Competitive Aquatics Coach – Assistant Director (Exempt position)

Job Description:

Westfield Area YMCA-Westfield, NJ

Assistant Director of Competitive Aquatics

Full time-Exempt

 The Westfield Area YMCA is looking to hire a dedicated individual to manage and develop our 12 & under swim team program.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 3 years coaching and management experience preferred
  • Ability to manage a competitive swim team program of 250+ Age Group swimmers, hire and supervise staff, facilities, equipment, scheduling, and the ability to work closely with the Devilfish Parent Advisory Committee.

Required Certifications

  • Be a member of USA Swimming (NJ)
  • ARC and/or YMCA Lifeguard certification
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers and Professional Rescuers (CPR & AED), Basic First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration.
  • Principles of Competitive Swimming Certification and Certified Pool Operator must be obtained within one year of hire

 

Essential Functions

  • Provide a season overview or macro plan for coaching staff. Develop or assist in the development of a full curriculum for all 12 & under coaches.
  • Manage swim clinics, long course and provide individual/small group lessons as needed.
  • Oversee Devilfish swim team tryouts including but not limited to scheduling of dates, inquiries, responses post tryouts, etc. Promote and recruit new swimmers for the Westfield Area YMCA swim team.
  • Monitor and revise practice schedules & meet schedules with Director of Competitive Aquatics annually.
  • Must attend all assigned meets and be on deck for all assigned hours.
  • Be available to work mornings, evenings and weekends for practice sessions or swim meets as scheduled.
  • Prepare lineups for YMCA Dual Meets. Develop a strong knowledge of the meet manager software and team unify website.
  • Assist in the administration function of the team; i.e. team unify related work, emails, phone calls, results, etc.
  • Stay within budget guidelines, review monthly expenses, evaluate staff’s performance annually and administer salary increases based on current salary administration plan.
  • Assist in the development and administration of the Competitive Aquatics program budget.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and experience working with people of all ages and abilities, and demonstrate a commitment to the Y’s four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.

The minimum salary for this position is $39,000 and will be based on experience, education, certifications and qualifications.  We offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision/prescription/life and long-term disability insurance, long-term care insurance, 12% retirement, development training, Credit Union, a YPN Membership, YMCA Membership and Service Club Dues.

If you would like to be a part of our team, please send your resume with a cover letter.  Your cover letter must include at least one significant accomplishment related to the major responsibilities of this position, salary history/requirements and 3 professional references.  All requirements must be submitted to be considered.

 

How to Apply

Send your resume or complete an application which may be obtained from our website https://www.westfieldynj.org/about/job-opportunities

to Michelle Serafin at:  [email protected]

Resumes/Applications will be accepted until 1/22/2019

Contact Information

Michelle Serafin

220 Clark Street
Westfield, NJ 07090

phone: 908-301-9622 ext 530
fax: 908-301-9622 ext 530

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