Anchor Bay School District

Anchor Bay School District
Aquatic Center Coordinator 

Location: Aquatic Center
Hours: Full time to include night and weekends
Salary: $49,380 - $74,947 annually

Under direction, develops, implements, monitors, evaluates, and supervises the operations of
assigned aquatics program and facility areas. Areas of responsibility include leading aquatics
programs, overseeing aquatics facilities, evaluating program curricula, and managing aquatics
safety and maintenance activities. Hires, trains, evaluates, and supervises staff; initiates new
community-based programs and activities; and performs related work as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of
different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can
perform the essential functions of the job.
Serves as the District’s aquatics subject matter expert.
Responsible for administering all relevant district policies and procedures while working
within the confines of the Rules and By-Laws of the Michigan High School Athletic
Association as applicable.
Develops, implements, monitors, evaluates, and supervises the operations of aquatics
program areas.
Oversees and supervises the activities of subordinate staff and volunteers; selects,
assigns, trains, directs, schedules, and monitors staff duties; evaluates employee
performance and initiates disciplinary actions when needed.
Responsible for the appropriate training of employees in assigned areas of responsibility;
plans and conducts in-service training programs; monitors status of required licenses and
certifications; structures the evaluation and professional development of program staff to
ensure a high performing team.
Conducts research to identify programs of value and interest to the community;
evaluates program effectiveness and viability; makes recommendations on new aquatics
programs, or modifications of existing programs, to meet community needs.
Serves as a liaison and resource for community agencies and other organizations;
performs community outreach to promote aquatics programs and stimulate interest in
District offerings.
In Coordinatization with the communications coordinator prepares marketing materials,
such as course descriptions, program brochures, newsletters, and announcements;
coordinates the use of social media and other forums to maximize community outreach
and participation.
Develops, implements, and recommends effective maintenance and safety programs,
procedures, and guidelines; conducts periodic inspections, and ensures aquatics facilities
are properly maintained for optimal safety.
Coordinates with the Supervisor of Maintenance the repair and maintenance of all Aquatic
Center facilities.
Responds to all on-site emergencies.
Ensures Aquatic Staff offer a safe and friendly environment for all members and guests.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic
segments of the community.
Prepares and manages program budget and grants; projects revenue and expenditures;
monitors and tracks expenditures and fees collected; monitors inventory and purchases
authorized supplies and equipment.
Identifies grant opportunities; develops and prepares grant proposals.
Manages fee collection, accounting activities, and program registration in assigned areas;
reviews records and files to ensure proper accounting and documentation consistent with
District policies and procedures.
Coordinates the use of Aquatic Center facilities in the school district with the respective
Building Principals. Coordinate use of the Aquatic Center with Maintenance Supervisor by
groups outside the school.
Works collaboratively with other District departments; confers regularly with other District
supervisors and managers.
Maintains records on program activities, attendance, and other pertinent information;
prepares a variety of operational and business reports, and associated correspondence.
Sends reminders of coming events to schools and officials.
Assists with District special events as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education, or a related field;
Five years of relevant aquatics program experience, with at least three years in a
supervisory capacity.
Any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required
knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge of:
Principles, practices, methods, and techniques of planning, developing, implementing,
and evaluating assigned aquatics programming and facility management.
Principles and practices of supervision and leadership, including work planning,
assignment review, evaluation, discipline, and training.
Federal, state, and local laws and regulations related to provision of aquatics services.
Occupational hazards and related safety precautions.
Principles and practices of administrative procedures, recordkeeping, budgeting, and
financial management.
Principles and practices of grant writing and management.
Principles and practices of contract and procurement administration.
Principles and techniques for fostering effective work groups, inter-departmental
relations, and community partnerships while providing a high level of customer service.
Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to
the work.

Ability to:
Select, supervise, and lead aquatics staff and volunteers, including planning, organizing,
training, evaluating, and coordinating the work of multiple assigned program areas and
working teams.
Plan and develop policies and procedures to benefit participants in a variety of aquatics
Identify and analyze community needs and promote interest in assigned program areas.
Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies, and
Manage budget development and monitor program revenue and expenses with accurate
financial records and reports.
Develop marketing materials, public relations programs, and make presentations.
Speak effectively in public.
Independently organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines, and follow up on
Demonstrate strong customer service skills and establish, maintain, and foster positive
and effective working relationships.
Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.

Licenses and Certifications:
At time of appointment, and maintained throughout employment possession of:
Michigan Driver’s License, with a satisfactory driving record,
American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification,
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification,
Certified Pool Operator or Aquatics Facility Operator certification.

Physical Demands
Work is primarily performed within a public swimming pool environment, where stamina is
needed to perform moderate to heavy lifting of pool equipment and furniture or children and
adults who may require removal from the pool, and to stay in the pool for prolonged periods.
Must possess the mobility to stand, stoop, kneel, reach, bend, climb, push, and pull materials
and equipment, and swim while wearing an appropriate uniform with protective equipment.
Vision and hearing must be sufficient to see and hear adults and children in crowded and noisy
conditions and/or situations. Must also possess: the mobility to work in an office setting and use
standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a
computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or by using a telephone
and radio. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer
keyboard or to operate safety equipment. Must be able to swim distances and dive to pool
depths, as determined by testing/certification authorities, and to lift 150 pounds or heavier
weights with assistance and/or proper equipment.
Environmental Elements
Incumbents work indoors in a pool environment with wet and slippery conditions. May be
exposed to chlorine, acids, and other chemicals at aquatics facilities, as well as blood and body
fluids while rendering first aid and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). Incumbents will interact
with individuals in interpreting and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures.
Working Conditions
Incumbents may be assigned an irregular work schedule, including weekends, early mornings,
evenings, and holidays.
Pre-Employment Conditions
LifeScan School Employment fingerprint clearance.
Unprofessional conduct background check
The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescription controlled substance
use and/or abuse in the workplace throughout his/her employment in the district in
accordance with all Board of Education policy and Administrative Regulations.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with
Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.
Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional
duties may be assigned.

Anchor Bay School District provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without
regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local laws.

Shift Type Full-Time Salary Range $49,380 to $74,947