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Youth Development Director-Aquatics

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Houston, TX, USA

The YMCA of Greater Houston is currently seeking an experienced Youth Development Director-Aquatics for the Trotter Family YMCA.

This position will be responsible for a year-round outdoor pool, a seasonal outdoor family fun pool, and a safety around water program. Staff supervision includes 40 - 60 part-time and seasonal staff members. Annual revenue goal for group and private swim lessons is $150,000.

Develops, organizes, implements and evaluates YMCA aquatics programs with a focus on quality, safety, youth development and healthy living.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. 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.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  • Works with Center Facility Technician to monitor daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  • Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  • Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  • Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices and meets.
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Assists in YMCA fundraising activities and special events.
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
  • Assists with Program Committee meetings.
  • Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
  • Attends Aquatics Cabinets Meetings to stay current regarding pertinent Aquatic information.
  • Maintains and updates all Aquatic Records including in-service training records, safety drills, and skills testing.
  • Ensures that all Aquatic Staff are knowledgeable and proficient in the implementation of center emergency action plans. Is responsible to see that expectations are met regarding Aquatic facility and program audits.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from an accredited four-year college or university.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
  • Three to fouryears related experience preferred; for example, as an aquatics coordinator or supervisor.
  • Minimum age requirement of 21
  • Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Prevention, CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.
  • Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications:
  • Lifeguard Certification including CPR-Pro, AED, Oxygen and First Aid, and Swim Instructor
  • 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.

Salary: $59,000.00 - $65,000.00

Organization Info

YMCA of the USA

Chicago, IL, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

The YMCA mission is: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) is the national resource office for the Y, one of the nation's leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 22 million men, women and children – of all ages, incomes and backgrounds – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation's health and well-being and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the longstanding relationships and physical presence needed not just to promise, but also to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

  1. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Nurturing the potential of children and teens
  2. HEALTHY LIVING: Improving the nation’s health and well-being
  3. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Giving back and providing support to neighbors

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 14 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of the USA