The Head Swim Coach is responsible for general administration of the competitive swim program. They develop character, confidence, swim skills and strength in young swimmers while coordinating age/ability training programs and building positive family relationships. This individual will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality programs and highly motivated staff as well as meeting standards set forth by the YMCA of Metro Detroit.
This is a part-time, non-exempt (up to 27 hours per week, with seasonal fluctuations) position.
YMCA COMPETENCIES (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.
Maintain the physical requirements necessary to maintain certification in Ellis Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid and Oxygen Administration.
Incumbent must be friendly, enthusiastic, and a genuine representative of the North Oakland Waves Swim Team and the North Oakland Family YMCA. Must be able to think in the abstract, solve problems, make decisions, instruct, evaluate and remember. Must be able to make and/or assist in hiring decisions of the coaching staff and work with YMCA branch leadership.
HOW TO APPLY
Email resume, cover letter and references to Rheanne Suszek, Executive Director at email@example.com.