Job Description: This position will be responsible for the successful development of aquatic programs and management of aquatic facilities which include an indoor and outdoor pool located at the Student Recreation Center and a boathouse and lakefront area located at the North Recreational Complex. This position hires trains, schedules, supervises and evaluates all aquatic staff members, and develops, implements and promotes aquatic, lakefront and safety services programs. The position will coordinate educational and motivational efforts and provide certification for employees in First-Aid, Cardiopulmonary (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Blood Borne Pathogens (BBP) and Lifeguarding. The Coordinator will be responsible for maintenance of the Student Recreation Center pool(s) and boathouse areas. This position has primary responsibility for establishing risk management procedures relevant to this functional area and regularly conducts staff training and audits. He/she will represent the University at state, regional and national conferences for the purpose of staying abreast of technological advances in the field of recreation related to aquatics, lakefront operations and safety services, and will report to the Associate Director for Facilities.
Miniumum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Health and Fitness, Kinesiology, or related field. Two years of professional experience in aquatics. Experience in hiring, training and supervising personnel. Knowledge relating to facility management, risk management, budget policies and data analysis. Strong written and oral communication skills and computer utilization skills. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid Instructor, and Artificial Electronic Defibrillator (AED) certification within 60 days of hire. Current Lifeguard Certification The person must maintain a valid North Carolina Driver's license without punitive restrictions.
Preferred Education and Experience: Master's degree in Exercise Science, Health and Fitness, Kinesiology, or related field. Eligibility to complete Certified Pool Operating Certification within 60 days of hire. Eligibility to complete Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor certification within 60 days of hire. Red Cross Water Safety Instruction certification Red Cross Small Craft Safety Instructor Two years of collegiate level professional experience in aquatics. Completed Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Instructor certification.
Special Instructions to the Applicant: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit online a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of three references including contact information. Additionally, original official transcripts, a criminal background check, and three signed letters of reference will be required upon offer of employment. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire. East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Qualifications
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