The Assistant Director of Operations and Aquatics administers a comprehensive campus aquatics program and oversees the day-to-day operations of the Fitness and Aquatics Center, designed to meet the diverse needs of the Loyola University Maryland community. This includes the hiring, training and evaluation of student employees, swim meet management, department-wide risk management oversite, pool mechanical management and swim lesson programming. On a small, collaborative campus, all Assistant Directors have the opportunity to be involved in campus-wide initiatives that expose them to a number of different areas in student development and higher education.
The Department of Recreational Sports is a dynamic organization that is continually striving to support the mission of the university by fostering healthy lifestyles through inclusive engagement opportunities that cultivate life-long learning. Loyola University Maryland is a growing and supportive environment that enables employees to be creative in addressing a wide array of issues within a collaborative team-based atmosphere. We are seeking colleagues whose professional philosophies align with our dedication to the development of the whole person and the University’s Jesuit values of justice, community, and a constant challenge to improve.
Primary Job Responsibilities
o Hire, train, supervise, evaluate and develop Lifeguard, Building Supervisor and Swim Instructor student employees. o Plan and execute the building supervisor and lifeguard schedules and ensure staffing coverage for all standard building/pool hours, facility special events, rentals, meets and other events, exam hours, break hours and holidays. o Responsible for the day-to-day operations and effective management of the Fitness and Aquatic Center (FAC), including coordinating and maintaining existing standards for facility operations and event management. Ensure facilities are set-up/broken down for competitions and special events properly/timely. o Develop and maintain policies and procedures for the operation of the FAC including opening and closing procedures, space specific policies and procedures, facility rental policies and special event procedures. o Serve as the primary safety and risk manager for the Department. Assess potential safety risks and respond pro-actively. Serve as department liaison with EHS, Facilities, Fire Safety, Public Safety, Facilities Use Committee and all associated contractors. o Oversee FAC security procedures including implementation of all departmental Emergency Action Plans, materials, and training. Ensure all department permits and certifications are maintained/current. Oversee Hep B vaccination of employees with Department of Health Services. o Direct daily maintenance of water quality including pH, temperature, ORP, chlorine, alkalinity, calcium, mechanical equipment for pool, hot tub, and sauna. Collaborate and coordinate with the Water Management Company for testing, chemical supply, chemical spills, water and mechanical issues and site visits. o Recommend revisions to the water management contract ensuring adherence and compliance with contract stipulations by the contractor coordinating with Facilities on issues needing remedy not covered by the contract. o Liaise with Environmental Health and Safety regarding all safety issues and concerns related to the pool, sauna and hot tub. Ensure all maintenance and operational changes are documented according to department expectations and adhere to NRPA Aquatic Facility Operator standards.
For more information, please contact Kara Hunter, Assistant Director of Competitive Sports, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates may apply with a cover letter, résumé, and list of three references at www.loyola.edu/careers. Do not apply through blufishjobs.com.
Priority application deadline is June 7, 2019
Bachelor’s Degree 1 to 3 years or more of experience Lifeguard Certification Water Safety Instructor Aquatic Facility Operator
About Loyola University Maryland
Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola’s beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.