Aquatic Director Job at Blair Regional YMCA – 4.5 Hollidaysburg, PA

Job Title: Aquatic Director

FLSA Status: Exempt

Status: Full-time

Reports to: Executive Director


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Develops, organizes and implements high quality, member-focused YMCA aquatic programs.


  • Directs and supervises program activities to meet the needs of the community and fulfill YMCA objectives. Establishes new program activities and expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  • Monitors daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  • Conducts and ensures proper maintenance of pools. Secures and schedules pool facilities. Maintains accurate records of pool chemical levels and facility maintenance.
  • Conducts lifeguarding, swim instruction, First Aid and CPR trainings.
  • Creates and schedules swim classes, water fitness classes, and swim team practices

and meets. * Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

  • Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
  • Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. Responds to

all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner. * Assists with Program Committee meetings

  • Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation

in program. * Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Exhibit Strong Leadership skills; possess a passion for member service, building and maintaining a culture of member service excellence.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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
  • Two-three years related experience preferred in the area of aquatic and leadership
  • Minimum Age 21 years
  • Must have all necessary YMCA or Red Cross Aquatic Certifications or be willing to obtain these certifications. Including but not limited to: Blood borne Pathogens, Lifeguard and Professional Rescuer/CPR/FIRST AID/AED/O2, Swim Lesson Instructor, Aquatic Management, YMCA Aquatic Safety, Swim Lesson, Adaptive Swim, and Water Exercise. May be required to pursue POOL Operator or CPO certification and backwash pool filtration system and monitor pool chemicals
  • May be required to pursue PA Department of agriculture Category 24 Pesticide Applicator or Technician certification
  • Completion of YMCA program-specific and trainer certifications.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to supervise program activities.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $45,000.00 per year


  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

Fair Chance Hiring supported

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hollidaysburg, PA 16648: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

About the Company

Company: Blair Regional YMCA – 4.5

Company Location:  Hollidaysburg, PA

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