The 9-month internship will run from August 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024. Compensation is approximately $1,500 per month ($12,000 total).
4 Year Degree
Position Summary: Assists with the coaching and administrative duties of the women’s NCAA Division II swimming program.
Essential Functions: Function: Coach Swimming (50%): teaches the fundamentals and techniques of swimming; observes and evaluates performance and demonstrating proper techniques; executes practice plans to improve student-athletes skill level; develops a strong coach-to-athlete relationship in alignment with the head coach’s vision and philosophy; provides instruction and feedback to their student-athletes during practice and competition; assists and supports the head coach with the management of all aspects of the sports program; serves as coach during practices and meets, provides advice on strategy while evaluating swimmer performance and demonstrating proper skills or techniques needed to perform at a high level; carries out administrative assignments in a complete and accurate manner.
Function: Recruiting Student-Athletes (20%): evaluates and recruits high school swimmers who become superior athletes of high academic standing; entertains prospective recruits and their accompanied family on campus; introduces them to the on-campus amenities and campus life during their tours; makes phone calls, emails, or social media contact within the NCAA guidelines for their respective sport; maintains contact with recruits following their Head Coach’s directive and assigned area of responsibility and monitors the academic performance of certain swimmers as assigned by the head coach.
Function: Administrative Duties (15%): assists in directing or directs camps and clinics as requested or required by the Head Coach; markets and organizes the camps and clinics so that they are efficiently run and comply with Athletics Department standards and policies; hires, trains, and monitors camp employees; hires, trains and supervises student managers and other ancillary personnel; coordinates team community service activities; assists in planning and performing fund-raising activities
Function: Other Duties (15%): performs other duties as requested or required, whether or not specifically mentioned in this job description; exhibits a willingness to undertake additional tasks and asks questions and gathers information as necessary.
Required Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Coaching Experience at High School / Club level
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities/Competencies:
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to take direction from head coach
Extremely organized, detail-oriented, self-starter and intrinsically motivated
Strong management and leadership skills
Proven ability to multi-task effectively
Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
Availability to work flexible work schedule including nights and weekends
Ability to travel with sport teams for away contests
Thorough knowledge of NCAA and American conference rules and regulations
Knowledge of recruiting at a high level of success
About The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Initially founded as a school to serve Native Americans in 1887, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke has since grown to become an institution of over 6,200 students of all races and nationalities.
UNCP is an NCAA Division II institution located in southeastern North Carolina and sponsors 16 NCAA teams. UNCP competes in the Peach Belt Conference in 14 sports and as an independent in football and wrestling.
More information on the institution can be found at www.uncp.edu, and our athletic website can be found at www.uncpbraves.com.