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Coordinator - Aquatics Program

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Recreation

Job Title

Coordinator - Aquatics Program


Student Recreation Center


$46,448 - $57,520; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Aquatic Coordinator designs and oversees implementation of all aspects of the Aquatic Program including recruitment, training, scheduling, staffing, and evaluating staff. Must complete regular pool & pumproom maintenance, ensure and maintain proper water flow, filtration, and chemistry levels. Must manage and schedule all aquatic programming, promotions, and manage the aquatic budget.
Must communicate effectively with our maintenance staff to ensure proper repairs are completed. Must communicate with our facility staff to ensure all aquatic events have proper facility coverage in place prior to approving any pool reservation request. Must coordinate with swim teams to ensure contracts are properly submitted and approved for all lane rental requests. Must coordinate all pool reservation requests, programs, and pool activities. i.e. special and after hour events. Must supervise all aquatic personnel including lifeguards, aquatic programmers, and swim instructors. Provide supervisory leadership and incentive programs for student workers, part time, temporary staff, and interns.

Required Education

Must possess Bachelor's degree and have background in Aquatic management.

Required Related Experience

Must have one year of full-time experience with successfully managing and operating commercial swimming pools.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Must possess current Certified Pool Operator Certification or Aquatic Facility Operator Certification or must obtain this within the first 3 months of hire date.
Must have the American Red Cross LGI, Lifeguarding Instructor. Must have Water Safety Instructor or must obtain this certification within the first three months of hire date.

Desirable Related Experience

One year full time experience in Aquatic Management, risk management, staff training and supervision, related pool pumps, chemical controllers, filtration, and feeder systems.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

Water Safety Instructor WSI Trainer certification.
Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer certification.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: May 24, 2024

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