Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director, the Director of Aquatics administers the policies, procedures and programs of the branch relating to aquatics. This position also supervises all aquatic personnel and is ultimately responsible for swimming pool and aquatic safety as well as swimming pool maintenance and mechanical/chemical operations. The Director of Aquatics has staff supervision, budget accountability, fundraising accountability, membership engagement accountability and program development, delivery and evaluation responsibility. Key deliverables ensure that YMCA programs and services in the aquatics department will be administered in a values-centered, mission driven, high quality environment which is centered on member service. This position is also responsible for the direct oversight of the YMCA Swim Team, Swim Lessons, Safety and Lifeguard Classes, and Branch Certifications. Experience in USA Swimming and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) designation is preferred.
The Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA is located in Alpharetta, Georgia. Home to over 600 technology companies, the city is often referred to as the Technology City of the South.” Alpharetta is a growing, vibrant and diverse Southern city with nationally-ranked schools, low unemployment and a high quality of life. The branch also serves 4 surrounding municipalities in North Fulton County: Johns Creek, Roswell, Milton, and Mountain Park. Starting as a non-facility, community-based program branch in 1984, the Y grew with the needs of the community, opening a full facility in 1998, followed by two subsequent expansions.
EFFECT ON END RESULT: This position has a primary impact on the overall effectiveness of the aquatics department and the success of programs and services to the community. The effectiveness of this position is primarily measured by the sound department administration, the stated satisfaction of members and staff, and a sound fiscal position of the department.
Ergonomics: Sitting, bending, stooping, standing, 15% repetitive keyboard work, seeing, verbal communications, lift up to 25 pounds.
Critical competencies based on needs specific to role: