Assistant Director, Recreational Sports

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Requisition Number

Job Title
Assistant Director, Recreational Sports

Official Title
Assistant Director, Recreational Sports

Position Number

Recreational Sports - 160720


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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 40 hours/week, some Weekends and Evenings

Department Overview
The Recreational Sports Department at UNT strives to provide the kind of recreational experiences that not only support the wellness of the UNT community but inspire it. The activities are provided through intramural sports, informal recreation, group exercise, sport clubs, fitness, faculty/staff fitness, special events, outdoor pursuits and aquatics.

Job Description
The Recreational Sports Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Assistant Director of Aquatics to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Responsible for hiring, training, supervising and evaluating aquatics program staff including a graduate assistant, lifeguards, technicians, and instructors.
* Plans, manages and evaluates program budgets, payroll and other fiscal activities for the aquatics program.
* Assists in the maintenance of multiple pools including backwashing, chemical feed equipment, pool pumps, motors and pool paks.
* Responsible for compliance with all federal, state and local laws governing aquatics facilities and operations.
* Develops, implements and enforces policies and procedures for minimizing risk and ensuring safe facilities and programs.
* Responsible for training staff for a variety of emergency and incident response scenarios as well as all documentation and follow up to any emergencies or incidents.
* Responsible for risk assessment and management within the aquatics area including facility inspections, chemical checks and documentation, skills screenings of all staff, weekly in-service trainings for all staff and emergency and incident trainings.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in related field and three years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Licenses, Certificates or Registration

* Red Cross Lifeguard, and Certified Pool Operation or Aquatic Facility Operator.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

A successful candidate will have some experience in collegiate aquatics programming, management and experience supervising student staff.
* Master's degree in Recreation, Sports Administration, or related field strongly preferred.
* Experience with risk management, pool chemistry, state health code guidelines, and fiscal management preferred.
* Red Cross Lifeguard instructor preferred, Red Cross Water Safety instructor preferred.
* 3+ years of experience in managing a comprehensive aquatics program.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

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Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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Posted: 3/15/2018
Application Due: 4/26/2018
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