Head Coach, Diving

Job Description:

Location: Denver, CO, USA

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 31 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Position Summary

The head Diving Coach is responsible for running a comprehensive program with regards to diving one meter, three meter, and platform events. Knowledge and ability to direct a dry land conditioning program on trampolines and a dry board rig are necessary, as well as supervising and running diving practice on the pool deck. Recruiting for the diving program and travel administration for the divers are also included in the responsibilities as well

The University of Denver has a proud athletic tradition that compliments the schools academic endeavors. In its history, DU has won 31 national championships and enables student-athletes to compete on 17 Division 1 teams. The Pioneers pursue championships, excel academically, and represent both the University and their respective conferences to the best of their abilities.

Essential Functions

  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Coach
  • Providing effective sport instruction and feedback during contests
  • Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Coach
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and the Department of Athletics and Recreations Code of Ethics
  • Achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes
  • Demonstrating excelling writing, speaking, and listening abilities
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Coach
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Coach including but not limited to: budget management, contest scheduling, practice planning, travel arrangement, and monitoring study tables
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Division
  • Assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with demonstrated exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills strong organizational skills
    Ability to support high academic standards and to motivate students

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous coaching experience
  • USA DIVING certified
  • American Red Cross CPR and First Aid (certified or ability to become certified withing 90 days of hire)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience at the Division I collegiate or National level

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on September 6, 2019

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Range:
Salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

How to Apply

http://jobs.du.edu

Contact Information

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