Aquatics Coordinator, University at Buffalo

Applications due 08/12/22

Job Description:

Date posted: July 14, 2022

Location: Alumni Arena, Buffalo, NY, USA

The University at Buffalo, Recreation and Intramural Services department seeks an Aquatics Coordinator to assist the Aquatics Director.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Aquatics Director in the management and operations of the North Campus Aquatic facility and South     Campus swimming pool.
  • Assist in the coordination of day-to-day custodial efforts of the aquatics area and maintenance of the aquatics equipment.
  • Assist in the operations and management of recreation and athletics events.
  • Assistant the Director of Risk Management in the operations of the Universities CPR/AED and First Aid Training Center.
  • Teach approximately 6 – 9 hours per week within Aquatics, CPR/AED, First Aid, and/or other courses within accreditation/certification.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of instructional programs, including the management of the Learn-to-Swim program.
  • Coordination of the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of all student support staff within the aquatics program.
  • Coordinate work schedules of aquatics staff utilizing NYS health department codes and University guidelines for athletics teams, recreation, contractual rental groups, and special events.
  • Manage student assistant timesheets and oversee staff training sessions.
  • Develop technical proficiency in: Hytek Meet and Team Manager, Colorado Timing System, and Show Control System Software.

Outstanding Benefits Package:
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
  • Must be available to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification
  • Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs. or 22.68 kg.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Water Safety Instructor Trainer
  • Lifeguard Instructor Trainer

Salary: $37,249, Full-Time, 10 month position



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Contact Information

Heather Cooper

166A Alumni Arena, Buffalo, NY 14260

phone: 716.645.3842