Head Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: January 14, 2022

Location: University of Jamestown, 6000 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, USA

The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applicants for Women’s Swimming and Diving Head Coach.

The selected candidate will ensure the team operates and conducts themselves within the ideals, goals, rules, and regulations set forth by University of Jamestown, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). The successful candidate will embrace and promote the five core character values of the NAIA Champions of Character: Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Servant Leadership and Sportsmanship.

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics.  The successful candidate provides leadership, organization, supervision, instruction and strategic planning for the Jimmie women’s swimming team. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

Fostering an atmosphere promoting academic success and personal development focused on a positive student-athlete experience

Meeting recruiting and retention goals

Establishing an effective communication plan with student-athletes

Planning a competitive schedule

Conducting practices in a safe environment

Organizing home events

Effectively managing the budget

Fundraising for additional program needs

Providing safe and efficient travel to competitions

Implementing an effective community service plan

Promoting the women’s swimming program in the community

Ordering equipment to serve the needs of the program

Maintaining an accurate inventory of uniforms and equipment

The position will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.  This is a 10-month, full-time staff position.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) and previous collegiate swimming coaching experience is preferred.




How to Apply

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Sean Johnson

Director of Athletics

University of Jamestown

[email protected]


Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law or university policies.  The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

Contact Information

Sean Johnson