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Aquatics Director I

Company: Crossroads YMCA
Location: Crown Point
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationSouthlake YMCA - Crown Point, INPosition TypeFull TimeThe Dean and Barbara White Southlake YMCA is looking for our next Membership Director II. Come work for one of the fastest growing Y's in the country! With over 42,000 members in over 13,500 households, our Y has grown to be one of the fastest growing and busiest Y's in the country. We currently serve over 5,500 kids in programs each week and have 65,000-70,000 member visits a month. We are conveniently located less than an hour from Chicago, 20 minutes from the beautiful beaches of Lake Michigan, and 2 hours north of Indianapolis. If you like a fast pace environment and a welcoming and fun culture to work in, apply today.Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY: This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Aquatics Director is responsible for but not limited to: manages program operation, development and growth, participant satisfaction, member and staff retention and safety, staff supervision, onboarding, training, and coaching. As a Aquatics Director at the Y, you lead an environment that is inviting and serves all.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop, coordinate, market and evaluate all program offerings and services.
  • Lead the recruiting, hiring, training, developing, and supervision of team members.
  • Define department targets and evaluate performance around achieving goals while motivating staff.
  • Implement the risk management program to ensure safe facilities and programs for members, volunteers, and staff.
  • Ensure emergency preparedness through regular emergency drills, in services and department assessment.
  • Ensure that all staff maintain current required certifications.
  • Monitor, purchase and maintain necessary equipment through scheduled and preventative maintenance.
  • Develop and manage annual department budget. Submit monthly variance reports and accurate budget forecasts. Ensure programs operate within budget and established standards. Continuously display effective and efficient fiscal management.
  • Attend, actively participate, or lead all required staff training, meetings, and program development activities.
  • Support the strategic direction of the Association and appropriate cabinets and work groups.
  • Perform office duties as needed such as filing, copying, record keeping, and payroll completion.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key partners, and other collaborative organizations and agencies related to portfolio. Respond to all participant and community inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Play a key role in the Annual Campaign by ensuring all staff is asked to give and provide a reply; by facilitating or supporting a campaign effort or event; by collecting and sharing stories of Y impact; and by engaging volunteers in our cause-driven work and/or campaign efforts.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned.TECHNICAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Lead, conduct and role model successful swim lesson program.
  • Maintain Lifeguard and Swim Instructor certifications with instructor/trainer level preferred.
  • Acquire and maintain CPO within 90 of hire.
  • Conduct lifeguard in services monthly.
  • Maintain licensing compliance records inclusive of pool chemistry testing, patron load, staff certification, drill & Inservice completion, OSHA compliance. YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):The National YMCA Mission:To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support. Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress. Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change/ models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology. QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associate degree in related field or equivalent is preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years related experience preferred.
  • CPR/AED, First Aid. See technical functions.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Possess strong leadership qualities and work as a team member
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to quickly learn other software programs
  • Ability to respond to safety and emergency situations. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
    • Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions of position and supervise program.
    • Visual, auditory, and verbal ability to communicate effectively.
    • Must have high level of alertness, concentration, and initiative.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time; occasionally stoop/bend.
    • Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times.

Keywords: Crossroads YMCA, Gary , Aquatics Director I, Executive , Crown Point, Indiana

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