University of Maryland -- University Recreation & Wellness
College Park, Maryland
Commensurate with education and experience, the range is $48,000 - $58,000
Jul 23, 2018
Aug 27, 2018
Program Manager
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

University Recreation & Wellness (RecWell) is a dynamic organization and leaders in the field of Collegiate Recreation. We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to join our team. We employ approximately 800 student employees and 52 professional staff. At RecWell, we all commit, on a daily basis to providing the best, programs, services and facilities for students, faculty, staff and the greater University community.


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Coordinator, Aquatic Programs is a full-time, professional exempt staff position with full benefits.  The position will have responsibility for the administration and staffing of the University Recreation & Wellness Learn to Swim program as well as provide support for aquatic events. This position works in conjunction with, aquatic professional staff to develop and manage risk and safety protocols for the aquatics area, and staff events as needed. Aquatic program assessment and evaluation, purchasing of program equipment and supplies, and collaboration with department and campus partners to support existing and new aquatic programs also fall under the purview of this individual. Teaching Aquatic courses for the Kinesiology Department are also required for this position.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have, as a minimum: Bachelor’s degree, one (1) year of experience delivering aquatic programs, including instructional programs, current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or equivalent certification, and strong communication and customer service skills. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree, current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer (WSIT) certification, an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor certification, experience with Electronic Timing Systems, experience teaching undergraduate classes, and experience using Daxko Spectrum software or comparable

START DATE:  October 1, 2018, preferred.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience, the range is $48,000 - $58,000

BENEFITS: 22 days annual leave, 14 paid holidays, 3 days personal leave, 15 days sick leave; University contributions to health insurance and retirement plans; tuition remission.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply for “staff” position #117408 through  Attach a letter of application, current résumé, and the names, current phone numbers/email addresses for three professional references (one must be, or have been, an immediate workplace supervisor).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: For best consideration, August 10, 2018

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 301-226-4400 or visit

The University of Maryland is an especially diverse community of 45,000.  University Recreation & Wellness shares a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and inclusion in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities. (AA/EOE)