Description: Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Assistant Director of University RecreationAquatics & Risk Management to join our community. The Assistant Director of University Recreation Aquatics and Risk Management is primarily responsible for the management, supervision, and operation of the East and West Pools (two six-lane 25 yard pools) as well as the administration of the departmental risk management plan. Through sport, fitness, instructional, and outdoor programs, University Recreation inspires, educates, and empowers the Seattle University community to live happier, healthier, and more successful lives. Whether it is promoting wellness, providing worthwhile recreational activities, or building community, the Department of University Recreation is an integral component of a Seattle University students holistic education. University Recreation includes the following core functional areas: facilities and aquatics, competitive sports (intramural sports and sport clubs), outdoor adventure recreation, and fitness and instructional programs. This position will start in July 2012. For the full description and qualifications or to apply, please visit: jobs.seattleu.edu
Requirements: Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Recreation or Sports Management/Administration or a related field with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of aquatic management or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Lifeguard certification issued by the American Red Cross or YMCA. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification as issued by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) or an Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification as issued by the National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. Current United States Master Swimming Coaches Certification or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. American Red Cross Lifeguard instructor certification or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. Detail oriented, highly organized individual who has the ability to multitask and the ability to deal with a variety of situations and people in a balanced way. Prior experience supervising student staff. Team oriented individual with excellent communication and leadership skills. Possess an understanding of student development philosophy as it relates to recreational sports on a university campus and knowledge of current trends in campus recreational sports programs. Strong computer skills.
All candidates must show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and the universitys mission, vision, and values. This position requires a criminal history background check.