Assistant Swim Coach

Applications due 09/17/22

Job Description:

Date posted: September 12, 2022

Location: Albion, MI, USA

The Albion College Department of Athletics invites applications for the position of Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a campus climate that supports equity, diversity, and belonging. This is a full-time, 10-month administrative position with employment beginning as soon as possible.  Albion College offers 26 intercollegiate sports as a NCAA Division III liberal arts institution and a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.  This position will be responsible for supporting the Head Coach in all aspects of leading Albion College’s NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program.  This position will also serve as a wellness instructor.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a) create and implement practice plans, b) instruct up to 1 unit of wellness courses per semester, c) create recruiting plans and relationships that will lead to identifying and attracting outstanding student-athletes,  d) provide guidance to student-athletes regarding their academic and overall success,  e) participate in fundraising events for the program and athletic department, f)maintain working knowledge of NCAA, MIAA, and Albion College policies and procedures,  g) other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics.


This position is eligible for full benefits including health/dental/vision insurance, retirement, tuition remission, and campus amenities including free on-site fitness facility, free parking, and access to campus events/performances.

FLSA Classification: Salaried / Exempt / Teacher Exemption

Status: Full-Time

Duration: 10 months per year


  • Bachelor’s degree required; or ability to obtain a Bachelor’s degree within first two years of employment
  • 1 to 2 years experience coaching at the varsity high school level or higher; or 4 to 5 years of combined experience as a NCAA player or student manager and competitive coach
  • Must have a valid, or be eligible to obtain, a Michigan driver’s license, clearing initial and periodic driving record checks, and become an approved driver at the College
  • Must have the following or be able to obtain the following certifications:
    • Life Guard Instructor
    • Water Safety Instructor First Aid/CPR

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit an online application including cover letter, resume, diversity statement, and contact information for three professional references through Interfolio at

Please contact Rob Brownell ([email protected]), Head Swimming & Dive Coach, for questions about the position or search.

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply


Contact Information

Rob Brownell