The Associate Director for Aquatics Programs at the University of Iowa will oversee the planning, development, promotion, and implementation of recreation and educational programs to engage and develop students and UI Community Members through Aquatics Programs in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC) and Field House pools. Responsibilities will include:
Training, supervision and evaluation of the Aquatic professional and student staff
Managing competitive aquatic events including Athletics
Coordinating the safety training for Recreational Services aquatic programs
For a detailed job description, please email the contact listed below.
About the Division of Student Life:
The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 14 departments that span from Recreation Services to the office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI's goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.
Master's degree in Recreation, Sports Management, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.
Extensive professional experience (typically 3-5 years) in campus recreation at an institution of higher education involving swimming/aquatic program management.
Extensive experience managing performance of professional employees involving the application of performance management system, practices, and tools to develop and improve individual, team and organizational performance.
Extensive knowledge of and ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget.
Extensive knowledge of and ability to ensure safe practices in daily operations and effective maintenance and repair services for facilities.
Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative climate that recognizes and promotes diversity and individual growth in multicultural competency.
Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
American Red Cross in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) certification.
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification.
Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification.
Proficiency in the use of Hy-Tek Swim Meet Management software.
Proficiency in the use of swim timing equipment and scoreboard systems.
In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 19004744_1572907458
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.