Swim Job: YMCA of the Fox Cities seeks Aquatics Director


The YMCA of the Fox Cities is hiring an Aquatics Director at Fox West YMCA!

The Aquatics Director develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.

Applicant will be responsible for:

YMCA LogoDirecting and supervising program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives; developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with community organizations; recruiting, hiring, training, developing, scheduling and directing personnel and volunteers as needed; reviewing and evaluating staff performance; developing strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals, ensuring records of staff certifications are current and complete; monitoring daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations; conducting and ensuring proper maintenance of pools; securing and scheduling pool facilities; maintaining accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance; conducting lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings; creating and scheduling swim classes ; assisting in the marketing and distribution of program information; developing and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives; assisting in YMCA fund raising activities and special events; modeling relationship-building skills in all interactions; responding to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner; assisting with Program Committee meetings; compiling program statistics; and monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of and participation in program. Must be currently certified in lifeguard training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Instructor and WSI Instructor, First Aid, Progressive Instructor, YMCA or Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor.

Applicant must have a High School Diploma, however, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills. Strong organizational skills are necessary. Knowledge of budget development and management, training and supervisory skills and customer relations are essential. Must be self-motivated, self-directed.


• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• Long Term Disability Insurance
• Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay
• An Exceptional Retirement Plan
• 403(b) Smart Account
• Complimentary Family YMCA Membership
• Excellent Child Care and Program Discounts


Our open positions are updated weekly. Applications are accepted for listed positions only. Please go to the YMCA Fox Cities website to download and complete application. Please e-mail, fax or mail application along with resume and cover letter to YMCA HR Department. You may also apply in person at any of the YMCA Fox Cities locations.


As the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y offers more than just a job. We offer the chance to make a difference in a fun, flexible environment where our mission and core values drive every decision we make.


E-mail Human Resources at [email protected]


We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

 Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of the YMCA of Fox Cities.

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