Dec 27, 2023

Swimming Program Coordinator

  • Lehman College, CUNY
  • Hybrid (Lehman College, CUNY, Bedford Park Boulevard West, The Bronx, NY, USA)
Part time Aquatic Director

Job Description

The Continuing Education Swimming Coordinator manages a tuition-based community swimming program at Lehman College in the Bronx serving 150-200 adult students per semester. We are looking for a part-time coordinator to help us grow the program.


Swimming Staff Recruitment and Management

  • Recruit new staff and lifeguards needed to staff Swimming Program
  • Collect and maintain records of staff and lifeguard credentials
  • Implement instructor and lifeguard hiring process to meet hiring deadlines
  • Train new staff on swim program process and procedures
  • Facilitate administrative training of new teachers, including CE procedures regarding payroll (time sheets), student attendance, grade reports, general CUNY and Lehman policies related to student and faculty behavior, etc.
  • Monitor staff compliance with APEX and CE protocol
  • Observe faculty swim lesson within first month of onboarding
  • Create and manage swimming staff schedule and substitutions

Student Support

  • Lead student online orientation each semester
  • Communicate APEX facility rules and regulations to staff and students
  • Troubleshoot student concerns during course

Administrative Support

  • Liaison with APEX Aquatics Director on schedule and policy matters
  • Liaison with Registrar and Director on course operations and enrollment matters
  • Schedule classes each semester to meet community demand and participate in bi-annual program reviews
  • Monitor website and brochure to ensure courses are published correctly for the public
  • Manage course enrollment and staffing in system database


  • American Red Cross - Water Safety Instructor or equivalent swimming instructor certification (current)
  • American Red Cross CPR or equivalent certification (certification date must be less than one year)
  • At least 3 years' experience providing swimming lessons of all levels


  • Excellent computer and administrative skills (MS 365 and Zoom skills a plus)
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in in-office, remote, and on-the-go
  • Must have stable Internet and device to perform remote administrative tasks
  • Must have Evening/Weekend availability to support classes and staff

Instructional time is paid $40.45 per hour. Additional compensation for coordination is available as a profit share. It can range from $1,500-$3,000+ per semester, depending on program size. All compensation is paid as a W2 employee at a part-time hourly rate.

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