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Aztec Aquaplex Coordinator
Priority Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018

Full-Time, Non Exempt

Under the direction of the Aztec Aquaplex Manager, the Aztec Aquaplex Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the management, programming and daily operations of the Aztec Aquaplex and SDSU’s recreational tennis court facility. This includes but is not limited to the development and implementation of aquatics classes, lessons and informal recreation programs and special events, tennis programming, staff hiring, training, scheduling and supervision, Lifeguard Certification and WSI class instruction, point of sale operations, student development, risk management and assisting with oversight of pump room operations, maintenance and repair.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements aquatics programming including, swimming lessons, classes, special events and informal recreation
  • Supervises all programs and ensuring that they are conducted in accordance with established and approved rules and regulations that address participant safety as a high priority; ensuring that participants are properly registered and instructors are prepared    
  • Ensures all programs are designed to accommodate beginning, intermediate and advanced participants, as well as individuals with varying levels of knowledge and expertise
  • Evaluates programs and recommends improvements and innovations to enhance program operations for effectiveness and efficiency
  • Works in cooperation with the University’s Exercise and Nutritional Science (ENS) department, assists with instructional swimming classes and adaptive aquatics activities as part of ENS credit classes offered
  • Works with other departments in Aztec Recreation to assist with the coordination of aquatic-based sport clubs, intramural sports, fitness classes and other activities
  • Works with other departments in Aztec Recreation to assist with the coordination of tennis-based sport clubs, intramural sports, classes and special events
  • Cooperates with other campus departments such as Housing, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences and Athletics during the summer months to host various youth day camps, swim camps and special programs
  • Other responsibilities include administration, budget, facility maintenance, marketing, safety, customer service & collaboration and staff management 

Minimum Education, Experience & Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Recreation Administration, Exercise Science, Sports Management or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in supervising aquatic facility operations, program development, facility and equipment maintenance, staff supervision, and scheduling of a large multi-pool facility desired.
  • Minimum four years of pool lifeguarding experience required
  • Evidence of outstanding leadership and accomplishments in an aquatic environment desired
  • CPR for Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and AED certification required
  • Water Safety Instructor authorization
  • Lifeguard Training certificate
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certificate
  • Certified Pool/Spa Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification

Compensation & Benefits

Starting Range: $21.00 – $24.00 per hour, Non Exempt


This is a regular, full-time position. Flexibility and willingness to work long and irregular hours and days, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed by event schedule. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work conditions may vary depending upon the location of programs; programs may occur indoors and outdoors, therefore requiring exposure to a variety of elements. While working indoors, the lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. While working outdoors, the work environment may involve exposure to various elements including but not limited to: sun, heat/cold, dust, pollens and other environmental risks.

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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements include talking, listening, sitting, standing, walking, manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination, use of office equipment including but not limited to computers, scanners, printers, telephones, copiers, fax machines, digital cameras, corrected vision and hearing to standard range.

Depending on program requirements, physical demands may require standing and walking for extended lengths of time and may require lifting, pushing, pulling, moving and carrying items up to 25 pounds.

Summary of Benefits

Full-time Employment Application Process


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Associated Students Office
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Suite 320
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive,
San Diego, CA 92182-7800

Job description and application documents are also available at the Associated Students Office or call 619-594-6555 to have the application documents mailed to you.

Selection Process

The selection process generally takes 3 to 6 weeks after the priority consideration date; applicants will be contacted only for additional information or to schedule an interview.

Background Check

A background check (including a criminal records check) may be required for this position and must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with Associated Students of SDSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current A.S. employees who apply for the position.

The Associated Students is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion (to include religious dress practice and religious grooming practice), color, sex (to include breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, military status, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other protected group. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.