Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

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Location: Memphis, TN, USA


Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision. The Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach will organize and implement practice and meet plans in coordination with the Head Swimming & Diving Coach; recruit for swimming & diving; and perform designated facility duties. Guided by the Rhodes Vision, the assistant swimming & diving coach should build a sense of community and enthusiasm around the swimming & diving program by engaging the student body, alumni, parents and fans. Strong relational skills with internal and external constituents are critical. Other duties include participating in development and fundraising activities with various constituents and/or other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Athletics. Also serve as Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach. This is a full-time 10 month position.


A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred. The ideal candidate will have previous and coaching experience with a strong understanding of the DIII philosophy and its role at a private liberal arts institution. Maintaining a working relationship with campus colleagues, alumni, community members, and other constituents is key. They must also possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively (verbal and written), have the ability to multi-task and operate within an extremely motivated, team oriented atmosphere. Must have the ability to work responsibly with minimal supervision. Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Valid driver’s license required. Please visit to apply online. A complete application includes a cover letter, a resume and the names of three references. Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workforce.


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