Aquatics Coordinator Job Description

Aquatics Coordinator Job Description

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Aquatics coordinator provides short and long-range planning and fiscal management related to aquatics and safety program administration and aquatic facility operations.

Aquatics Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Schedule adequate staffing to meet variance, participate in lifeguard duties when necessary
Direct and manage the Swim School (swim lessons) and the Swim League (Acorns), and teach swim lessons as needed
Assist with recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of part-time and student instructors, trainers, and massage therapists
Develop and manage program budgets monitor payroll of instructional staff
Serve as a venue representative for aquatic events, GIT FIT special programs, and department-wide events
Develop metrics and track program participation in faculty, staff, alumni, and student recreation program
Maintaining a comprehensive Aquatic program, that includes scheduling and staffing of courses in swimming, lifeguarding, WSI, and others
Hiring, training, scheduling and supervising aquatic staff for day to day operations including open swim, special programming, swim lessons, intramural events and pool parties
Overseeing the maintenance and operation of the aquatic center pool and spa
Serving as an integral part of the Campus Recreation staff by assisting with Campus Recreation programs to connect the department to the UTC campus and Chattanooga community

Aquatics Coordinator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aquatics Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: YMCA, CPR, AED, WSI, YSL, CPO, WSLI, PRO, V6, POOL

Education for Aquatics Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aquatics coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Education, Management, Sports Management, Recreation Administration, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Coaching, Sport Management

Skills for Aquatics Coordinator

Desired skills for aquatics coordinator include:

National Standards of aquatic facilities operations
State Health Regulations
Current risk management practices in recreational facilities and student management strategies
Microsoft Office applications
Aspects of pool management and emergency action planning and procedures
Word
Applicable codes and standards related to pool chemistry
Aquatic programming
Computers
Excel and PowerPoint

Desired experience for aquatics coordinator includes:

Demonstrated knowledge and ability in officiating various sports, scheduling and sports rules
Knowledge of pool operations and maintenance and inventory control methods
Knowledge of programs, activities and standard practices in aquatic facilities
Knowledge of American Red Cross programs and procedures
Ability to recruit, train and supervise employees and volunteers
Ability to control and provide services to diverse groups of people of all ages, youth through senior citizens

