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Aquatics Swim Coordinator - Southwest

Company: YMCA of Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

How you will contribute to our Purpose: The Y's purpose is to strengthen the community. Every day, we work side by side with our neighbors to make sure everyone, regardless of age, income, or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. There are lots of places to work, but few opportunities to do work that really matters. Not only will you have the chance to help children, youth, and adults of all ages reach their potential, you'll be making a huge difference in your community as well. Aquatics Program Coordinator you will assist with the day-to-day operation of swim lessons and aquatics programs. You will support the development of swim lessons instructors to ensure high-quality programs for all. Pay Rate: $14.00 - $15.00 per hour, depending on experience What are the details? Leadership * Create a positive and motivational environment for swim lesson instructors * Provide leadership and coaching to swim instructor team * Lead monthly swim instructor in-service training along with Aquatics Director * Respond to member and community inquiries and complaints promptly utilizing written and verbal communication, including phone and face-to-face Administrative Support * Create staffing schedule for swim lesson instructors, ensuring staff work within the required limit of hours (28 hours/week yearly staff and 40 hours/week for seasonal) * Print and manage rosters for monthly swim lessons * Send welcome emails out to parents at the beginning of each month * Send reminder emails to parents about registering for the next session * Update pool availability in Motion Vibe for pool space needed for lessons * Ensure swim lesson instructors are following the v6 curriculum and using swim lesson skill progress trackers. * Ensure swim lesson instructors provide progress trackers, report cards, and certificates to participants. People Management * Administer swim test to all potential new hire swim lesson instructors; Assist Aquatics Director with the interview process for potential new swim instructors. * Train, develop, and support swim lesson instructors * Monitor and update all required staff certifications, keeping them on file in the Aquatics Office * Address complaints and uses conflict resolution techniques to solve staff problems * Audit staff to ensure the continued quality of the swim lesson program Fiscal Management * Ensure all swim lessons meet the minimum number of participants. Work with Aquatics Director to combine classes when minimum numbers are not met. Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the staff member must be able to sustain long periods of active work. Ability to conduct one-on-one training, small or large group classes, and activities that last up to an hour or so in duration. Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position; including sitting, talking, typing on a computer, leading class, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting weights or objects of 50-75lbs. safely. (I.E. weights, some light machinery within the fitness center, etc.). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. What you bring to the Purpose: * Education & Experience: You have a High School Diploma or GED and have experience in Aquatics programming. Competitive swimming, coaching, and supervisory experience are a plus. You are committed to obtaining the following certificates: * CPR and First Aid certification within 30-days of hire. * Red Cross Lifeguard certifications within 90 days of hire * Swim Lesson Instructor Trainer certification within 6 months of hire * Strong Communicator: You listen for understanding and meaning; speak and write effectively, and effectively tailor your communication to the appropriate audience. * Organized and Productive: You establish clear goals and effectively implement tasks and plans to accomplish them promptly * Innovative: You embrace new approaches and creative thinking to assess and implement effective processes related to employee, operational, and organizational performance. * Growth Mindset: You quickly learn from failure and value feedback in the effort to continuously improve the organization's functional capacity. * Flexible: You can work in an ambiguous environment and demonstrate an openness to change in service of our Cause * Inclusion: You foster a culture of inclusion and belonging. You leverage people's differences as strengths. The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. The YMCA of Austin provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. YMCA of Austin complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: YMCA of Austin, Austin , Aquatics Swim Coordinator - Southwest, Other , Austin, Texas

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