SUMMARY: The Graduate Assistant Coach will perform the responsibilities directed by the head coach and associate head coach as a swim coach and assistant for administrative tasks. The successful candidate will be a positive influence on the swimming and diving team and an effective leader. He or she will provide on-deck coaching daily and work in areas where he or she can provide the greatest benefit. Administrative duties will also be assigned in accordance with strengths.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Follow guidance and direction of supervisor. -Demonstrate respectful, ethical, responsible behavior. -Abide by the University’s policies, procedures, and rules. -Perform employee responsibilities as detailed in employee handbooks and policies. -Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance and punctuality. -Other duties, including special projects, as required or assigned.
Other essential functions of the assistant coach:
-On-deck coach at practices and meets • Weekly group practice schedule will remain the same, so GA will provide coaching for the same athletes on a recurring basis -Models positive standards of behavior, commitment to team, and attitude to athletes -Administrative duties as assigned • Could include ordering meals, tracking practice hours, keeping inventory on equipment, placing equipment orders, coordinating fundraising activities, and other similar duties -Driving vans to swim meets (as needed) -Home meet setup -Provide mentorship and guidance to athletes in and out of the pool
Competitive swimming experience as an athlete and/or coach, and the ability to be accepted into a master's program and the University of Indianapolis
Additional Salary Information: no housing provided
About University of Indianapolis
The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private university in Indianapolis, Indiana. It offers Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees, and it was founded in 1902 as Indiana Central University. UIndy's student population is around 5,500, and the Greyhounds compete in NCAA's Division II in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.