Assistant Director of Aquatics - Event and Lifeguard Management
MIT Recreational Sports (HealthFitness)
December 6, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Aquatics, Associate Director
4 Year Degree
HealthFitness has a fantastic new opportunity for an Assistant Director of Aquatics - Event and Lifeguard Management at our MIT client site in Cambridge, MA. In this position, you will plan, organize and manage all competitive aquatic events including NCAA Swim, Diving and Water Polo competitions, as well as state and regional age group and high school competitions. This position will also assume functional and administrative responsibility for the supervision and development of two Aquatic Supervisors and 40 lifeguards and will oversee the programming and development of the American Red Cross Health and Safety offerings.
Direct, manage, mentor and evaluate two full time Aquatic Supervisors.
Recruit, hire, train, mentor, schedule and supervise all lifeguard personnel to ensure safety and the quality of programs, practices and events.
Manage all special events sponsored by the Aquatics Department (including varsity, club, outside rental groups). This includes preparing and managing event budgets; organizing equipment, event set-up/breakdown and scheduling event support; serving as onsite event manager who respond and trouble shoot all issues during event operations.
Responsible for the planning, promoting, and management of all American Red Cross Training programs, expanding existing program offerings, as well as other outreach efforts.
Act as a liaison between Aquatic Director and Lifeguards.
Prior management experience working in aquatics, recreation, athletics, physical education or related field.
Certifications: CPR for Professional Rescuer, First Aid, Lifeguard and American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor.
Ability to multi-task while possessing a professional demeanor and attitude.
Experience working for a collegiate, Municipal athletic or recreation department
Excellent verbal and written skills; and quality customer service skills required.
Experience using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Experience managing various aquatic events and technical knowledge of both Hy-Tek Meet Manager and Colorado Timing Systems products.
Two to five years management experience working in aquatics, recreation, athletics, physical education or related field.
Certifications: Certified Pool Operator, SCUBA, Lifeguard Instructor/Trainer and WSI/Trainer.
About MIT and HealthFitness
This position is with MIT Recreation in Cambridge, MA, managed by HealthFitness, and is a great opportunity for any Aquatic professional looking to work in a high paced environment with a diverse community in one of New England’s finest aquatic venues. This premier program includes a 150,000 sq. ft. facility complete with an Olympic 50m pool, Instructional 25yd pool and a satellite facility with a 25yd lap pool and instructional pool. Additional features of the facilities include, extensive fitness activity space housing cardiovascular and strength equipment, squash courts, multi-activity court and 3 additional athletic facilities housing multiple gymnasiums, an indoor track and ice rink. Serving an eligible population of 15,000+, this program incorporates comprehensive aquatics, fitness, wellness and recreational programming across several facilities. Learn more about the program at http://bit.ly/2vWBunL
MIT Recreational Sports is a premier program consisting of a 150,000 sq ft facility complete with two floors of fitness activity space housing over 75 pieces of cardiovascular equipment, two full lines of strength equipment, free weight room, a 50m Olympic pool and two 25m recreational pools, squash courts, multi-activity court and is connected to 3 additional athletic facilities housing multiple ...gymnasiums, an indoor track and ice rink. Serving an eligible population of 15,000+, this program incorporates comprehensive Fitness, Aquatic and Recreational programming all within the MIT community.
We are an EOE/AA company.