Fairfield University Graduate Assistant – Swimming & Diving

Job Description:

Date posted: August 2, 2022

Location: 1073 North Benson Rd fairfield CT 06824

The Fairfield University Swimming & Diving program seeks a Graduate Assistant. The GA Coach will assist with the planning, organizing and management of the swimming & diving program.


Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledgeable of, and committed to following, Fairfield University, NCAA and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) rules and guidelines

1-2 Years of NCAA level coaching and collegiate swimming experience

Must be a highly motivated, self-starter with an outstanding work ethic

Reports to: Head Swimming & Diving Coach

Essential Functions:

Serve as the top assistant coach for the men’s and women’s varsity swimming programs

Participate in the planning, organizing and execution of preseason and in-season practices as well as summer workouts

Responsible for recruiting and evaluating high performing student-athletes to present to the Head Coach

Provide administrative support with travel related budget management including hotels, buses, meals and expense reports

Collaborate with Sports Performance staff to maximize weight lifting/conditioning

Position also serves as the liaison with the Office of Conference and Events Management for camp relations in the pool facility to include reserving lifeguards, ensuring the pool and associated equipment is in good working order and safety is emphasized throughout the facility

The stipend is $12,000 in addition to the tuition remission of 18 credits per year over 2 year commitment.

How to Apply

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Contact Information

Fairfield University

1073 North Benson Rd
Walsh Athletic Center
Fairfield, CT 06824

phone: 2032544000