Aquatic Director

Posted on Nov 18, 2018 by YMCA

Exton, PA 19341
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Aquatic Director

The Lionville Community YMCA, in beautiful Chester County, PA, has an exciting career oppportunity as an Aquatic Director.


Lionville Community YMCA


Exton, PA

Job Description

Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director, the Aquatic Director ensures the aquatics experience is safe, fun and enjoyable for members and program participants. The Aquatic Director leads the Lionville Y's aquatics department to achieve high standards of excellence in programming, staff development and customer satisfaction.


Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent preferred. Two or more years of YMCA experience required or related experience within another organization may be considered. Ellis Lifeguard Certification preferred. YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Trainer preferred. Proven skills in staff leadership and supervision, safety and risk management expertise, budget management and relationship building is needed to be successful in this position. Seeking a team player who is flexible with work schedule as evening and weekend coverage will be required. Strong written and communication skills are essential.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include leadership and supervision of all aquatic lessons, both group and private, lifeguards for our indoor and outdoor pool and all related aquatic activities that involve community collaborations. The Aquatic Director will hire, train, schedule and supervise staff necessary to meet expectations. The Aquatic Director will work closely with the Director of Aquatic Safety to ensure a safe environment for all. Additionally, the Aquatic Director is expected to work hands-on with aquatic programs and fulfill general building director duties as assigned. The Aquatic Director will also perform other duties, as necessary.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y's values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. 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 adaptability and an awareness 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 skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-todate knowledge and skills in technology.


$40,000.00 - $42,000.00

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