Job Requisition Number: 23531. The Department of Recreational Sports provides competitive and recreational opportunities for students, faculty, staff and community members. In addition to the 27 sport clubs and 600 intramural sports teams, the department offers a wide range of recreational activities and state of the art equipment. Learn more at recsports.berkeley.edu
The Aquatics Assistant Director position provides a hands on training opportunity to learn how to lead and supervise a large recreational aquatics unit. Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, incumbent will perform the following job duties which include but are not limited to: assist in the supervision of approximately 120 employees responsible for covering aquatic hours seven days per week, execution of staff in-service trainings and safety audits, regular inspection and repair of campus aquatic facilities and equipment, and coordination of daily rec operations or services at the Spieker Aquatic Complex, Hearst swimming pools, Golden Bear swimming pool, and Strawberry Canyon swimming pools. Daily tasks include technical training of employees, assistance in hiring and supervision, coordination of CPR, first aid, bloodborne pathogen training for unit, department, and campus groups, committee work, and input into the formulation of unit and Departmental policy.
35%Under the supervision of the Aquatics Director, assist with the supervision of approximately 120 employees. Duties include the following: ?Assist with the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of aquatic program staff including lifeguard and head lifeguard staff, aquatic masters coaches, and rec program instructors.. ?Assist with monitoring work performance, documenting and addressing performance violations of job description, performance standards, and/or work rules as necessary. ?Schedule and conduct orientations and training shifts for new employees. ?Assign work tasks as necessary according to daily schedule. Assign/monitor daily variances in work tasks.
25%Participate in the planning of all aquatics programs and provide support for Department programs and special events: ?Attend unit, department and campus staff meetings and share the chairing/minutes-taking responsibilities for these. ?Oversee the operation of the campus swimming pools. ?Resolve problems for guests, employees, staff, and lost cards. Provide personal service and promote positive guest relations. ?Review and forward Accident Reports, Maintenance forms, and related information to appropriate Departmental and campus personnel. ?Communicate program information to staff through informational memorandums, workshops, meetings, or trainings. Chair unit student employee meetings as assigned. ?Monitor physical condition of the facilities and process appropriate requests for repairs. ?Enforce or apply disciplinary policy regarding confiscated cards, fighting, and inappropriate behavior, etc. ?Perform emergency response or rescue techniques as needed.
15%Manage all aquatics scheduling: ?Determine employee availability and develop scheduling priorities. Interact with scheduling component to determine staffing needs. ?Prepare schedules in compliance with Department and campus policy, as well as parameters, which may apply to individual programs or employees. Coordinate employee schedules. Secure substitute employees as needed (ie. emergency situations, no show staff, unexpected program needs). ?Notify employees of scheduling changes, emergency needs, staffing needs, etc. Work with department components, DPE, and ROTC to staff Special Events. ?Cross-check General Rec Schedules with Weekly Calendars, employee schedules, and swimming pool rec flyers to ensure that all activities are covered and are consistent on all schedules. ?Work swimming pool shifts in the absence of assigned staff and other unit administrators. ?Manage and approve employee time in Kronos, as needed.
20%Coordinate and provide emergency assistance training: ?In conjunction with department program units, , plan and implement integrated trainings each semester focused on Emergency Response Training for Recreational Sports Facility, Haas Pavilion, Hearst Gym, Spieker Pool, GBRC, and SCRA. ?Schedule and coordinate department training sessions in emergency response procedures, as well as safety committee meetings, American Red Cross trainings. ?Coordinate and execute employee safety audits. ?Coordinate the CPR/FA certification program for Rec Operations and Aquatic unit employees. Manage on-site CPR/FA class offerings for campus department staff and RS components as needed. ?Coordinate and conduct Blood Borne Pathogen training for department units as requested. Assist with the annual review of the training program and materials to maintain compliance with EHS and Title 8 legislation.
5%Provide general administration and assistance as required: ?Participate in the development and implementation of policy for the Aquatic unit. Provide input into RS policies and procedures. ?Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned.Knowledge and Skills ?Client service minded, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking. ?Must have highly effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language. ?Must be proficient in the use of basic computer applications. ?Thorough knowledge of campus policies and procedures. ?Must be able to work in youth camps, fitness and outdoor programs. ?Has thorough knowledge of program activity and industry best practices. ?Position requires strong leadership and inter-personal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization. ?Strong service orientation, program management, sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking, develop original ideas, creative problem solving skills in a varied and challenging environment.
Licenses or certifications: ?Current certification in American Red Cross required: ?Lifeguard Training (provider, required; instructor preferred) ?CPR for the Professional Rescuer (provider, required; instructor preferred) ?Standard First Aid (provider, required; instructor preferred) ?Title 22: First Aid for Public Safety Officers (provider, required; instructor, preferred) ?Water Safety Instructor (provider preferred; instructor preferred within 2 years)
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