Elms College located in Chicopee, MA is seeking a Head Men’s & Women’s Swim Coach. Under the general supervision of the Athletic Director. The Head Men’s & Women’s Swim Coach is responsible for the coaching, daily administrative, and recruiting for the men’s and women’s swimming program. This positon implements a wide variety of day-to-day responsibilities and secondary duties will be assigned from the following areas: sports information, contest management. This position requires the individual to serve as the Certified Pool and Spa Operator (CPO) for the college, maintain the pool, and pool area and work closely with the assistant athletic for facilities, programming and management in all areas of aquatics.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES ?Organization, development, and administration of the men’s and women’s swimming program. ?Establishes overall goals for both programs. ?Supervises assistant coaches and student labor. ?Supervise lifeguards and student workers. ?Organizes practice and is responsible for game management. ?Recruits academically qualified players utilizing current methods. ?Attends and participates in admissions recruiting events. ?Serves as a role model to student athletes. ?Ensures compliance on campus, department, NCAA, and conference rules and regulations. ?Manages program budget. ?Other duties may be assigned, including but not limited to: strength and conditioning duties and contest management duties.
QUALIFICATIONS ?Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field required. Master's degree preferred. ?Coaching, strength and conditioning, sports information, and athletics administration at the collegiate level preferred. ?Proven ability to relate to student athletes, academic community, student body, off-campus constituents, professional colleagues and the general public. ?Proven administrative, organizational and recruiting skills. ?Ability to use computer software and standard office equipment. ?Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. ?CPR, first aid, and AED certification required. ?CPO license.
TO APPLY Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Elms College’s diversity statement embodies the charism of the founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph, including embracing “the love of neighbor without distinction” and whose Catholic heritage guides our intellectual, social, educational, and community endeavors. The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all curricular and co- curricular programs. We encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, members of ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply for our positions. We want to ensure all applicants demonstrate intercultural competence, commitment, and experience working with diverse populations, proven through educational background, professional development, and lived experience. Elms College is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every qualification outlined in the job description. At Elms, we want to ensure we find the best candidate for the position, and we believe that candidate may come from a less traditional background. Therefore, if you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your experience and qualifications for the role.
Coaching, strength and conditioning, sports information, and athletics administration at the collegiate level preferred.
Proven ability to relate to student athletes, academic community, student body, off-campus constituents, professional colleagues and the general public.
Proven administrative, organizational and recruiting skills.
Ability to use computer software and standard office equipment.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
CPR, first aid, and AED certification required.
About Elms College
Elms College is an Equal Opportunity Educator founded in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph.