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Aquatics Director

Location:Richmond, VA
Salary Range:Minimum salary is $35,000, but actual salary depends on certifications and experience
Benefits:Free family metro-wide Y membership, medical, dental, and 12 percent employer-paid retirement, upon vesting
Employment Type:Full Time
Branch:Northside Family YMCA
Description:The Northside Family YMCA is seeking an energetic, motivated, team player to develop, implement and manage our aquatics activities and programs.

The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development.
Duties:The Director will oversee the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of all aquatics staff, and the implementation of aquatics programming, including swim lessons, swim team, water fitness, and Learn to Swim. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and supervisory skills; as well, demonstrate the ability to train staff and to build relationships with staff and members, guiding them to reach their established goals. The Director will supervise Lifeguards, Swim Instructors, Swim Coaches and Water Fitness Instructors, and oversee pool maintenance.
Qualifications: Minimum of one year of aquatics experience required
Supervisory and programmatic experience in aquatics/pool management required
Current Professional CPR/AED and First Aid certifications, YMCA/Red Cross/Ellis lifeguard and swim lesson instructor certification required
YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or Red Cross WSI desired
Nationally recognized water fitness instructor certification desired
CPO (Certified Pool Operator) desired

Please submit completed application, cover letter, resume and three references by September 9, 2013.

**All applicants MUST provide copies of current certifications with applications. Please upload your certifications along with your resume.**

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