The Assistant Director position is designed to assist the Associate Director, Aquatic Center in the administration of the Aquatic Center so that the health and well being of patrons and staff is upheld to the highest standard. The Assistant Director assumes functional and administrative responsibility for aquatic special events, and the event staff and also assistants with the Makos Swim Program.
Required to perform duties with limited supervision and will be responsible for making significant independent decisions
Direct and manage swim, dive, water polo and synchronized swimming events
Direct the Event Technician staff (5-7 students), including training, supervision, hiring, recruitment, discipline, and scheduling
Assist the Makos head coach with administrative and coaching activities including but not limited scheduled practices, swim meets, and extra activities.
Prepare and present all aquatic event SOP's, all event evaluations, and all event financial summaries
Distribute evaluations to all meet hosts and summarize the results
Manage event requests, facility reservations, and daily rentals in computer scheduling software.
Direct and/or compile reports and proposals related to programs and special events.
Direct and compile internal and external public relations
Provide supervision of the Recreational Sports Center and equipment safety checks to ensure the safety and well-being of patrons
Assist Associate Director with the development, recommendation, and management of aquatic budget
Responsible for the management and operation of aquatic center scoreboard/video board, to include creating graphics, managing rotation of advertisers, managing slide shows, and appropriate maintenance
Attend regional and national conferences/meetings
Assist with the meet bidding process at United States Aquatic Sports, Inc.
Assist with HDRBS department special events as requested
Assists with the direct and functional supervision of 65-75 lifeguard staff, equivalent of 5-6 full time employees
Other duties as assigned
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Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports administration, recreation or related field or experience in a large multi-use aquatic facility supervising programs and special events
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR/PR certifications/or completed within 3 months of hire
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