Aquatics Director Job Description

Aquatics Director Job Description

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Aquatics director provides fun, engaging swimming and water safety instruction to youth and adults of all ages and ability levels.

Aquatics Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work in conjunction with Physical Plant regarding work orders and equipment maintenance and purchases
Ensures that all pool equipment and supplies have been purchased and are maintained in accordance to VRWC policy and Environmental Safety
Adhere to operating, equipment and scholarship budgets as established by the Athletic Department
Conducts regular safety and maintenance inspections of facilities and equipment to reduce hazards and to provide maximum safety to patrons
Recruit, retain, and monitor student-athletes who are academically prepared for the academic demands required of students at Wittenberg University
Maintain budgetary responsibilities, review budget summary, and operate within budget constraints
Coordinate current and future competition schedules with the Director of Athletics & Recreation
Schedule facilities as needed with the Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities & Events
Coordinate all practices and competition schedules with appropriate agencies for academic class time and the use of Wittenberg facilities
Coordinate, attend, and supervise all daily practice sessions, workouts, team travel, and contests

Aquatics Director Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Aquatics Director

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: YMCA, CPR, YSL, USA, ARC, AED, AFO, POOL, CPO, YAM

Education for Aquatics Director

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aquatics director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Management, Education, Sports Management, Supervision, Human Services, Recreation Management, Communication, Health

Skills for Aquatics Director

Desired skills for aquatics director include:

Cleanliness standards
Federal
Hotel and meeting related services available to clients
NCAA rules and regulations
Optimal swimming pool water chemistry
Temperature
Athletic recruitment methods and techniques
Campus policies and procedures
Equipment
Guidelines for the operation of private club swimming pools

Desired experience for aquatics director includes:

Assign coaching responsibilities for all practices and sport contests
Monitor and submit all work study hours of student employees and contracts.Speak to service groups and alumni organizations as assigned
Attend all staff meetings and departmental luncheons
Provide an opportunity for annual evaluations with student-athletes
Cultivate alumni relations by working with the advancement office through projects that have been assigned or encouraged by the university, the Springfield community and/or the Alumni
Participate in special projects and additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics & Recreation

