Assist the Head Men's/Women's Swimming & Diving Coach in all aspects of coaching and teaching for an NCAA Division III sport program. Teach and coach student athletes, recruit highly selective prospective students, develop and implement season training and workout plan, lead physical training (including dry land), organize and run diving practices, and assist in all facets of aquatics management.
Significant collegiate diving and or coaching experience preferred.
Computer skills in Hy-Tek and DiveMeets meet management preferred.
Serve on departmental committees.
Ability to work effectively on a computer using Word, Excel, and Publisher preferred.
Physical ability to swim and carry out a water rescue required
Experience with Colorado Timing System preferred
Extensive domestic travel required.
Ability to react responsibly in an emergency situation required
Ability to enforce pool regulations required
Secondary departmental responsibilities will be assigned by the Athletic Director.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.
Excellent communication skills.
Familiarity with NCAA rules and Division III philosophy required.
Excellent verbal and written communication required.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments concurrently required.
Internal Number: JR00975
About University of Chicago
At the University of Chicago, the philosophy of the intercollegiate athletic program directly supports the College's commitment to excellence.
Intercollegiate athletics are considered a component of a liberal education, complementary to its central academic mission. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavors represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a balanced education.
The primary focus of the intercollegiate athletic program is the student athlete.
The goal is a positive educational experience. Participation in the intercollegiate athletic program should enhance an individual's personal, educational, and social development. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.
The Department maintains an environment that supports the student athletes' commitment to achieving their full potential. The arena in which this occurs is the competitive environment. The preparation for, and participation in, intercollegiate athletic competition creates a focal point for learning and provides valuable feedback on the progress of development.