The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Rules Committee is requesting applications from interested individuals to serve as the NCAA Swimming and Diving Secretary-Rules Editor. This position is a four-year term, renewable once. The term will begin September 1, 2017. A modest stipend is paid.
Reports to: NCAA Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Rules Committee and NCAA staff.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Record rules changes adopted by the committee and update the rules manuscript accordingly;
Adhere to publishing deadlines in submitting updated or new material for publications;
Ensure the technical accuracy of the rules in submitting them for publication and in proofreading the corrected version;
Facilitate production of finished artwork of diagrams or equipment that the committee wishes to include in the published rules;
Act as the official interpreter of the rules between meetings of the committee;
Copy the NCAA staff liaison to the rules committee on rules interpretations given by electronic mail;
Report to committee at annual meeting key issues and interpretations given throughout the year;
Attend NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship Events as the official rules interpreter for the committee, as requested;
Provide rules content for instructional videos to be used by coaches and officials;
Write and develop rules questions for annual rules survey to be sent to coaches, administrators, officials and conference commissioners;
Perform such other duties as the committee chair and staff liaison may direct.
Preferred Qualifications and Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree (essential).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (essential).
Ability to relate effectively with officials and coaches on a national level (essential).
Extensive knowledge of NCAA men’s and women’s swimming and diving rules and their relationship to officiating mechanics and techniques (essential).
Strong administrative and organizational skills (essential).
Ability to use electronic mail as a means of correspondence (essential).
Ability to use computer technology as a means of education (essential).
Experience in officiating or coaching at the collegiate level (preferred).
A candidate shall not be an active NCAA coach or official.
Application Process: Send letter of application, resume and two letters of recommendation from NCAA coaches, officials, administrators or others involved with collegiate men’s and women’s swimming and diving not later than Friday, October 31, 2016, to: