The University of Minnesota Morris Intercollegiate Athletics seeks an Assistant Coach for Women's Swimming and Diving.
This is a full time 9-month coaching appointment during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years. The appointment carries a $23,100 annual salary, a $2,000 annual professional development budget, a full benefit package (including health / dental insurance and wellness programs), as well as an on-campus apartment. This position is funded in part by a NCAA Division III Coaching Enhancement Grant supporting ethnic minority and gender representation in newly created assistant coaching positions.
The Swimming and Diving Assistant Coach is responsible for providing support to all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III women’s swimming and diving program that advances the mission of intercollegiate athletics and the University. The assistant coach assists the head coach in student recruiting and retention efforts; supports the building of a diverse and inclusive team; coaches student athletes and fosters their skill development; assists in coaching plans and implementation at practices and competitions; provides for students’ safety, health and wellbeing; complies with NCAA, UMAC and university policies; provides sound fiscal management; assists in equipment oversight, scheduling, travel planning, and summer camps; assists in off-season programs and athlete development; and assists in program communication and fundraising efforts.
This appointment includes a sports and recreation collaborative opportunity.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and competitive swimming/ diving experience is required. Experience with competitive diving programs is preferred. The position requires strong organization, oral and written communication skills, and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The preferred candidate will demonstrate an appreciation for NCAA DIII, be self-directed and motivated, work with integrity, and bring skills and abilities to help advance the program.
Additional Salary Information: On-campus housing provided along with a $2,000 professional development stipend each year
Internal Number: 331266
About University of Minnesota Morris
The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMN Morris) is an undergraduate-focused residential public liberal arts college serving 1700 students. As one of five campuses of the University of Minnesota, the Morris campus is located 160 miles west of Minneapolis in the rural community of Morris. Morris is consistently highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Fiske Guide to Colleges, Princeton Review, Kiplingers Personal Finance, and Washington Monthly. The student body is talented, diverse and engaged. The Morris student body is one of the most ethnically diverse in the University of Minnesota system with 21% American Indian students, 10% other U.S. students of color, and 9% international students.The University of Minnesota Morris Cougars compete in the NCAA Division III and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference with 19 sports for men and women. Cougar Athletics offers a competitive intercollegiate athletics experience advancing the UMN Morris commitment to academic excellence, diversity, service, and community; fostering the core values of integrity, respect, unity, commitment, and excellence; and furthering students’ success in athletics, learning, and life. One in five UMN Morris students is a varsity athlete.