Location: Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Associate Head Coach Swimming and Diving
Job #: 1808160
Full Time; Contract
$15/Hourly – Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves directing or assisting with developing the student-athlete physically, competitively and emotionally. Enhances the execution of competitive sports, manages team, recruits, fundraises and may determine competitive schedules.
This position is responsible for assisting all phases of an intercollegiate athletics sports specific program in accordance with NCAA and University rules, regulations and policies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, hiring and managing assistant coaches, scheduling of games, and recruiting qualified student-athletes; supporting for the academic progress of student-athletes; preparing and managing the budget; fostering an environment of NCAA compliance; scheduling and conducting practice sessions; and, implementing strategies for developing and motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels. Allocates resources to meet schedules and achieve success. Identifies program objectives and develops and directs strategies for successful programs. Must have a philosophy compatible with highly selective academic standards that supports diversity and inclusivity. Additionally, must have a appreciation for the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly selective academic environment, and the desire to help student-athletes strive for balance in that rigorous setting. All athletic department staff are expected to have a strong commitment to the welfare of student athletes and a reputation of integrity. Staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. May provide guidance to other personnel.
In addition, will be responsible for assisting in the administration of aquatics programs and policies to include: swim classes, aquatic fitness classes, private swim lessons, swim teams, open swim and lap swim scheduling, and adult safety programs. This position will play a key role in community and student relations.
The Associate Head Coach/asst. aquatics manager reports directly to the Head Coach/aquatics manager.
At UC Santa Cruz, we strive to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings of athletics, classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate. As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Our goal is to provide a wide variety of professional programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.
Some special conditions include:
Successfully pass a pre-employment background check
Possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.
Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
Possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and be able to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program.
Must take and pass the Division III Rules Test per NCAA bylaw 11.8.
Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.
At least 3 years experience coaching specific sport, preferably at the NCAA level. Ideal candidate will excel in dryland/strength programming as well as sprint workouts,
Highly advanced and effective interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants, departmental and university staff and parents of student athletes
Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making, be an effective problem solver and communicates effectively verbally and in writing and for live media presentations.
Recognized expertise in team sport and coaching principles for student athletes.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-23-2018
How to Apply
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.