Search Status: Application material received by July 31, 2017 will receive primary consideration. Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Collegiate Water Polo Association, invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women’s Water Polo in the Department of Athletics. The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Water Polo for assisting with the organization and direction of a Division I Water Polo program including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, budget management, NCAA compliance, and development of student athletes. The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Collegiate Water Polo Association, and the NCAA. In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred. Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary. Must hold or be eligible to obtain lifeguard certification within 90 days of hire.
Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.
Saint Francis University, founded in 1847, is a small Masters comprehensive, Catholic University sponsored by the Franciscan Friars. Saint Francis University's scenic 600-acre campus is located about sixty-five miles east of Pittsburgh in the Laurel Highlands region of central Pennsylvania, and provides an excellent learning environment for over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
Sain...t Francis is an NCAA Division I (FCS) member of the Northeast Conference with additional conference membership with the Atlantic 10 Conference (field hockey), Collegiate Water Polo Association(women's water polo) and The Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball). Saint Francis sponsors 23 Division I programs (14 women's and 9 men's) in addition to marching band, pep band, dance team and cheerleading.
Following the Franciscan tradition, Saint Francis University's Mission Statement is "A Mind for Excellence, A Spirit for Peace and Justice, and A Heart for Service."