Summary The Aquatics & Tennis Manager is responsible for overall operations of the Sholem Aquatics Center, Dodds Tennis Center, outdoor tennis courts, tennis programming, district-wide fitness events, and the Division of Revenue Facilities Concession stands including Sholem Oasis Concessions, Dodds 4-plex Concessions, and Zahnd Concessions.
Qualifications Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree, in recreation, sports, tourism, or related field or six years of experience in the field Must have at least two years of successful recreation programming, facility management, and/or supervision. Must have at least two years of experience in aquatics Certified Parks and Recreation Professional certification preferred not required Ability and enthusiasm for making a public presentation Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent skills in planning and organizing events, activities, and programs Superior customer service skills Ability to problem solve efficiently and effectively Experience in coaching and training staff Computer skills in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite or similar programs Demonstrated ability to organize, budget, plan, and implement projects with multiple deadlines Ellis & Associates Life Guard and Instructor certification or will obtain the certifications within the first 6 months of employment Food Manager certification or will obtain within the first 6 months Valid Illinois Driver’s License with a clean driving record Positive “can-do” team attitude
Supervision The Aquatics & Tennis Manager reports to the Director of Revenue Facilities. The Aquatics & Tennis Manager supervises the Head Tennis Pro, Aquatics and Tennis Coordinator and part-time staff, seasonal staff, and volunteers.
Training Can be obtained through Champaign Park District Bloodborne pathogen training CPR, First Aid, and AED certification from American Heart Association or from an accredited agency Heads Up Concussion through Center for Disease Control Facility training Food Managers certificate, obtained within the first 6 months of employment RecTrac Harassment prevention training Champaign Park District vehicle training Ellis & Associates Life Guard and Instructor certification, obtained within the first 6 months of employment Mandated reporter certification Classification
Exempt, salary Full-Time position Essential Functions
Follow all Champaign Park District safety policies and perform all work in a manner that ensures the safety of the public, fellow employees, and him/herself Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate full-time and part-time staff and volunteers Plan, organize, implement, and evaluate programs and activities within the aquatic’s division and district-wide fitness events Seek resources within the community to assist with the creation and implementation of new programs/activities and events including, but not limited to, grants, sponsorships, and donations Assist in the development, staffing and programming of any new aquatic’s facilities within the Park District Maintain records of all applicable recreation programs, activities, facilities, and personnel Responsible for work requests, capital improvements, and suggestions for improvements Recommend policy and procedural changes when appropriate Responsible for providing information to the Marketing Department for the promotion of specific programs and facilities Communicate regularly with division staff to discuss all facets of daily operations, programs, and staff issues Prepare and monitor the annual budget for aquatics, tennis, concessions, and fitness events Implement purchasing for assigned areas of responsibility Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with groups and individuals within the community, with other recreation professionals in the community, and with other recreation professionals outside the community Compile information and create reports to reflect facility usage and participant information Oversee and assist staff with the daily operation of the aquatic, tennis, and concessions facilities Develop and oversee aquatics, tennis, concessions, and fitness events in conjunction with full-time, part-time, and seasonal staff and volunteers Responsible for overseeing the scheduling and rental of aquatic facilities Maintain excellent customer service to the community, participants, and staff Ensure that all Aquatics, Tennis, and concessions staff provide excellent customer service Coordinate lifeguard training and certification Develop the Aquatics and Tennis facilities, programs and events through meetings, teamwork activities, and leadership Input the aquatics, tennis, and fitness events programs into RecTrac for each guide season Will assume responsibilities of staff supervised by this position in the event of an absence Other duties as assigned