RSOP Aquatics and Risk Management Coordinator (Rec Pro 3-Aquatics)
University of Minnesota Duluth
Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Salary: 44,969.60 - 74,193.60
Internal Number: 355309
This is a 40 hour per week, 12 month, benefits eligible, Civil Service position.
Salary Range: $44,969.60 - $59,592.00
Purpose/Objective of Position:
The Aquatics and Risk Management coordinator oversees the day-to-day operations of the RSOP pool and corresponding aquatic programing. This position is responsible for scheduling, programming, general maintenance, event management and safety oversight of RSOP aquatic programming. This position also oversees many different risk management policies and procedures for the department, including but not limited to providing CPR/First aid/ AED certifications, lifeguarding certifications, water safety instructor certifications and first aid kit management for the RSOP department. This position supports the mission and activities of UMD RSOP through whole-unit, campus, and community involvement. To meet the demands and expectations of this position, work hours may vary from week to week and season to season.
Major Job Functions: Program Development and Administration Program Planning Student Staff Supervision and Development Risk Management Fiscal Management
Tasks Within Each Major Function:
Program Development and Administration: • Create and coordinate RSOP aquatic programming offered by RSOP. Programming may include, but is not limited to, open swim, swim lessons, masters swim, and special events occurring in the RSOP Pool. • Develop and implement aquatic activities, classes and/or workshops that utilize the RSOP pool flow system. • Create, develop, and implement risk management workshops and certification courses for student staff and the greater Duluth community. • Contribute to the RSOP team by assisting and working with individuals from multiple ethnic and cultural backgrounds including but not limited to differing race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Program Planning • Collaborate with RSOP professional staff, UMD athletics staff, UMD facility management and third-party organizations to manage and schedule the aquatic facilities. • Collaborate with RSOP professional staff to coordinate paddling programing (white water kayak, sea kayak, stand up paddleboard, and surf) in the RSOP pool. • Collaborate to create, monitor, assess and update policies and practices in all aspects of aquatic programming. • Participate in long-range planning and events for RSOP.
Student Supervision and Development • Supervise student aquatic staff in RSOP including creating job descriptions, hiring, scheduling, training, assigning work, evaluating performance, rewards, and discipline. • Ensure student workers are enforcing procedures and practices. • Create and promote student professional development opportunities where appropriate.
Risk Management • Create, update, teach, and monitor safety and risk as it pertains to aquatic programming. • Oversee and manage first aid kits for the RSOP department. • Administer and provide proper certifications for RSOP student staff, including, but not limited to, American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED certifications, Lifeguarding certifications, and Water Safety Instructor certifications.
Fiscal Management • Operate under the budgetary guidance of RSOP Associate Director for Recreation and Wellness and provide feedback on expenditures and opportunities for savings. • Oversee the Aquatic programming budget, including swim lessons, and manage aquatic equipment to provide procurement recommendations to the Associate Director of Recreation and Wellness.
• Represent RSOP on campus and community committees and external collaborations.
Required Qualifications • BA/BS plus at least four years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal at least eight years. • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
Preferred Qualifications • Master's Degree in relevant field • American Red Cross Instmctor Certifications o American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instrnctor o American Red Cross Water Safety lnstrnctor o American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor • Experience with a variety of paddling programming, including but not limited to white water kayaking, sea kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, and surfing. • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills to hire, train, supervise and evaluate student employees as demonstrated through past supervision of staff. • Demonstrated ability to manage participant-program conflicts, risk management, and emergency response. • Must possess strong communication (written/oral) as well as interpersonal skills.