OFFICIAL JOB TITLE: Head Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach/Aquatics Director (12 month)
DIVISION: Administration and Facilities
BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: ESU, Cat. 15
DEPARTMENT: Athletics and Recreation
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
Salary for ESU: Salary ESU
EEO STATUS: 3.2
JOB CODE: 272
REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics and Recreation
SUPERVISES: Pool maintenance personnel, lifeguards, assistant swimming and diving coaches, and work-study students.
SUMMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION: Serves as the Head Coach of the Women’s Swimming and Diving Team. Responsible for the staffing and scheduling of all activities in the Natatorium. Coordinates scheduling of campus and outside groups with Department facilities personnel and the Office of Conference and Events Planning. Works with Department and campus personnel on recreational programming in the Natatorium. Works with Department and campus Facilities personnel to ensure the proper maintenance of the Natatorium, including observation of state and federal pool-related regulations.
Follows the University's best practices to build and/or support student academic success and retention, and assist in meeting strategic objectives for persistence and timely graduation of all the student population.
EXAMPLES OF PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs all the duties associated with managing and serving as the Head Coach of Women’s Swimming and Diving, including but not limited to managing practices and competitions, team recruitment and retention, budget management (e.g., equipment, recruiting, personnel), supervision and mentoring of assistant coaches, mentoring student-athletes, competition schedule development, transportation and meals for away contests, alumni and family engagement
- Abides by all NCAA, Conference, and institutional policies and rules, including the NCAA Principals of Ethical Conduct
- Reinforces the priorities of health and safety through attention to the NCAA Sports Sciences Institute consensus statements, institutional policies and procedures; collaborates with the Sports Medicine Office to ensure health and injury procedures are maintained
- Collaborates with the Office of Athletic Communications relative to team publicity and statistics, with Equipment Room to help maintain and collect athletic equipment, and with Department and University Facilities to maintain sport and locker room facilities
- Assists with the selection and ordering of new equipment for swimming and diving (e.g., suits, caps, uniforms)
- Recruit, hire, assign, train, and supervise certified lifeguards for all pool activities
- Implement regulations and water safety procedures for pools
- Coordinates scheduling of campus and outside groups with Department facilities personnel and the Office of Conference and Events Planning
- Works with Department and campus personnel on recreational programming in the Natatorium
- Works with Department and campus facilities personnel to ensure the proper maintenance of the Natatorium, including observation of state and federal pool-related regulations
- Ensures institutional compliance with all certified pool operator duties
- Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned and/or the job description changed periodically to reflect changing organization needs
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree
- Demonstrated (over 3 years) successful collegiate recruiting and coaching experience in swimming
- Demonstrated (over 3 years) experience in swimming pool administration
- Ability to work flexible hours which includes evenings and weekends
- Local and regional travel required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Knowledge of and ability to teach the latest techniques in collegiate swimming
- Ability to supervise, instruct, and deal effectively with students and staff
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Ability to work with a diverse population
- Knowledge and ability to implement University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations
- Ability to maintain favorable relations with university and community groups
- Strong commitment to the NCAA Division III Philosophy
- Able to coordinate and negotiate with internal and external groups regarding the use of Athletics Department facilities
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution
- Certified Pool Operators Certification or willingness to secure the certification
- Lifeguard/Water Safety Instructor Certification or willingness to secure the certification
- Experience overseeing and/or coaching diving
UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits such as:
75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Long Term Disability
State Pension Retirement Plan
Optional Retirement Savings Plans
Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
Twelve (12) paid holidays
Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
Benefits for ESU Union: ESU
Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.
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To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.
The deadline for internal applicants is April 3, 2023
The review of applications will begin April 4, 2023 and will be ongoing.