Aquatics Director Examples

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Aquatics Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of aquatics director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for aquatics director
  • Schedule and coordinate high school and club meets, contracts, and practices
  • Hire, train, supervise, manage and schedule all student employees, student managers, and lifeguards
  • Monitor overall and individual student-employee budgets and timecards in collaboration with the Manager of Athletic Business & Operations
  • Maintain lifeguard certifications and prepare the lifeguard manual and procedures
  • File the pool license and lifeguard certifications with the Health Department
  • Maintain pool operations and oversee existing aquatics programs
  • Review, evaluate, and update pool policies regularly
  • Manage swim school and Acorns registration through the VRWC scheduling software/system
  • Teach swim lessons or participate in lifeguard duties, as needed
  • Assist with facility improvements and pool maintenance
Qualifications for aquatics director
  • Assist in the development of red shirt drills and all Aquatic in-services
  • Regularly assess swim school, Acorns and other aquatics programming through the development of learning outcomes, participant feedback and required department reports
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the safe and healthful conduct of the pool by the University community and general public
  • Oversee and manage the daily care and maintenance of pool
  • Implement and market instructional, competitive, and recreational aquatics programs for various entities
  • Staff the pool with lifeguards, instructors, and other pool staff
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Aquatics Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an aquatics director. 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 director
  • Manage the aquatic and Member Service portions of the Campus Recreation budget to include forecasting, monitoring, and allocating
  • Oversee the scheduling of all aquatic facilities to ensure all user groups (Internal and External) receive adequate and appropriate use
  • Oversee the development of annual aquatics program goals, learning outcomes, the appropriate assessment tools, and an annual calendar of aquatic programs/events (non-credit classes, special events and programs) designed to bring people in the aquatic center and maximize usage of all pools
  • Develop, implement and evaluate risk management policies and procedures for aquatics programs and spaces
  • Supervise, evaluate, and direct all aspects of the Department's Member Service areas to provide outstanding customer service
  • Oversee the Assistant Director of Member Services and Staff Development in the development of annual goals, initiatives and services to increase the overall membership and provide professional development opportunities to the staff
  • Actively recruit national/local level events, which have revenue generating, and positive public relations potential
  • Supports student-athlete academic and athletic excellence, leadership development and community engagement
  • Represents the University of Bridgeport and the Athletic Department in a positive manner with a high degree of integrity and quality
  • Develops and maintains a successful recruiting system while maintaining a high level of visibility
Qualifications for aquatics director
  • Park when treated as public space under the fire codes
  • Considerable skill to compose professional documents such as memos, proposals and safety related documents
  • Considerable ability to read the English language sufficient to effectively analyze reports, forms, memos, in-house and third party correspondence
  • Must have a professional appearance and maintain grooming standards
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as the Waterpark is open 360 days a year
  • A genuine love for teaching children and helping others
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Aquatics Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an aquatics director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aquatics director
  • Conducts regular safety and maintenance inspections of pool and equipment to reduce hazards and to provide maximum safety to patrons
  • Selects and supervises Assistant Coaches &/or Graduate Assistant in collaboration with the Athletic Director
  • Delegates responsibilities to Assistants, Student Coaches, and Squad members
  • Assists in promotion and public relations activities for the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department
  • Schedules contests in accordance with the policies set forth by the University of Bridgeport Athletic Department
  • Coordinates travel and meal considerations for away contests
  • Promotes and enforces discipline and sportsmanship
  • Perform such other duties as assigned
  • Enforces staff rules and regulations and renders appropriate disciplinary measures when necessary
  • Handles and communicates daily with guests on a one-on-one basis in a professional, courteous manner
Qualifications for aquatics director
  • Two years of experience managing aquatic facilities
  • Must have experience teaching and/or instructing
  • Instructor trainer certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire, depending on class availability
  • Ability to independently manage all aspects of comprehensive aquatic programming
  • Must show ability to build, develop, and cultivate relationships across campus with a variety of constituents
  • Ability to instruct and certify staff in WSI
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Aquatics Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an aquatics director. 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 director
  • Advises aquatics management of unsafe and unsanitary conditions
  • Discuss staff, training programs, recommendations and employees with management
  • Performs other duties as assigned and assists other departments as needed
  • Maintains compliance with public health standards and ensures Lifeguard and Water Safety Instruction staff maintain current certifications for lifeguard, Water Safety Instruction, CPR/AED, and first aid and keeps records on file
  • Supervises aquatic and athletic staff including Coaches
  • Approves attendance records, prepares work schedules and organizes training and in-service activities for staff and Work Study Students
  • Works collaboratively with the Director to assure the college’s compliance with National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) rules and regulations
  • Assists in organizing team travel and athletic event management
  • Oversee day-to-day operations and ensure programs run in a safe and efficient way through a visible management presence and leadership
  • Schedule pool usage and manage needs among different interest groups
Qualifications for aquatics director
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, manage, and develop staff
  • Self-motivated, energetic, service minded and adept at solving problems
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies
  • Oversee and assist in maintaining the Waterpark as related to orderliness, cleanliness, and safety
  • Administrate and ensure enforcement of all Waterpark's Rules and Regulations
  • Implement and update the Emergency Action Plans and schedule emergency practice drills
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Aquatics Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of aquatics director. 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 director
  • Maintain working knowledge, inventory and maintenance of the scoring and timing equipment
  • Manage and maintain adequate inventory of supplies, equipment and chemicals to safely operate all pools and serve as Hazardous Materials Coordinator for the CRC Dept
  • Develop and implement a reporting and record-keeping system to include preparing reports on aquatic facilities and equipment, tracking pool operations and performance along with tracking the pool operational history
  • Prepare an annual Swim Program Budget for approval by General Manager
  • Hire, train, and direct all swim staff, including swim lesson instructors, lifeguards, and coaches
  • Plan, manage and oversee aquatics programs with effective communications of Summer & Year round swim teams, SCRA Swim School, and seasonal lifeguards
  • Promote swimming programs and activities to members
  • Promote the club
  • Manages the daily operations of the NSU aquatic facilities
  • Coordinates the operations of swimming and diving competitions, aquatic related tournaments
Qualifications for aquatics director
  • Assist the Director in all aspects of administrative duties related to staff and park operations including
  • Thorough knowledge of Waterpark Management including the following
  • Extensive knowledge of local fire codes and regulations relating Water
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in physical education, recreation, sports administration or a related field
  • Work experience in an aquatic and/or recreational sports setting supervising programs, highly desirable
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lifeguard safety skills and water safety instruction

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