YMCA of Greater Omaha

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Aquatics Manager

Aquatics Manager

ID 
2017-2592
YMCA 
Southwest YMCA
Job Location 
US-NE-Omaha
Category 
Aquatics
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatics programs.  Develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatics programs.

Responsibilities

  1. Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  2. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  3. Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  4. Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  5. Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  6. Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices.
  7. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  8. Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  9. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  10. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to
    all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  11. Assists with Program Committee meetings.
  12. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation
    in program.
  13. Actively participates in department, branch and association meetings and/or trainings.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):

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

  1. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.
  2. At least 1 year previous supervisory experience in customer service and/or fitness training or instruction preferred.
  3. YMCA Lifeguard Certification or equivalent and must be maintained.
  4. Complete within 30 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention Training; BLS CPR; First Aid; Emergency Oxygen Administration (provided by YMCA)
  5. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community and successful clearance of background check.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Recreational environment; aquatics facility. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, speak clearly, hear and use hands and fingers.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands or arms, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or move a maximum of 25 lbs.
  • Intermittent use of pool to instruct participants.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions required.
  • Reliable transportation & travel between local branches may be required.

The YMCA of Greater Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.