Aquatics Student Coordinator


Spring 2020

Rate of Pay: 


Application Dates

February 4, 2020 - February 16, 2020

Job Description

Perform a variety of duties to support the Department of Campus Recreation Aquatics program. This position will maintain a high standard of customer service, risk management, professionalism, and respect.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to training, scheduling, providing feedback, and hiring of lifeguards and health and safety staff. This position must use problem solving skills and delegate duties as needed to maintain a safe and effective environment for participants and staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

-Attend staff meetings and trainings, including but not limited to:
*All Staff Training (Fall and Spring Semester)
*Mandatory Supervisor trainings offered throughout the year
*Position specific meetings
-Participation in Student Staff Advisory Committee (50% attendance at meetings and events held throughout the year required) 
-Model department values and expectations
-Serve as aquatics head supervisor when AQ Coordinator and Specialist are out of office.  Act as supervisor on call as needed.
-Be able to commit to weekly schedule of 20 total hours per week
-Assist in screening, interviewing, and training new and existing employees
-Assist in semester scheduling of all employees including finding substitutes and covering shifts in emergency situations 
-Implement “feedback forms” and draft disciplinary action forms, conduct disciplinary action meetings once approved
-Contribute written work performance evaluations for all Aquatics Supervisors and staff members 
-Assist in all planning and facilitation of monthly Lifeguard and bi-monthly Instructor inservice
-Oversee all Health and Safety classes
-Oversee the facilitation and preparation of Aqua Cubs and all other programs each semester
-Participate in weekly meeting with Supervisors and the rest of AQ Management Team
-Enact the EAP
-Maintain the highest level of proficiency in facility policies, emergency response and the EAP
-Knowledgeably explain all Campus Recreation policies and procedures 
-Serve as a “first responder” for injuries, accidents and incidences
-Complete accident/incident reports
-Additional responsibilities as assigned


-Excellent customer service skills
-Detail oriented and self-motivated
-Outstanding leadership, supervisory, and communication skills 
-Must be currently enrolled at UA for a minimum of 6 credit hours
-Early morning, evening and weekend availability; flexible scheduling and break availability

Required Trainings/Certifications

The successful incumbent is required to have the following certifications and training: 

-Valid CPR-PR/AED and First Aid Certification from an approved provider (American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or American Safety and Health Institute) are required within 30 days of hire; Employees are required to obtain these certifications at their own expense. Campus Recreation offers a discount on certification classes for eligible employees. Other certifications may be considered. Check with your supervisor prior to making arrangements to obtain these certifications.

-All Department of Campus Recreation employees are required to complete blood borne pathogen training within 45 days of hire and renew on an annual basis. 

-Complete New Employee training which includes but not limited to Emergency Action Plan, Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy training, All-Employee Security (Computer) Awareness, and Online Driver Registration & Golf Cart (if authorized)  

Additional Info: 

Position will support all Aquatic staff, facilities and programs with an emphasis on Aquatic Staff Operations
Flexible scheduling with preferred availability including evenings, weekends, University of Arizona breaks, holidays and closures
Application review will begin Feb. 5 with interviews offered until the position is filled