Applications due 05/18/21
Date posted: April 19, 2021
Location: 520 North Main Street, Meadville, PA, USA
Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently seeking applications to fill an Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coaching position. This is a full-time, twelve-month position that includes comprehensive benefits and a competitive salary.
As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1800 with students from 47 states [plus AE, DC, PR, VI] and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
A Bachelor’s degree is required; however a master’s degree is preferred. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist head coach with the organization and direction of all aspects of a competitive swimming and diving program. Specific responsibilities include identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes; regular practice sessions and meet preparation; and assisting with overseeing the administrative process for team travel, program budgets, fundraising, public/alumni relations and promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Department of Athletics and Recreation. The successful candidate should also understand the Division III philosophy and thrive in an extremely motivated, team oriented atmosphere. Event management and other responsibilities will also be assigned by the Director of Athletics.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to [email protected] Please place “Assistant Swim/Dive Coach” in the subject line of the email. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.