Aquatics Manager - Programs

Posted on Dec 14, 2018 by YMCA

Asheville, NC 28801
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Aquatics Manager - Programs

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YMCA

Asheville YMCA

Location

Asheville, NC

Job Description

Under the direction and guidance of the Senior Program Director and consistent with the mission of the YMCA and the policies and guidelines of the YMCA of Western North Carolina, the Aquatics Manager-Programs supervises aquatic programs and acts as an integral part of the Aquatics team. He/she assists in meeting established revenue and participation goals in all aquatic programs. He/she is accountable for knowing and properly executing policies and procedures and is a highly visible representative of the YMCA mission, theme, and character development values. The Aquatics Manager-Programs is accountable for effective aquatic program implementation, maintenance of the aquatic center, and service to members. The Aquatics Manager-Programs will work closely in coordination with the Aquatics Manager -Lifeguards/Safety to ensure success of the Aquatic department in every way.

Qualifications

Aquatics Manager -Programs must be able to:

? Remain alert, with no lapses in consciousness.

? Experience working with the public

? Must have demonstrated good customer service skills.

? Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook

? Must be able to fully and competently enter data into the membership computer system.

? Move to various locations in and around the entire facility.

? Sit for extended periods of time, including in an elevated chair.

? Ascend and descend ladders.

? Hear noises and distress signals in an aquatic environment. (Significant background noise may exist in the aquatic environment.)

? Perform all required movements, and proficiently demonstrate all skills of the YMCA Swim Lessons Program or equivalent national certification.

? Communicate verbally including clear and understandable speech and good voice projection.

? Observe all areas of the aquatic area.

? Must be 21 years of age or older, preferably with previous supervision and swim lessons or coaching experience.

Aquatics Manager-Programs must hold and maintain current certifications in the following:

? Accredited Swim Lesson Instructor (YMCA, ARC, or equivalent)

? First Aid/CPR/AED Certifications

? Emergency Oxygen Administration (O2)

? YMCA/Red Cross Lifeguarding

? YMCA/Red Cross Equivalent Swim Instructor Trainer (preferred)

? CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, AED, & Oxygen Administration Instructor (preferred)

*All required certifications must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

Essential Functions

Coordinates all phases of center aquatic programming, including scheduling, assigning instructors, instruction and evaluating the effectiveness of programs. Recommends substantive changes in curriculum or procedures to Senior Program Director. Schedules all programs for the maximum satisfaction of YMCA members and program participants.

?Able to work evenings and weekends. Able to be on-site during high aquatic programming times.

? Assists in the development of the program area budget and manages the day to day programing to assure revenue, program service goals and expense targets are achieved.

? Serves as a member of the Manager on Duty rotation at the Asheville center.

? Organizes special events as assigned and assists in YMCA fund raising activities.

? Participates in Branch leadership team meetings and association task force meetings as assigned.

? Work closely and harmoniously with the Aquatics Manager-Lifeguards/Safety in supervision of Aquatics staff and overall management of the aquatics area.

? Through coordination with the Senior Program Director and co-aquatic leadership, manage the Aquatics Department budget. Continuously display effective and efficient fiscal management. Submit monthly variance reports and accurate budget forecasts.

? Outside of duties listed below perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Program Director and Executive Leadership.

? The Aquatics Manager-Programs may be called upon to perform other occasional duties to further the interests of the center outside of the area of Swim and will play a role in the implementation of the Center Member Retention Program by serving as a resource for members interested in aquatic programming.

? Understand the Y's vision and philosophy and how they support each other. Be a team player who can solve problems and communicate positively with members, give tours, share knowledge about YMCA programs with members and the community, and work well with others.

Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Mission Advancement: Reinforces the Ys values within the organization and the community. Effectively communicates the benefits and impact of the YMCA's efforts for all stakeholders. Implements effective systems to develop volunteers at program, fundraising, and policy leadership levels. Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors.

Collaboration: Develops strategies to ensure staff and volunteers reflect the community. Builds and nurtures strategic relationships to enhance support for the YMCA. Serves as a community leader building collaborations based on trust and credibility to advance YMCA mission and goals. Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals. Provides tools and resources for the development of others.

Operational Effectiveness: Integrates multiple thinking processes to make decisions. Involves members and community in the development of programs and activities. Ensures execution of plans. Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies and financial controls. Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement.

Personal Growth: Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches. Creates a sense of urgency and positive tension to support change. Anticipates challenges that can sidetrack or derail growth and personal learning. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Certifications

Accredited Swim Lesson Instructor (YMCA, ARC, or equivalent)

First Aid/CPR/AED Certifications

Emergency Oxygen Administration (O2)

YMCA/Red Cross Lifeguarding

YMCA/Red Cross Equivalent Swim Instructor Trainer (preferred)

CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, AED, & Oxygen Administration Instructor (preferred)

*All required certifications must be obtained within 90 days of employment.

Hourly

$13.90 - $15.00

How to Apply

Apply Online

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Resumes Accepted Until

12/31/2018

Reference: 598259437

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