University of Albany
Department of Campus Recreation
Position Title: Aquatics Coordinator (GA)
Reports To:Asst. Director, Aquatics
Under the general direction of the Asst. Director, Aquatics, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing aquatics programs and activities at the AquaticsCenter. Aquatics Coordinators are expected to perform routine and difficult staff work in recreation and take specific responsibility for the assigned recreation programs and oversee personnel.
Job Requirements (Include education, experience and specific competencies)
Current CPR for the professional rescuer certification
Current Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor certification
Current American Red Cross CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard Instructor
Thorough knowledge of the Aquatics Program
Successful crowd control methods
Standard program evaluation methods and report writing procedures
Techniques of effective supervision and training
Knowledge of Aquatics program activities such as swim and water safety classes, water sports and exercise programs as they pertain to the interests of faculty/staff, students, general public and others
Skill in responding effectively to program issues and customer interests
Ability to plan programs, special events and community service activities
Must be able to effectively analyze problems, evaluating alternatives and making creative recommendations
Knowledge of proper supervision procedures and techniques
Maintain accurate and organized records
Skilled customer service, public relations and conflict resolution
Excellent human relation skills and communication skills
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the University at Albany Campus Recreation
Previous experience (minimum one year) in the Aquatics field
Report to and work the duration of assigned shift or find appropriate substitute
Organizes, develops, schedules, and supervises day to day operations of facilities
Establishes performance objectives for Aquatics Programs
Responsible for the recruitment, training and supervision of employees
Maintains records of events and operations
Networks with local Aquatic organizations, and other appropriate groups to develop and provide creative aquatics programs for the community and coordinate the pool use schedule for these programs
Oversees and enforces the ongoing implementation of Aquatics Safety
Provides support to supervisor on a variety of assignments
Ensure that all Campus Recreation policies and procedures are being followed to preserve the safety of each participant.
If an accident/incident does occur, properly activate the established Emergency Action Plan. This includes, but is not limited to activating the chain of survival, performing first aid/CPR within certification guidelines and completing all associated reports/paperwork.
Supervise the Campus Recreation Facilities by being physically present in the assigned Campus Recreation facility
Promptly report all unsafe conditions and concerns to on-duty supervisor
All other duties, as assigned
Effect on End Result
The satisfactory performance of the incumbent will result in consistent, high quality Campus RecreationFacility and programming, which is key to member attraction and retention.
This work requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and visual acuity. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.