Detailed Job Description
The Assistant Director position is designed to assist the Associate Director, Aquatic Center in the administration of the Aquatic Center so that the health and well being of patrons and staff is upheld to the highest standard. The Assistant Director assumes functional and administrative responsibility for aquatic special events, and the event staff.
- Required to perform duties with limited supervision and will be responsible for making significant independent decisions
- Direct and manage swim, dive, water polo and synchronized swimming events
- Direct the Event Technician staff (5-7 students), including training, supervision, hiring, recruitment, discipline, and scheduling
- Assist the Makos head coach with administrative and coaching activities including but not limited to scheduled practices, swim meets, and extra activities.
- Prepare and present all aquatic event SOP's, all event evaluations, and all event financial summaries
- Distribute evaluations to all meet hosts and summarize the results
- Manage event requests, facility reservations, and daily rentals in computer scheduling software.
- Direct and/or compile reports and proposals related to programs and special events.
- Direct and compile internal and external public relations
- Provide supervision of the Recreational Sports Center and equipment safety checks to ensure the safety and well-being of patrons
- Assist Associate Director with the development, recommendation, and management of aquatic budget
- Responsible for the management and operation of aquatic center scoreboard/video board, to include creating graphics, managing rotation of advertisers, managing slide shows, and appropriate maintenance
- Attend regional and national conferences/meetings
- Assist with the meet bidding process at United States Aquatic Sports, Inc.
- Assist with HDRBS department special events as requested
- Assists with the direct and functional supervision of 65-75 lifeguard staff, equivalent
- Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in physical education, sports administration, recreation or related field or experience in a large multi-use aquatic facility supervising programs and special events.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR/PR certifications/or completed within 3 months of hire.
Experience in staging special events
Master's degree preferred
American Red Cross CPR/FA/LG instructor certifications, or WSIT, LGIT certifications.
Computer experience to include Excel, Word, Colorado Timing Systems, and CLASS, Max Solutions or similar scheduling software.
Experience in digital, print and social marketing; sponsorship; graphic design.
Previous Age Group Swim coaching experience
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.