Graduate Assistant Whittier College

Applications due 06/25/23

Job Description:

Date posted: June 8, 2023

Location: 13847 Earlham Drive, Whittier, CA, USA

Graduate Assistant Men and Women’s Swimming Coach


The Department of Athletics at Whittier College (NCAA Division III) is now accepting applications for the Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach position beginning the 2023-2024 school year.


This position provides full-time graduate tuition waiver (fall and spring) as well as a monthly living stipend. Applicants must be accepted into Whittier College graduate school and meet minimum requirements required for graduate assistantship.



The successful candidate will assist in conducting the men’s & women’s swimming program within the philosophy and guidelines set forth by Whittier College, the NCAA, and the SCIAC Conference. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting, scheduling, budget management, academic monitoring, and other duties as assigned by the Head Swimming Coach. Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license required.

Strong organizational and communication skills are expected. Experience with intercollegiate swimming and diving program is desired. The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with high ethical standards and exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, Summit, University and departmental rules and regulations.


Essential Functions

1. Assist with the development of practice materials and help lead practice accordingly under the direction of the head coach.

2. Assist with travel plans, planning and coordinating program events.

3. Participate in scouting and recruitment of prospective student-athletes

4. Assist with other duties as assigned by the head coach.

Education, Experience and Skills Required

· Must be accepted into Graduate School at Whittier College.

· Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills required.

· Computer literacy with an emphasis on spreadsheets preferred.

· Some experience using Colorado Timing Systems, Hy-Tek software, and Meet Manager

· Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

· Required to work early mornings and weekends.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen.



How to Apply



Mike Jafari
Director of Aquatics
[email protected]

o. 562-907-5091
c. 626-643-7619

Contact Information

Mike Jafari

13847 Earlham Drive, Whittier, CA 90602

phone: 626-643-7619