The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director of the Aquatic Center and will have functional and administrative responsibility for the direction of the competitive swimming programs to include Age Group, risk management and rental reservations. Serves to provide program coverage, facility coverage, and supervision of special events as needed.
Required to perform duties with limited supervision and will be responsible for making significant independent decisions
Conduct daily facility safety assessment and take appropriate action
Direct the Coaching staff (2-4 students) during all scheduled practices, swim meets, and extra activities
Oversee progression, goal setting and monitor development and placement of all swimmers
Instruct swimmers on proper strokes, turns, starts, and all other aspects of swimming as needed
Assist Director with the development, recommendation, and management of Age Group budgets
Direct and compile all public relations for the competitive swimming programs
Direct and/or compile reports and proposals related to the competitive swimming programs
Assist with facility coverage and departmental special events
Direct all aspects of the age group program, including assistant coaching staff (10-15 hours per week)
Assist with the recruitment, hiring, and training of lifeguard staff
Other duties as assigned
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Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Recreation, Exercise Science or related field or 3 – 5 years of demonstrated experience in a large multi-use aquatic facility supervising programs, events and a large staff.
Previous age group coaching experience.
American Red Cross CPR/PR, Lifeguard Training, and First Aid certifications or ability to complete within 3 months of hire.
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