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Assistant Men's & Women's Swim Coach

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a Part-time seasonal position. Anticipated work schedule is Mon-Fri 3:30-6:30 for most of the season (excluding school breaks when students are not on campus) from mid-September to late February. Saturday meets 12 times per year. Meets can range from 4-6 hours.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00444
Position Title Assistant Men's & Women's Swim Coach
Working Title
Position Number
Pay Grade/Category NEW
Position Type Exempt

Division and Department Information

Division Enrollment & Communications
Department Athletics

Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Assist head coach with coaching and administrative duties necessary to run swim team. Includes on deck coaching, meet preparation, meet administration and team events.

Duties May Include:
  • Assist with administration of practices. Monitors swimming activity, makes technical stroke corrections.
  • Swim Meet preparation. Preparing meet lineups.
  • Swim meet administration. Coaching the team during home meets.
  • Coaching the team during away meets.
    Providing technical support for home swim meets.
  • Assist with Emergency Action Plan during all team related activities.
Preferred Qualifications

1-3 Years’ related experience

Physical Demands

Work Schedule

Advertised Work Schedule

This is a part time (no benefits) seasonal position. Starts mid-September ends late Feb of mid-March. Hours Mon-Fri 3:30-6:30. Meets are usually on Saturdays. Approx 12 meets/yr. On an average meets run about 4-6 hrs.

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Posting Detail Information

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Open Until Filled No
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Is this a Temporary Position? No
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
If Full-Time, please specify Not Applicable
If Part-Time, please specify Not Applicable
EEO/Diversity Statement

The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents