Camp Aquatics Director - Peconic Dunes

Job Description Summary

Coordinate and direct the development and implementation of aquatics program including but not limited to: swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle board, etc. Supervise senior and junior camp counselors to effect quality programming in subject area.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old to comply with New York State Department of Health regulations.
  • One year experience as aquatics director or two years’ experience as a lifeguard at a children’s camp.
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills.
  • Current CPR certificate and acceptable Lifeguard Supervision and Management certificate required.
  • Ability to supervise and organize staff members.
  • Ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards, if required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Lifeguard and Progressive Swimming Instructor certificates preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Salary Range: $6,000.00

Benefits: No Benefits

Date Position Available: June 10, 2019 – August 25, 2019


Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments. External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance. Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Questions please contact:

Lexi Linn, PDC Office Manager
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 852 – 8629, Ext. 8,

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at:

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Last updated November 8, 2018