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Aquatics Coordinator

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
30781000 Full Time Mon - Fri 10AM - 7PM; some weekend shifts based on need. $45,700 - $75,900

Position Information

Under the general direction of the Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the overall management of the Recreation Department aquatic complex, associated programs, daily operations, staffing, and maintenance of sports and recreational equipment.

The full salary range for the Aquatics Coordinator position is $21.89 - $36.35 per hour. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $21.89 - $25.96 per hour.
We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
High school diploma or equivalent certification. Preferred
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Preferred


Certification Requirement
Certification to instruct in the applicable recreational sports program or equivalent experience. Preferred
Red Cross CPR. Preferred
Standard First Aid Training Certification. Preferred
Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid for Lifeguards/CPRo Required
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Preferred
Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Preferred
Advanced First Aid (Title 22, EMR, or EMT) Preferred


Condition Requirement
Obtain Red Cross Title 22 certification within 12 months of appointment date. Required
Obtain Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor within 12 months of appointment date. Required
Obtain Red Cross Water Safety Instructor within 12 months of appointment date. Required


Experience Requirement
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Ability to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check. Required
Ability to work overtime when business needs arise. Required
Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Preferred
Night and weekend schedule - Monday-Friday 10am-7pm - Hours may fluctuate to meet department needs, including the weekends. Travel may be required to attend professional development activities. Required
Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Highly effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
Specialized knowledge of program activity and industry best practices.
Service orientation, program management, sound judgment and decision-making, critical thinking, development of original ideas, and creative problem solving skills.
Knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across the organization, internally and externally.
Client service minded, entrepreneurial spirit and creative thinking skills to resolve issues.
Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications relevant to job duties.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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