|A pioneering not-for-profit affordable housing developer and community programs initiator in New York City, Settlement Housing Fund, Inc. has worked since 1969 to create more than 8,700 apartments through 64 affordable rental and homeownership development projects. Settlement Housing Fund presently owns and maintains 36 buildings containing 1,979 apartments in various locations, with concentrations of housing and programs in the Mt. Eden section of the Bronx, Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the Two Bridges neighborhood on the Lower East Side, as well as at other sites throughout Manhattan. We expect that our portfolio will continue to grow. Settlement Housing Fund is equally committed to bringing amenities, programs and services to communities we serve through the development and operation of affordable housing. Settlement Housing Fund is the parent organization of The Crenulated Company, LTD dba New Settlement which was created in 1989 with the acquisition of 14 abandoned buildings from the City of New York. New Settlement has evolved into a robust social service organization offering a range of community-based services in education, college access, youth development, arts, workforce development, community organizing, wellness and other key services that provide important resources to the neighborhood's youth and families. New Settlement's success has been achieved through close collaboration with a wide range of educational institutions, housing and community development organizations, businesses, youth development and social service agencies - in the neighborhood, Bronx-wide, across New York and nationally. The programs at New Settlement are supported by local, state and federal government agencies, as well as foundations, corporations, organizations and individuals.
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the, Assistant Director of Center-Based Operations, the Aquatics Director is responsible to the Aquatics Department and upholding New Settlement Community Center (NSCC)'s Mission and Vision Statements. The Aquatics Director will deliver a high level of customer service, management, and consistency to both center members and staff members.
Job Duties include but not limited to:
- Assists Center Director in the recruiting, hiring, training, developing, scheduling and directing of Aquatics Staff.
- Reviews and evaluates staff performance.
- Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
- Drafts and outline the Aquatics Budget for the Center director.
- Reviews and approves all Aquatic Staff’s time-cards.
- Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
- Oversees the Aquatics Coordination in daily pool operations to adhere to all state, local and NSCC health and safety regulations.
- Ensure that lifeguards and swim instructors receive appropriate training and educations to provide high quality aquatic programs.
- Plan and ensure effective delivery of lifeguard and safety certification programs to staff and the community.
- Plan, coordinate and document monthly cross-departmental emergency drills; provide timely feedback to staff and leadership team.
- Maintain Relationships with outside programs and contracts.
- Assists in outreaching to new program partners.
- Help ensure that the pool is fully utilized and that pool schedules complement each other and maximize member benefit.
- Ensure all aquatic registrations are organized and accurate.
- Assist in marketing and distribution of program information.
- Ensures all certifications and NSCC classes are current in the department
- Participate in NSCC fund raising activities and special events.
- Model relationship-building skills in all interactions. Respond to all member and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
- Coordinates First Aid, CPR, AED training for all New Settlement programs.
- Signs off on all final documentation including contracts, check requests, purchase orders, etc.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience and proven success in a leadership role that includes supervision.
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching swim lessons to all age groups and levels.
- Current Instructor certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard and Swim Lesson Certification, CPR, AED, First Aid.
- Must have or be willing to obtain within one year: Pool Operator Certification.
- Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people
- Work authorization: United States (Required)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
- The ability to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.
- The ability to frequently sit and reach with hands and arms.
- The ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Must be able to utilize office equipment such as desktop/notebook computers, copiers, printers, scanners, telephones, and calculators.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Employment is at will and employees will undergo 45- and 90-day check-ins during their 90-day probationary period.
NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employee will be required to follow other instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.
New Settlement is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions expected of an employee. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of you as an employee. You may be asked to perform other duties as required.
$60,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year