University Aquatics involves the scheduling, organizing, supervision, and operations of the University Aquatic Center, the Cooke Hall pools, the St. Paul Gymnasium (SPG) pool and the aquatic programs conducted in those facilities. We offer a wide-variety of programs that serve a diverse population. We strive to be inclusive and welcoming to all members of the University community as well as to members of the public who utilize our services. The Coordinator for Aquatic Programs and St. Paul Pool reports directly to the Assistant Director for Aquatics. This position manages all aspects of our Learn to Swim (LTS), Youth and Community based aquatic programs, and supervises staff, facility operations and risk management at the SPG pool. The general work hours for this position are Sunday-Thursday, 10:00am-6:30pm, with adjustments made as needed.
The starting annual salary for this position is $39,000.
Develop, implement and maintain schedule of activities and events for the Learn to Swim program, student programs, and community events.
Manage and maintain Learn to Swim Program. Hire, train and supervise LTS Program Assistants, Senior Instructors, and Instructors.
Collaborate with the Coordinator for Aquatic Operations and Events to staff SPG pool, programs and events. Will serve as a direct supervisor for all program staff at the SPG pool and indirectly supervises the lifeguard staff while on duty.
Provide periodic staff in-service training for all program staff.
Manage and maintain equipment for SPG pool and work with Assistant Director for Aquatics to ensure compliance with federal, state, county and city regulations for all aquatics facilities.
Teach Lifeguarding, CPR-PR/AED, First Aid and Water Safety courses as needed.
Coordinate LTS student employee appointments and payroll.
Lead all marketing and promotion efforts for LTS and aquatics programs, working in concert with the RecWell Marketing department.
Serve as activity supervisor, building supervisor, or manager on duty as needed.
Assist with special event management as needed.
Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director for Aquatics.
Bachelors Degree with two years of work experience in aquatics or recreation administration, or a combination of related education and work experience to equal six years.
Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Training and CPR/FA certifications or the ability to obtain current certifications prior to employment.
Bachelors Degree in Recreation Administration or related field
Four-years progressive experience in Aquatics program management.
Experience with management of part-time, student or temporary staff
American Red Cross Certifications in the following areas: Lifeguard Training Instructor, LGT & FA Instructor Trainer.
Experience communicating with a diverse audience.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in informal and formal teaming arrangements with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
Internal Number: 323911
About University Recreation & Wellness, University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a classic Big Ten campus located in the heart of the Minneapolis-St.Paul metropolitan area. The University of Minnesota is one of the most comprehensive public universities in the United States and ranks among the most prestigious. It is both the state land-grant university, with a strong tradition of education and public service, and the state's primary research university, with faculty of national and international reputation.