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Aquatics Program Director

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Responsible for integrating YMCA USA aquatics best practices.

Under the supervision of Aquatics Core Service Leader & Branch Leadership, Aquatics Director position is an entry-level position responsible for the development, organization, implementation and evaluation of aquatics programs, ensuring that operations in the aquatics department run smoothly and meet the needs of the community.

The Aquatics Director is responsible for integrating YMCA USA aquatics best practices and serving on relevant Association committees to enhance leadership skills and aquatics programs.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Ensure that pool(s) are open and staffed with certified YMCA/Red Cross certified lifeguards
  • Integrates YMCA USA best practices for aquatics programs.
  • Develop annual operating objectives for the Aquatics Department.
  • Monitor the achievement of these objectives, taking appropriate action to ensure they are met.
  • Develop, monitor and administer annual budget (income and expense) for the Departments.
  • Recruit, hire, train, develop, supervise and evaluate PT staff and volunteers.
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate a full range of aquatic programs and services, including swim instruction, all ages and abilities; youth and adult swim team programs; supervise and developing group exercise and family programming.
  • Ensure the proper care and maintenance of the aquatic facility, equipment and supplies used in all programs under his/her responsibility.
  • Ensure all Aquatic Department Operations are consistent with the Association, County and City procedures. This includes safety, insurance, incident/accident reports, purchasing, Human Resources and Payroll procedures, and maintains appropriate logs and records.
  • Maintain cleanliness, and safety of facility.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, or a related preferred.
  • Min one year’s experience in Aquatics or management of a pool facility with proven knowledge of aquatic safety principles, rescue techniques, lifeguarding, and pool maintenance.
  • Ability to educate and motivate staff, volunteers and community about YMCA mission
  • Must be certified as a Lifeguard Instructor from a nationally recognized organization(YMCA preferred).

Salary: $29,240.00 - $43,860.00

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 28 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 28 2019
Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of the USA