Gettysburg College is seeking an Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Assistant Aquatics Director. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. It reports to the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Aquatics Director. The assistant coach will be responsible for assisting the head coach in all areas of running a competitive swimming program. The position involves working weekends, evenings and some holidays.
Duties include assisting the head coach in the following areas: •coaching during practice and meets to ensure proper preparation and readiness for student-athletes, including work with strength and conditioning; •provide some coordination of detailed travel logistics for events; •recruit and retain highly qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success, including meeting with student-athletes and parents to promote Gettysburg College, as well as use social media and other strategies of to leverage technology; •demonstrate a high level of involvement in the personal, academic development and health and welfare of student-athletes; •provide support to the office of Development, Alumni and Parent Relations with fundraising efforts and alumni activities; •providing assistance with the operation of the facility and coordinating the hiring and scheduling of lifeguards; •additional responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will:
have earned a bachelor’s degree;
one to three years of successful collegiate coaching experience is preferred;
a strong foundation of the rules of swimming as a competitor or coach and a full appreciation and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred;
ability to work effectively in the environment of an academically demanding liberal arts institution and abide by all NCAA Division III, Centennial Conference and institutional policies;
knowledge and experience with, or ability to learn, technology applications applicable to the position;
maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record in accordance with all institutional policies;
Gettysburg College seeks candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues and community members. Compensation includes an annual salary, medical, dental and vision insurance.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes an annual salary, medical, dental and vision insurance.
About Gettysburg College
Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College upholds a rigorous commitment to the liberal arts in all their breadth and depth. Combined with experiential learning and a drive to Do Great Work, there are no bystanders here. When you study at Gettysburg, you’re participating in traditions predating even the iconic battle that gave the town its notoriety and historical significance. Before the Civil War and thereafter, the college has stood as a beacon of intellectualism and socially responsible citizenship.