Associate Program Director for Aquatics
YMCA of Boulder Valley
2800 Dagny Way
Lafayette, CO 80026
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Do you have a passion for water safety, multi-tasking and flip flops? Do you daydream about scheduling, staffing and CPR? Love the smell of chlorine and the sound of leadership?
Set on the glorious, sun-soaked Front Range of Colorado, the YMCA of Boulder Valley has expanded its aquatics programming at a rapid rate. In the past few months we've added one indoor, year-round pool, one baby pool, one warm water therapy pool, and we've partnered with the local school district to offer head start preschoolers free drowning prevention lessons; that’s an extra 2,400+ kids learning water safety each year! The new Associate Aquatics Program Director for the YMCA of Boulder Valley will assist in overseeing our growing aquatics offerings and help to ensure that our aquatics programs continue to thrive and meet the needs of our membership and community.
We are looking for someone who has grace and gumption: An organized problem-solver who cares deeply about water safety, staff management and aquatics programming. The ideal candidate is basically awesome. More specifically, this is what awesome looks like to us:
The ideal candidate can help to lead a team through inspiration, coaching and clearly communicated expectations. He or she has a strong work ethic and healthy work-life balance. Our future associate aquatics director will be committed to all aspects of the position: working within the framework of an annual budget; helping to hire, train and supervise a strong Lifeguard and swim Instructor staff team; and assist with the creation and implementation of meaningful programming—including a competitive swim team league—all while providing excellent customer service to our members and participants. The Y is all about community, making a positive difference in the lives of those we serve each day in our programs. Together, we can impact youth development, healthy living and social responsibility in Boulder County—and have fun while we are doing it.
The Associate Program Director of Aquatics will:
Direct and supervise 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 set by the Sr. Aquatics Director and the YMCA.
Recruit, hire, train, develop, schedule, and direct personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance.
Implement strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensure records of staff certifications are current and complete.
Monitor daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local, and YMCA health and safety regulations.
Conduct and ensure proper maintenance of pools. Secure and schedule pool facilities. Maintain accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
Conduct lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid, and CPR trainings.
Create and schedule swim classes, water fitness classes, certification classes, and summer swim team practices and meets.
Assist in the marketing and distribution of program information.
Assist in the development and monitoring of program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
Assist in YMCA fund raising activities and special events. Fulfill association-wide responsibilities.
Model relationship-building skills in all interactions. Respond to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
Assist with Program Committee meetings as assigned.
Provide data and reports as required for assigned programs.
Participate in required Manager on Duty shifts.
Hiring Salary Range: $31,000-$37,000/year.
The YMCA of Boulder Valley is proud to offer full time employees medical, dental, vision, LTD/ADD and life insurance, as well as paid time off, free Y membership and reduced rates on Y programs. The Y contributes 10% of gross earnings to the Y Retirement Fund for qualified individuals.
Please complete the on line application at our website https://www.ymcabv.org and submit a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com. Resumes are accepted through July 31st. Position to Start September 5th.
Minimum 3 years Aquatics experience, including staff supervision, budgeting, competitive swim team league management
Current Lifeguard, CPR, AED, First Aid, BBP and O2 certification
Current YMCA Lifeguard Instructor certification
Swim Lesson Instructor
Attention to detail, positive attitude, self-motivated, ability to work and meet deadlines with an accurate end product
Ability to successfully work together with other departments, as well as independently
Current Certified Pool Operator preferred (must become CPO certified within 1 year)
Current YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Trainer preferred (must become certified within 1 year)
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
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Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. The YMCA of Boulder Valley is one of the largest non-profits in Boulder County, and our staff members enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from nurturing the potential of youth and teens, improving the nation’s health and well-being and providing support to our neighbors.
We were founded as the Young Men’s Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are The Y, an association that values, and is made stronger by, its diverse people. At the YMCA of Boulder Valley, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.