Competition No. - S103944946
Posting Date - May 03, 2021
Closing Date - May 17, 2021
Position Type - Full Time - Operating Funded
Salary Range - $44,697 to $59,479 per year
Grade - 05
Hours - 40
This competition is open to all applicants however internal candidates and applicants who were former employees of the University of Alberta in the past 18 months will be given priority consideration before external candidates.
This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.
This is a temporary position, the term of the role will be from May 25, 2021 - June 17, 2022.
This position will be based out of the Royal Glenora Club Aquatics Facility and reports to the Supervisor of Aquatics. The Team Lead - Aquatics works in conjunction with the Supervisor, Aquatics to maintain a safe, efficient, well-functioning aquatics facility at the Royal Glenora Club. This position provides support in the day to day functions of the Centre. This position will provide leadership to aquatics staff by modeling best practices in aquatic facility management, providing feedback and error correction to lifeguards and instructors; and creating and implementing aquatic and safety programming. The Team Lead creates, monitors, schedules and implements aquatic programming, managing pool programming space, assigning instructors and maintaining appropriate instructor to student ratios.
The Team Lead will facilitate a broad range of aquatic and safety programs and services by instructing aquatic and first aid/safety programs, performing lifeguard duties, covering absences and teaching/guarding as necessary to maintain appropriate staffing levels. The Team Lead will maintain positive staff and public relations and to promote superior customer service at all times. The Team Lead will be located at the Royal Glenora Club for the duration of the contract between University of Alberta and Royal Glenora Club. The Team Lead will be the primary day-to-day contact between the University and the staff and members of the Royal Glenora Club. Developing and nurturing of strong member relations is a high priority for this position.
Aquatic and Safety Program Coordination:
The Team Lead, Aquatics will facilitate a broad range of aquatic and safety programs and services, see below:
Program responsibilities include: planning, facility allocation, scheduling, equipment needs, human resources, evaluation, statistical reporting and program delivery;
Assist in recruitment, hiring, training and mentoring all staff located at Royal Glenora Club;
Provide day to day feedback and error correction for all lifeguards and instructors;
Assist in the delivery and organization of staff training, first aid and safety requirements;
Assign instructors to programs based on certification, skills and best fit;
Monitor aquatics and safety program revenue and expense;
Allocate appropriate pool space for programs to ensure efficient use of facility space;
Provide leadership and supervision on-site during programs on a regular basis;
Make recommendations to the Supervisor for additional programming options;
Stay current of trends in aquatics and safety programming locally, regionally and nationally and make recommendations to the Supervisor;
Conduct post-program evaluations and analysis for potential alterations to program delivery;
Lead, coach, mentor and evaluate aquatics and safety program instructors and provide recommendation for rehire;
Provide day-to-day oversight, feedback and error correction to Aquatics staff located at Royal Glenora Club;
Assist in evaluation of employees and provide advice to the supervisor regarding evaluations;
Instruct aquatics and safety programs as required to fulfill programming needs;
Participate in the development of the RGC Program Guide on a quarterly basis;
Prepare signage as required for program or facility needs
Facility Scheduling, Maintenance, Safety and Emergency Procedures:
Monitor and update the pool schedules using the RGC software to ensure efficient use of space and limiting risk or conflicts of bookings, spaces for programs and users;
Utilize the RGC software to monitor and adjust programs;
Conduct pool water testing as required;
Conduct pool water chemical adjustments as required;
Monitor and report water and facility concerns to the RGC Maintenance staff and the Aquatics Supervisor;
Reports any Risk Management issues to the Supervisor;
Responds to emergencies within the facility, reports and records incidents and accidents with appropriate paperwork;
Monitors and addresses cleanliness and overall functioning of the facility, as required
Direct Delivery of Aquatics Services and Programs:
Lifeguard and instruct programs as required for maintenance of aquatic standards and practices in relation to ratios, staff breaks and staff shortages;
Front line delivery of programming in aquatics lessons, advanced courses and First Aid & Safety training
Represent Campus & Community Recreation at the Faculty, University and community level in areas such as committee work, program development and community engagement;
Prepare reports for the RGC Aquatics Board;
May be required to attend RGC Aquatics Board Meetings;
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma;
Excellent communication skills and public relations skills;
Supervisory skills are an asset;
Standard First Aid, CPR-C and WHMIS certification current within 12 months;
National Lifeguard Service;
Oxygen Administration Certification;
Lifesaving Instructor Certification;
Lifesaving Swim Instructor Certification;
Advance Swimming instruction preferred (National Lifeguard instructor, Standard First Aid/Aquatics Emergency Certification instructor, Instructor trainer);
National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) an asset;
Clear Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector search required;
Undergraduate degree in Recreation, Sport, Facility Management or other applicable areas is an asset
How to Apply
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.