Aquatics Coordinator - Oxford College of Emory University

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Oxford College
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Oxford College

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  • Responsible for safely supporting and staffing the Oxford College pool for all events, including hiring, training, supervising, and scheduling of lifeguards; budget management; equipment inventory; administrative functions and observing and resolving risk management and safety issues.
  • Ensures that through staff recruitment and training, policy development and enforcement, supervision of ongoing maintenance, and that the pool is operated in a safe and compliant manner.
  • Interviews, hires, and manages lifeguards needed to cover all open pool times at Oxford College including, but not limited to credit bearing classes, events, programs, and summer programs.
  • Provides and assesses lifeguard performance through in-service training as well as unannounced safety drills.
  • Provides general customer service and assists with signage, schedule, and website updating for all aquatic programs.
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of special events (swim team practices and meets, campus, summer program, etc.).
  • Plans, organizes, schedules, and coordinates summer swim lesson programs.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree with equivalent training and certifications.
  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or YMCA Water Safety Instructor certified.
  • Current CPR/AED Certification.
  • Current Lifeguard Instructor Certification.
  • Pool Operator/Aquatic Facility Operator Certification preferred.
  • Experience with pool management in an academic setting desirable.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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