This position is a 12-month appointment with full health and retirement benefits. Responsible for execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within Swimming and Diving area. These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas: Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development. These will include: - Monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and well-being - Ensuring student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities Responsible for execution of all scouting, film preparation, and competition preparation. These will include: - video breakdown - use of appropriate video-editing software - coordination and oversight over film exchange program per conference policies - coordination of team film sessions - development of scouting reports Responsible for overall team recruitment strategy. - Exercises independent judgment regarding recruitment of prospective student-athletes - Decision-making authority to determine which individuals to recruit - Decision-making authority in the allocation of scholarship allocations (as applicable) - attracting and evaluating prospective student athletes - monitoring prospective student-athlete academic progress and well being - developing and maintaining relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include: - NCAA - specific conference - athletic department - university policies - Successful completion of annual NCAA recruiting exam - Attendance at all required compliance educational meetings - Successful on-time completion of all recruiting logs Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. To include: - Responsible for all newsletters and communication with alumni - Responsible for team promotion and marketing to all constituents - Responsible for determining communication strategy within university and local community Responsible for oversight of student-athlete . Responsible for maintaining a budget. Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for program. Responsible for hiring, oversight and management of student managers and part-time casual wage staff. Assistant Coach has independent discretion on all hiring and termination of student employees and part-time casual wage staff. Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes. Adherence to the PERA Core Values - Lead with integrity - We are educators - Strive for excellence - One team This position will also assist with event management of Lineberry Natatorium.
- A minimum of one year of college swimming coaching experience. - Candidates must possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal), computer skills and a working knowledge and commitment to all University, League, and NCAA regulations. - The applicant must have a current USA Swimming Coach credential. - A valid and current CPR and First Aid certification is needed. - A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required.