Aquatic Supervisor
Sport and Wellness

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. Approximately 12,000 students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, MacEwan Sport and Wellness, the aquatic supervisor is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the overall management and administration of the aquatic area. The position will coordinate all staffing functions including recruiting, training, scheduling, evaluating, coaching and monitoring. Managing and coordinating effective programming for university students, staff and the general population is required, as well as continually planning, developing and evaluating aquatic based programs and services.

The aquatics supervisor is responsible for cost effective management of approved department budgets and maintaining a cost effective operation. Knowledge of and compliance with codes related to the operation of aquatic facilities including policies and procedures, maintaining water quality and the ability to understand the mechanical and chemical systems are essential.

Strong managerial and team leader skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

The candidate will have a post-secondary degree, preferably with a business and/or sport, recreation or physical education background. Business courses in marketing, promotion, budget and supervision are assets. The candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience operating a swimming pool in a supervisory capacity, including aquatic programming experience and staff scheduling; budget experience is strongly desired. Equivalencies will be considered.

Position Requirements
The successful candidate must be certified in the following: National Lifeguard (pool option), Lifesaving & Swim for Life Instructor, Standard First Aid; Oxygen Therapy and Pool Operator Level I. Instructor Trainer status for the above and AFLCA certified or equivalent are an asset.

This is a full time continuing position (35 hours a week, with ability to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends)).

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, but the rewards keep coming. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

You can view the benefits using this link:

The employment policy for this position is under review.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary Under review
Closing Date Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Competition No. 14.11.167
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

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