Aquatics Director

Applications due 05/31/21

Job Description:

Date posted: April 22, 2021

Location: 254 Essex Street, Beverly, MA, USA

Are you a seasoned Aquatics Professional with experience inspiring and leading a team?  Are you interested in utilizing your experience to ensure the safety and well-being of others by providing access to important programs and services in the community? This may be the opportunity for you?

As the Aquatics Director at the Greater Beverly YMCA you will help support our community and members by ensuring the safe operating and robust  programming of our Aquatics center.  The Aquatics Director is responsible for all aspects of the instructional and recreational aquatics experience. The Beverly YMCA provides swim lessons to youth weekly, offers aqua activities for all ages, and is host to local Swim Teams.  Key responsibilities of this role include recruiting, retaining, and transitioning swimmers of all ages and abilities through the programs, and working collaboratively with the competitive team to achieve a successful conversion rate of instructional swimmers to the competitive program. Through strong leadership, efficient planning, high-quality engagement, and direct service, the Aquatics Director manages staff, provides guidance on the technical and physical skills of swimming, creates a fun environment that develops long-lasting relationships, a sense of achievement and belonging, while fostering a lifelong love of swimming.  The incumbent in this role will enjoy connecting with participants and visitors of all ages, have the ability to carry out Aquatics initiatives that meet the goals of the organization, and have a strong skillset in planning and leading others.

To thrive in this role you must have a background of progressive aquatics experience leading to the oversight and management of multiple team members, previous experience maintaining the functions of an aquatics center, and the ability to successfully prioritize and respond to a variety of tasks including the emergency response to members of visitors in the pool.  You must have the ability to engage and direct others as well as provide instructions and assessments to staff and members in the pool.

 

  • Current certifications in Lifeguard/Swim Instructor, Pro CPR, First Aid and Oxygen, or willing to obtain
  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency of swim skills in accordance with YMCA standards and have a strong foundation in stroke mechanics
  • A Minimum of 3-5 years progressive leadership and oversight of an aquatics center

For further assistance you may contact the HR department at 978-564-3463.

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran’s status.

How to Apply

Visit the YMCA of the North Shore Careers Page to submit your application linked here.

Contact Information

Debra Parsons

245 Cabot Street

phone: 9785220456