Coordinator II, Aquatics Programs

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Campus Recreation Coordinator II coordinates the day-to-day operations of aquatic programs including lifeguard courses, swing lessons, and special events. This position has oversight of the Aquatics Center memberships and services.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but not limited to:

Coordinates events, programs, meetings, and activities within area of responsibility.

Develops and implements marketing and promotional materials, mailings, and surveys.

Collects and analyzes data to assess and evaluate programs and initiatives.

Monitors budgets and expenditures within assigned program area.

Assists in establishing and implementing procedures within area of assigned


Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

Supplemental Responsibilities:

Other job-related duties as assigned.

Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates Lifeguard Training and Water Safety Instructors. Maintains works schedules, timesheets, and payroll action forms.

Administers comprehensive swim lesson program including training and group and private lessons.

Acts as liaison between vendors and partners to ensure services can be provided timely and efficiently.

Coordinates and facilitates as needed safety trainings and certification courses for both public and campus groups.

Oversees the Aquatics Center membership promotion, sales, retentions, and services.

Additional Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, or closely related field.

Two full-time years of professional experience related to the position.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Experience operating a personal computer and proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid certifications or able to obtain within three months of employment.

Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Recreation Management, Sports Administration, or closely related field.

Two years of full-time professional experience in higher education campus recreation related to the position.

Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding or Water Safety Instructor certification or ability to obtain within six months of employment.


Promote a common purpose consistent with University mission, vision, and values and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.

Respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive and receptive manner.

Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.

Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with the University’s standards of ethical conduct.

Present a professional image in word, action and attire.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of recreation, intramural sports, and fitness programming.

Knowledge of student intellectual, emotional and social development theory, techniques and research.

Knowledge of risk management standards and practices.

Knowledge of inventory control principles and methods.

Knowledge of marketing principles including promotion, fundraising, and public relations.

Knowledge of budget control principles, practices, and procedures.

Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects.

Demonstrated skill with scheduling, event planning, and logistics coordination.

Ability to interact in a professional manner with a diverse group of colleagues, students, and the general public.

Ability to work successfully as both a member of a team and independently with minimal supervision.

Ability to take initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.

Ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations, policies and procedures consistently.

Ability to effectively manage the work of others by providing information, guidance, and motivation.

Ability to work evenings, nights and weekends as necessary.

Ability to thrive in an organization that values the diversity of its student body and workforce and actively promotes equity and inclusion.


Cover Letter


Salary Range:

$38,000 - $42,000

Review of Applications begins on May 28, 2021.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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