Aquatics Coordinator Examples

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Aquatics Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of aquatics coordinator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aquatics coordinator
  • Develop, implement, and administer operating policies and procedures
  • Recruit hire, train, schedule, supervise, evaluate and retain lifeguard and swim instructor staff
  • Oversee and ensure the daily maintenance and operations of natatorium by monitoring pool chemistry
  • Maintain all required records related to staff certifications and pool maintenance
  • Maintain proper operating condition of all aquatics recreation and safety equipment, and inform campus services when maintenance and repairs are needed
  • Schedule life guard staff and summer programming at lake/beach and boathouse
  • Oversee daily maintenance and operations of St
  • Maintain all required records related to staff certifications and pool(s) and beach maintenance
  • Maintain an inventory of aquatic supplies and recreation equipment organization of Aquatics storage areas
  • Able to cover instructor and lifeguard shifts and find substitute when needed in “on-call” and emergency situations
Qualifications for aquatics coordinator
  • Knowledge and experience with safety and risk management, as it pertains to both intramural sports and aquatic settings
  • Possess analytical skills to identify problems, assess alternatives, and render consistent, logical decisions
  • Possess organizational, supervisory and time management skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate a variety of recreation activities simultaneously
  • Maintain a professional standard of performance on daily tasks
  • Experience teaching aquatics instructional and lifeguard courses in the university environment
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Aquatics Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an aquatics coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aquatics coordinator
  • Attend and participate in Division of Student Affairs events, programs, and training
  • Supervises the lifeguard staff for Recreation and Wellness
  • Responsible for the daily management of lifeguards, including the staff recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, scheduling, motivation and retention of student and contingent personnel
  • Develop and implement orientation program for new staff
  • Create employee handbook and polices
  • Plan, organize and facilitate monthly in-service training
  • Complete quarterly evaluations, and if needed, disciplinary action for personnel
  • Advance personnel organize educational development and provide on-going performance feedback
  • A large multi-purpose hall that will be transformed for graduations, functions and sporting events
  • Multi-purpose playing courts for many sports including basketball, netball and indoor soccer
Qualifications for aquatics coordinator
  • 2 years of demonstrated experience working in aquatic facility management and operations, aquatics programming and administration, staff development, risk management, and hiring/training/supervising staff
  • 2 to 4 years of demonstrated experience with a comprehensive understanding of university recreation center aquatics facility operations, programs and services
  • Evidence of leadership experience and a commitment to student learning and development
  • Waterfront Lifeguard/LGI/LGIT, WSIT, Boat Safety (Small Craft Safety) (#LI-POST)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s degree in the field of recreation, kinesiology or related field preferred)
  • Candidate must have a minimum of four years of relevant aquatic and pool operations experience or combination of education and relevant experience (in campus recreation preferred)
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aquatics coordinator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for aquatics coordinator
  • 25m five-lane, heated swimming pool
  • Will manage the facility in absence of Aquatics Manager
  • Will be the evening and Saturday supervisor
  • Develop and maintain an effective program to identify student-athlete prospects for the volleyball program
  • Provide effective supervision of volleyball student-athletes in the practice areas, competition and life management, including travel
  • Represent the department at campus and community events, including Open House and Orientation
  • Assist with the Department's strategic initiatives and special projects
  • Help promote the College's athletic programs and facilities throughout the community
  • Coordinate event setup and take down at home athletic contests (game day management) as needed
  • Work effectively with officials, the athletic trainer, and visiting team coaches
Qualifications for aquatics coordinator
  • Knowledge or ability to learn how to collects feedback from surveys and summarize data
  • Ability to exert physical effort, including the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, bending, squatting, reaching, or being on feet for long periods of time
  • BA/BS from an accredited university and 3 years of related experience or master’s degree and 1 year of relevant professional experience in the operations of an Aquatics and Safety Program
  • Must possess and maintain a valid certificate and authorization as an American Red Cross Life Guarding Instructor Trainer (or equivalent with ability and willingness to bridge to American Red Cross)
  • Must possess and maintain a valid certificate and authorization as a Water Safety Instructor Trainer (or equivalent with ability and willingness to bridge to American Red Cross)
  • Must hold, or acquire within the first 6 months of being hired, a Certified Pool/Spa Operator Certificate from the National Swimming Pool Foundation
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Aquatics Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an aquatics coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aquatics coordinator
  • Assure a safe and enjoyable experience for visiting teams and spectators
  • Effectively communicate volleyball schedules and accurate results and statistics to local media, conference offices and the college community using standard and approved formatting and means of submission
  • Effectively manage program expenses and provide accurate and timely reports to the Director of Athletics
  • Coordinate purchasing of supplies and equipment with the Director of Athletics
  • Serve as a positive role model for student athletes
  • Maintain Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification for supervising the operations of a publicly-used aquatic facility, and other pertinent certifications (e.g., CPR, First Aid, American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard instructor)
  • Supervise assistant coaches and other part-time employees as necessary
  • Develop and implement an approved staffing plan for the lifeguard staff
  • Assimilate and disseminate a comprehensive body of information to employed staff to ensure effective team functioning, employee development and achievement of performance standards
  • Provide leadership, mentoring and training to all staff
Qualifications for aquatics coordinator
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in recreation administration, sport management, leisure studies, physical education, kinesiology, or comparable degree
  • Possess and maintain a valid certificate and authorization as an American Red Cross Life Guard and First Aid with CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Demonstrated experience supporting and enhancing an inclusive and culturally respectful environment
  • Ability to work varied hours including evenings and weekends
  • Must successfully pass a criminal background check
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university in Exercise Science, Physical/Health Education, Recreation, Student Affairs, or related field
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Aquatics Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an aquatics coordinator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for aquatics coordinator
  • Plans and conducts monthly in-service training
  • Develop aquatic related safety program for both campus community and WREC staff
  • Coordinate the recruitment, selection, training, scheduling, supervision and evaluation of lifeguards and other aquatics program staff
  • Develop training and procedural manuals for maintenance and lifeguards
  • Conduct department staff meetings to convey relevant information, perform special projects as assigned, and assist in representing WREC staff and the Associated Students in contacts with the campus community, the public, and contractors involved with construction, repair, and renovation projects
  • Responsible for managing certifications database
  • Serve as Red Cross liaison on behalf of the WREC
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance of pool and related equipment including but not limited to, pool deck cleaning, tile cleaning, pool chemistry, pool temperature, pool cleanliness, basket cleaning, chemical purchasing, solar heating system, periodic cleaning and maintenance of back-of-the-house operational equipment
  • Coordinate and serve as liaison with Facilities Management Services (FMS) and outside vendors as required for aquatic related issues
  • Perform comprehensive planned maintenance for Athletics Aquatics Facilities
Qualifications for aquatics coordinator
  • Three or more year’s professional experience in the exemplary administration of an Aquatics & Safety program
  • Experience in public setting, preferably at a university
  • Experience in supervising, advising or coordinating student leaders
  • Volunteer Engagement with NIRSA or similar organization
  • Willingness to spend up to 75% of the time on board a ship
  • Speak, Read and Write English is required

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