Aquatics, Health & Wellness, Recreation, Recreation Programming
4 Year Degree
The Coordinator of Aquatics & Facility Operations is responsible for the daily management of the aquatics facility and programming and shared responsibility for other facility operations. This position ensures safe and effective program delivery to the University community that includes swim lessons, open recreation, and special events programming. This position facilitates risk management training and ensures Campus Recreation meets University, local, state, and national requirements.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Great OutRoars (seasonal outdoor pool area), that includes a heated leisure pool (beach-type entry, fountains, water tunnel, current channel, bubble jet benches, 3-lap lanes), 2-tier hot tub, 2 basketball courts, event pavilion, and a sunbathing area
Assist with the day-to-day operations of the Multi-Activity Court area and Cain Sports Complex that includes 2 activity fields, 4-court tennis complex, and 4-court sand volleyball complex
Recruits, hires, trains, schedules, and evaluates all staff for areas of responsibility (Aquatics and Operations) in compliance with departmental and university regulations
Directly supervises student payroll (regular & contract labor) for assigned areas, in compliance with departmental and university regulations
Lead monthly Lifeguard in-services and insures aquatics staff training is within local and state compliance for operation
Oversee pool water testing, chemical supply ordering, and proper storage of chemicals with the assistance of the Assistant Director for Facility Operations & Aquatics
Coordinate all Aquatic programming, to include a comprehensive adult and child swim lesson program
Oversee the Aquatics program budget and purchase equipment and supplies for the Great OutRoars area
Assist with the development, implementation, evaluation, and enforcement of all rules and regulations pertaining to aquatics and facility operations
Coordinate and facilitate certification courses in American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid and American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification for employees and the community
Must be able to obtain within the first 6 months of employment the following certifications provided by Campus Recreation: Certified Pool Operator, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor Trainer, and CPR/AED/FA Instructor.
General Department Job Responsibilities
Demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contribute to an inclusive working and learning environment
Support and align with department mission, vision, values, and strategic plan
Serve on department committees and collaborate with other program areas in Campus Recreation
Night and weekend hours as needed
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services
$2,800 in professional and department development funding
One paid professional organization membership
Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance available
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Two (2) years of experience in aquatic management in a collegiate, community, or private aquatics programming setting (undergraduate, graduate assistantships, and internships are acceptable).
Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Licensing/Professional Certifications: Current Lifeguard Certification
Physical Requirements: Move equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
Master’s degree in sports administration, recreation, and/or other related field.
At least one other aquatics or risk management certification such as Certified Pool Operator, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, or CPR/AED/FA Instructor.
During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.
This one combined PDF must include:
Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.
All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
Salary info: Up to $40,000
For questions, please contact:
Justin Cato – Senior Associate Director Justin.Cato@tamuc.edu 903-468-3184
Internal Number: R-037030
About Texas A&M University-Commerce - Campus Recreation
About Texas A&M-Commerce Campus Recreation
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