Head Mens and Womens Swimming Coach Whittier College
Reporting to the Director of Aquatics as well as the Executive Director of Athletics, the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach at Whittier College is responsible for managing and leading all aspects of a competitive Division III swim program while adhering to the College mission, recruiting quality student-athletes and retaining those student-athletes, having academically successful student-athletes, and managing all aspects of a collegiate Swim program. This is a full-time, 12 month position. Key Responsibilities: Work within the College's mission to provide a competitive and positive collegiate athletic experience for student-athletes. Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes within NCAA and College guidelines. Build, develop, and maintain regular contact and relationships with the program's alumni which include conducting alumni events. Fundraise for the program in conjunction with College and department. Monitor student-athletes academic progress and study hall programs, ensuring satisfactory progress towards graduation. Coordinate community service efforts for the swim program. All necessary administrative responsibilities for the program: budget management, coordinate and supervise assistant coach and dive coach and supervision of all home meets and contests.
Other related duties related to the work described herein or assigned by the Executive Director of Athletics and Director of Aquatics.
Requirements: The successful candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and demonstrated success in coaching swimming at the collegiate, high school or club level. Excellent administrative, organizational, and recruiting skills also required. The successful candidate will be expected to understand and comply with applicable laws, college policies, and NCAA regulations. A record of demonstrated trustworthiness, honesty, and reliability are essential to all head coaching positions at the College. The successful candidate is expected to develop a climate of trust, integrity, and open communication with colleagues and students. Final appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Please submit a letter of application, resume plus contact information for at least three references to: Rock Carter, Sr. Associate Director of Athletics, Whittier College, 13847 Earlham Drive, Whittier, CA 90602 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and remain open until filled. An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive background check.