The Department of Recreation and Wellness at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Coordinator, Operations and Aquatics (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will design, implement, manage, and evaluate the operations and programming of the JC Scrap Chandler Pool and the Student Recreation Center. This position will also oversee risk management for the Student Recreation Center (SRC) with specialized training and attention to detail. The responsibilities associated with the position are critically important to the success of the operation of the Recreation and Wellness department and the Student Recreation Center (SRC). The aquatic activities and facilities serve as important components of the college experience for many students, faculty and staff members of the ODU community. This position is also responsible for maintaining current certifications and continuing education related to the recreation field as well as maintaining relationships with both internal and external stockholders such as ODU Athletics and contracted groups.
Required Education: Master’s degree in recreation administration, higher education administration, sports management, or related field or a bachelor’s degree in the areas previously indicated along with experience equivalent to an advanced degree (undergraduate and/or graduate experience can be considered as experience).
Required Qualifications: First Aid, CPR and AED certifications required or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment. Possession of or ability to acquire a valid Virginia State driver’s license. Demonstrated experience in aquatics management, facility operations and programming. Strong background in risk assessment and risk management, particularly as it relates to aquatic facility management and activities. Demonstrated experience with American Red Cross water safety programs and educational requirements. Excellent organizational, management, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other individuals and departments on campus and in the surrounding community. Demonstrable computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and/or graphic software programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a University or collegiate setting.
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Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a dynamic public research institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement.
Location/Region: Norfolk, VA