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Job Title: DIR, AQUATICS
Job Code: 1812
Job Level: 13
Revised Date: 10/31/2008
Job Family: JF 28
The Director of Aquatics will have oversight of the aquatics facilities (Taishoff Aquatic Center and Brodie Aquatic Center) for both the Department of HPER (Health, Physical Education and Recreation) and the Athletic Department
Overseeing aquatics facilities.
Teaching physical education activity classes with a concentration on water sport and/or other related department offerings
Coordinating Recreation Aquatic Programs;
Facility preparation for intercollegiate athletics practice and competition, HPER classes, recreation programs, and community/commercial activities;
Scheduling and Customer Service;
Leading, hiring and training the aquatics staff including lifeguard program;
Creating a welcoming environment that promotes safety, quality and excellence;
Committed to advance the mission and learning objectives of the Department of HPER and Duke Athletics.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Bachelor's Degree required, Masters preferred in area of recreation/facility management.
A minimum of three years working experience in aquatics management and demonstrated experience in pool operations.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Must possess excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills to interact with a large variety of constituents. Red Cross Life Guard, CPR, First Aid and AED certifications along with ability to teach such programs. Must have knowledge of pool operations and the ability to balance the needs of various user groups.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
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