Decatur Family YMCA
Job Title: Director of Aquatics and Head Swim Team Coach
FLSA Status: Full Time Exempt
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Revision Date: 2/4/2020
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Serves as head swim team coach and teaches the fundamentals of competitive swimming in a positive environment. As leader of the highly competitive YDSC Gators swim team, the coach will provide every member an opportunity to improve their skills be successful at his or her level of ability, from novice to elite-level competitors. Provides Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA aquatic program(s). Develops an annual budget for programs and work within the budget and overall YMCA financial policies in implementing programs.
YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with
a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships
to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations (depending upon the programs).
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This is a full-time position with full-time benefits including Medical, Dental, Retirement, and paid time off. To apply please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DECATUR FAMILY YMCA
220 West McKinley Ave. Decatur, Il 62526
Phone 217-872-9622 Fax 217-872-4294