Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach Duties and Responsibilities: Clarion University is an NCAA Division II member which competes in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). Clarion invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach. The Assistant Coach is responsible for recruitment of prospective student-athletes, academic success of student-athletes, organizing camps and clinics in support of Clarion Athletics, fund-raising, adherence to NCAA rules and regulations, and general administrative duties. The Assistant Coach will be evaluated based on the competitiveness of the program, overall student-athlete development by way of a meaningful educational experience for student-athletes, and for establishing a sport culture in which he/she is viewed by the student-athletes as a mentor, educator, and role model. In addition, the Assistant Coach will be responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals, and mission of the University and its Intercollegiate Athletics program as well as adherence to Departmental, University, Conference, and NCAA policies and procedures.
Two or more years of coaching experience at the collegiate level. Earned Bachelor’s degree. Demonstrated ability in skill instruction. Prior experience in recruiting. Demonstrated ability to fund-raise. Proven commitment to academic success of student-athletes. Understanding of NCAA rules compliance. Excellent organizational and communication skills.
For full consideration, candidates should provide a resume, a letter of application that addresses your qualifications and experiences for the position, contact information for three references, and transcripts (unofficial acceptable for review stage).
Applicants must complete a successful on-campus interview.
Prior to employment the successful candidate will be required to obtain and submit current clearances from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI.
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