The head varsity coach of M/W Swimming and Diving is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of activities related to the sport to which he/she is assigned. These responsibilities include the following major areas: Teaching and mentoring student athletes on physical training of their sport, communication, team work and motivation techniques. Instruct and advise team practices, training sessions and contests. Effectively recruit student athletes while working with the admissions office. Manage team budget and supplies in respects to recruitment, travel, hospitality, equipment, etc. Scheduling of contests and practices for each season. Maintain active membership in professional organizations. Position will report to the Senior Associate Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Teaching and coaching student athletes on training for their sport as well as advising them on team work and motivational techniques. Instruct and supervise team practices, training sessions and contests.
Effectively recruit student athletes while working in conjunction with the Admissions Office and the Compliance Officer.
Scheduling of contests and practices for each season.
Participation on committees and professional development as appropriate
Manage team budget and supplies in respects to recruitment, team travel, hospitality, equipment, etc.
Other duties as assigned
The Center for Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to providing an outstanding student-centered athletic experience through the relentless pursuit of academic and athletic excellence. We do so within the context of integrity and respect. Our exceptional staff strives to create an unrivaled experience that fosters the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional growth of our student-athletes in order to prepare them for success beyond RIT and to be leaders in the global community.
The Center of Intercollegiate at RIT sponsors 22 NCAA Division III sports for men and women. The University also offers Division I programs in the sports of men's and women's ice hockey. RIT is a member of the NCAA, Liberty League, the Atlantic Hockey Association and College Hockey America.
Required Minimum Qualifications
3-5 year’s experience in coaching swimming & diving.
Ability to teach and coach student-athletes (team and individual).
Ability to inspire and motivate student-athletes.
Prior coaching and playing experience.
Ability to foster relations with internal staff and student-athletes.
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information, protects information appropriately.
Effective interpersonal, written, and electronic communications skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural groups.
Computer proficiency using software and enterprise systems appropriate for the complexities of the role and its functions
Master’s Degree preferred
Experience coaching at the collegiate level preferred
Knowledge of Deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), or willingness to learn
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References
How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
Internal Number: 3930BR
About Rochester Institute of Technology
About Rochester Institute of TechnologyFounded in 1829, RIT is a privately endowed, coeducational university with eight colleges including the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. It is located on 1,300 acres in suburban Rochester, New York. The student population is comprised of approximately 15,000 graduate and undergraduate students preparing for technical and professional careers. The U.S. News and World Report has consistently named RIT one of the leading comprehensive universities in the North in terms of academic reputation. The Center for Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation is composed of four major programs: Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramurals, Recreation and Wellness. It serves the needs of a diverse student population with innovative programs and state of the art facilities. The RIT intercollegiate athletics program offers 24 sports (12 for men and 12 for women) to over 500 participants. RIT is a member of the NCAA (Division III), ECAC, Empire 8, and the Atlantic Hockey Association (NCAA Division I).