YMCA Aquatics Director

Applications due 12/07/18

Job Description:

Location: 400 Mason Street, Onalaska, WI, USA

At the La Crosse Area Family YMCA, we believe that every child should know the life-saving skills of swimming and that every community resident should have the opportunity to experience the joy and well-being that water activities can bring. To accomplish this, our Aquatics Director will work side-by-side with their staff, their colleagues and our community to create a welcoming pool environment for all; develop high-quality programming; and establish partnerships with other area organizations with a focus on water safety and education.

We are seeking a highly motivated team member to lead our Aquatics Department at our YMCA-Houser branch in Onalaska, WI. Candidates for this position must have strong relationship building and communication skills, a passion for aquatics and water safety, and be highly innovative and organized. This position will oversee the development, administration, operations, budget, risk management & safety of all aquatics programming, the scheduling of pool space for all pool related activities, and the supervision of lifeguards and swim lesson/water safety instructors. They will work closely with the Aquatics Director at our YMCA-Dahl branch to ensure quality and safety training is consistent throughout the association.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree along with up-to-date certifications in Professional CPR/AED and First Aid, and YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard and YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor or WSI certifications; strong interpersonal & communication skills; programming & supervisory experience a plus. This is a full-time exempt position with a full benefits package.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Jackie Ripp, Director of Human Resources by Dec. 7, 2018 to [email protected]

Contact Information

Jackie Ripp

1140 Main Street, La Crosse, WI 54601

phone: 608-519-5467