child, Preschool, Youth, Private, and Adult Lessons; Family Swim Programs; all Rentals and Pool Parties; and Competitive and Precompetitive Swim Programs that reflect community needs and maintain the YMCA’s high standards of quality, safety, and caring.
   » Establishes new aquatics programs and expands aquatics programs within the community in conformity with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
   » Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs aquatics personnel as programs dictate and budget guidelines allow. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current, complete and all staff have appropriate and updated certifications on file.
   » Ensure that pool meets state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations including a clean environment, appropriate air and water temperature, chemical balance, and timely pool water testing; Secure pool facilities when not in use.
   » Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance; Advise manager of safety and repair needs and concerns immediately.
   » Provide leadership abilities and support in the development and implementation of YMCA EAP and safety, including staff training in CPR, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen and department staff training, including lifeguarding and swim instruction/water safety instruction.
   » Assists in the marketing and distribution of aquatic program information.
   » Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
   » Models relationship-building expertise in all interactions. Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
   » Assists with Program Committee meetings; Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program. Monitor program registrations, participant records and certifications.
   » Report incidents and hazardous conditions to property manager; provides support for pool maintenance, including planning and developing preventative pool maintenance plans.
   » Performs other tasks as assigned or needed
Cause-Driven leadership abilities® Competencies

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. 
Collaboration: Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for knowledge when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
Operational Effectiveness:  Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptcapability and an consciousness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance.  Has the functional and technical knowledge and expertise required to execute well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and expertise in technology.
Required Certifications
   » Within 30 days of hire, or current: Child Abuse avoidance; CPR, First Aid & AED; Bloodborne Pathogens
   » Within 90 days of hire, or current: American Red Cross or YMCA water safety instructor; CPR, First Aid & AED Instructor; Lifeguarding, CPO (Certified Pool Operator).
   » practice supervising staff and developing pool schedules and class schedules, as well as good member relation and staff relation expertise.
income$30,000.00 - $42,000.00

How to submit the application:

Apply by EmailE-Mail: jbucholz@alexandriaymca.com
Apply by Mail to:Jacqueline Peters, 110 Karl Drive NW, Alexandria MN, 56308-
Resumes Accepted Until9/14/2018

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Job Location: Alexandria, Minnesota
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Post Date: 08/15/2018 / Viewed 81 times
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Company: YMCA
Contact Email: jbucholz@alexandriaymca.com


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