Aquatics Manager - Maccabi Aquatics -Closing date 30 Apr 2021

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  • Hawthorn East Victoria, Australia
  • Apr 06, 2021
Full time management Aquatics

Job Description

About Maccabi Aquatics

Maccabi Aquatics is a newly established full-service swim school which has been set up as part of a community partnership between Maccabi Victoria and Bialik College. We will be based at the Bialik College Gringlas Sports Centre in Hawthorn East Vic and will be commencing operations at the start of the 4th term of 2021. We intend to offer a full suite of programs including: Learn-to-Swim; Junior, Senior & Masters Squads; Water Aerobics; Fitness Squads; and All Abilities classes.

Maccabi Aquatics’ business model is unique: it is a social enterprise run solely for the benefit of the community, with all profits flowing back into the community. This enables us to invest in running a high quality, extensive range of programs and to place our participants’ needs at the forefront of everything that we do.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an Aquatics Manager (commencing as soon as possible) with responsibility for the establishment and overall operations of the swim school. This is a senior leadership role and an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor and shape the future direction of the business.

The Aquatics Manager will lead and champion the business. You will:

  • Energise and motivate your team
  • Work autonomously and display high levels of initiative
  • Be decisive and have effective problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills
  • Have excellent relationship skills
  • Be a highly effective communicator
  • Be highly organised and tech-savvy
  • Have up-to-date technical capabilities and knowledge of swimming best practices
  • Have a track-record of operating effectively at a senior level within the aquatics industry

Reporting to the Board’s Executive Directors, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Development and implementation of all aspects of the Learn-to-Swim and Curriculum Swimming programs
  • Oversight of other programs offered by Maccabi Aquatics
  • Safety and well-being of program participants
  • Management of the business in line with its agreed strategies and budgets
  • Recruitment, induction, training and development of staff
  • Management of staff rosters
  • Ensuring staff compliance with relevant policies
  • Provision of high-quality customer service
  • Maintenance and development of relationships with the Bialik Sports Department and the sports departments of external schools that utilise the facility
  • Efficient and effective administration of the business
  • Implementation of agreed marketing strategy

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria