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Aquatics Director - Providence

Company: YMCA
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Job Description:

Aquatics Director

Working at the Bayside Family YMCA is a great experience-Our staff enthusiastic, committed and work hard to impact the lives of our members!

YMCA Providence Metropolitan YMCA

Location Providence, RI

Job Description
The Aquatics Director is a part of our branch leadership team, and is expected to be a role model- committed to the Y values of caring,honesty, respect and responsibility.

The Aquatics Director is responsible for providing safe, engaging programs aquatic progams. There must be a strong commitment to safety, as well as to creating an engaging environment for both members and staff. This position supervises an assistant, several full time staff, swim coaches, lifeguards, swim instructors and seasonal aquatic staff. Our YMCA has a 6 lane indoor pool and a 6 lane seasonal outdoor pool.

The best candidate will have current lifeguard certifications and a willingness to be trained in YMCA swim lesson instruction. Additionally, the candidate will be a team player, ready to jump in and work with the team to achieve our goals. This position is a hands-on job with hours spent supervising staff, lifeguarding, teaching swimming and being part of the branch leadership team.

Position Summary:

Responsible for planning, development, fiscal management, administration of complete YMCA swim program. The position includes supervision of indoor pool, along with hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating program.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university, or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Functions
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure national quality standards are met or exceeded in all program areas.
  • Directly supervises the lifeguards and lifeguard trainer staff.
  • Oversee pool schedules
  • Plan and implement aquatic emergency drills.
  • Work cooperatively with Association Branch staff regarding teen and community programs.
  • Develop written goals and objectives annually that align with branch results in areas of program and membership.
  • Attend appropriate meeting and trainings.
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate all staff under your direct supervision in a consistent and timely manner.
  • Keep staff schedule complete and current.
  • Interviews and hire new staff.
  • Observe swim instructors and team staff to assure program quality on a regular schedule.
  • Communicate with instructors and team staff in a caring and professional manner.
  • Time sheet check and verification of hours worked by staff.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of programs.
  • Instruct lessons as needed.
  • Lifeguard as needed.
  • Communicate with member/parents of concerns, changes, credits or transfers.
  • Develop new programs to ensure that programs are reflecting the needs of the community.
  • Responsible for regular inspection of equipment and to follow up with maintenance should repairs be needed.
  • Monitor phone calls, e-mails and return messages in a timely manner.
  • Plan yearly budget and monitor monthly reports.
  • Provide supervisor with appropriate information to prepare annual report.
  • Keep up with all of the YMCA's safety policies and procedures.
  • Other responsibilities as determined by your supervisor
  • Follow and enforce all relevant Association and Branch policies.
  • Exemplify the YMCA character development principles at all times.
    YMCA of Greater Providence Team Standards:

    1. Know our mission and be able to tell our story.

    The mission of the YMCA of Greater Providence is to build healthy spirit, mind and body for all, through programs, services and relationships that are based on our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

    2. Honor your colleagues by being on time, present and fully engaged at all times.

    3. If you disagree, propose a solution.

    4. Be accountable for results.

    5. A commitment to valuing and acting as one YMCA as evidenced by referring to ourselves as employees of the YMCA of Greater Providence.

    6. Display leadership that requires not only skill, but energy, passion, optimism and creativity.

    7. Build open and honest communication. Face to face, or voice to voice, is the preferred method of communication with email for information sharing only.

    8. Deliver exceptional service that is of high value. Build a positive staff team. Be friendly.

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

    Required Certifications
    Certifications / Training:
    • Maintain current certification in the following:
    • YMCA Lifeguard Certification
    • YMCA Swim Instructor Certification
    • YMCA Swim Trainer Certification
    • First Aid and CPR Certificate
    • PALS - Principles of Aquatics LeadershipSalary $35,000.00 - $42,000.00

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