Coordinator of Aquatics and Fitness Webster University
Position Number: S0776
Job Description Summary: The Coordinator of Aquatics and Fitness manages the University Center's Fitness Center, Pool, and Swim Lesson program. Develops, implements, and evaluates the effect of fitness and aquatic programs and facilities. Reports to the Director of the University Center.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience At least 2 years of experience managing an Aquatics facility. At least 2 years of experience as a direct supervisor. Current Certified Pool Operator or commitment to earn that credential within first month in the position Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification Current American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor Certification Current Water Safety Instructor Certification or commitment to earn that credential within first month in the position Knowledge of pool standards, codes, and the operation of water filtering systems. Knowledge of Aquatics programming and swimming. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Supervisory skills. Detail oriented Organizational skills. Ability to exercise important human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with the University community. Excellent customer service experience/standards Ability to communicate course material in a clear and understanding manner Ability to teach effectively in different learning environments Ability to learn and use office technologies and systems Must be available to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
Essential Duties Supervises the use and operation of the University Center Fitness and Aquatic Centers. Oversees general safety of all Fitness and Aquatic Center users. Recruits, interviews, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates Fitness Center Attendants, Lifeguards, and Swim Lesson Instructors. Conducts American Red Cross Lifeguard certification courses for pool staff. Conducts American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Training courses for Fitness Center Attendants. Coordinates Fitness Center Attendant meetings and Lifeguard meetings every other week to build staff camaraderie, review skills and policies, and provide updates on University and departmental changes. Supports and assists student employees in recognizing their abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. Develops and mentors student supervisors in Fitness Center, Pool, and Swim Lesson Program. Assists in development and implementation of All-UC student staff training and inservices on topics including but not limited to emergency procedures, customer service, diversity training, and leadership development. With the Director, develops, implements, and enforces policies and procedures for the Fitness Center and Aquatic facilities and programs. Prepares and monitors the daily maintenance of the Aquatic facility including mechanical and chemical readiness. Stays abreast of federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and regulations overseeing aquatic facilities. Prepares and monitors the daily maintenance of the Fitness Center including all Fitness Center equipment and locker rooms. Assists with daily maintenance and policy enforcement in the Grant Gymnasium. Markets available Fitness and Aquatic programs to University and surrounding community. Maintains current information regarding the programs on the University Center website. Assists in the management of the Fitness and Aquatic Center budget. Recommends purchases and repairs necessary, researching product and pricing information for Fitness and Aquatic facilities and programs. Makes all purchases necessary for day-to-day operations and reports expenditures monthly. Directs and supervises scheduling and rental of Aquatic Center. Communicates pool rental requirements and guidelines to outside groups. Makes recommendations regarding the development of program budgets; monitors program budgets to ensure they do not exceed fiscal constraints. Plans, develops, and implements fitness and aquatic programs; evaluates program results to achieve department goals. Manages all development and implementation of Swim Lesson program including staff training, customer service, CashNet store design and implementation, program enhancement and evaluation. Assists the Director as needed and represents the Director in their absence. Other duties as assigned. Required to work irregular hours (can include early mornings, late evenings, and weekends) and serve in an on-call roll to respond to building or staffing emergencies. A standard schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, but adjusted hours will be required to ensure coverage, to supervise the evening swim lesson program, and to accommodate staff availability for meetings/trainings.
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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