The Wellness and Recreation Center Coordinator of Operations is responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the Wellness and Recreation Center. The Coordinator is directly responsible for the area of Aquatics which includes the supervision, management, and training of the Aquatics Staff. The daily operations include, but are not limited to opening and closing the facility, ensuring the safety of the patrons that utilize the facility, and the supervision of the interns, student employees, and patrons that frequent the facility. The Coordinator position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Operations.


  • Foster student development and leadership skills for a staff of 40-50 part-time student employees
  • Assist with the coordination of hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluation of student employees and/or interns working within the Wellness & Recreation Center
  • Supervise, manage, and train the aquatics staff, as well as directly oversee the Aquatics Area
  • Complete biweekly time-card approval for student staff of 10-20 student lifeguards
  • Provide evening supervisory coverage of the Wellness & Recreation Center and its student staff
  • Ensure that student staff maintain current American Heart Association First Aid and CPR Certifications and lifeguards maintain current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certifications
  • Assist with the design, planning, and implementation of fitness programming that will encourage safe and enjoyable participation for a broad range of students, faculty, and staff
  • Work closely with the Assistant Director of Operations to ensure that daily cleaning and maintenance issues are being addressed in a satisfactory manner
  • Regularly perform risk management audits of the facility
  • Create and distribute marketing and advertising for Wellness & Recreation Center through traditional media and social media applications
  • Other duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Recreation, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or related field required
  • At least 1 year of experience working in a wellness, recreation or physical education setting
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, First Aid, & CPR Certifications or ability to obtain certification within 6 months

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience assisting with the management and operation of a campus recreational sports facility
  • Current American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, & CPR Instructor Certification
  • Current CPO Certification

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Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

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