Jan 06, 2020

Aquatics Director, 1.0 FTE

  • Minnetonka Public Schools
  • Minnetonka Public School District, County Road 101, Minnetonka, MN, USA
Full time Aquatic Director

Job Description

Full-time, full-year position
Regionally competitive benefits package.
Starting salary range is $70,000+ with actual placement depending on experience and qualifications.
Reports to the Superintendent
Note:  This position is not part of any collective bargaining group and the incumbent will be placed on an individual contract with the Minnetonka Public Schools.
Primary Objective of Position  
Manage the entire aquatics activities of the community facilities. Coordinate all aquatics, swim club, and first aid and training programs. The five areas of focus for this position include safety, compliance, people management, program and financial management along with aquatic leadership in the community. 
Job Responsibilities
1.  Manage the aquatics facilities in the Minnetonka School District  and surrounding beach areas within the District.
2.  Coordinate the scheduling of all events at the aquatics facilities.
3.  Supervise the Head Swim Club Coach, Head Age Group Coach, Lifeguard Services Coordinator, Aquatics Recreational Activities Coordinator, and Masters Swim Coaches, and Aquatics Office Assistant. 
4.  Work closely with the Coordinator of Facilities Services in regard to maintenance, mechanical or custodial issues.
5.  Coordinate the purchasing, inventory and maintenance of pool equipment.
6.  Manage programs, clinics and classes associated with the facilities including scheduling registration and payroll.
7.  Work with staff to investigate and recommend strategies to effectively manage risk in aquatics facilities.
8.  Maximize revenue producing opportunities through traditional and non-traditional usage of aquatics facilities.
9.  Develop and monitor annual budget for aquatics facilities and programs.
10.  Coordinate with physical education staff and district administration on the use of aquatics facilities.
11.  Coordinate with the Anchor Club in the support of all aquatics activities.
12.  Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Job Requirements 
1.  Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Sports Administration or related field is preferred.
2.  Minimum of two years of successful related experience, including experience in a supervisory or leadership role.
3.  Considerable knowledge of sports and recreational administration.
4.  Considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community aquatics program.
5.  Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community aquatics program.
6.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public.
7.  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
8.  Ability to plan and supervise the work of paid staff and volunteers.
*Note: It is possible to combine the Aquatics Director position with the girls’ and/or boys’ high school swimming and diving head coach assignments beginning with the 2020-21 season. Each of these coaching assignments provides an annual stipend of $6,077.

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