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Dynamic & Personable Swim Instructor – Swim School

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Other
SwimBox

Location: 22149 Davis Drive, Sterling, VA, USA

with SwimBox

SwimBox Instructors work one-on-one with competitive adults & age group swimmers, triathletes, and adult learn to swim clients. All of our lessons incorporate video analysis to give the client different view points and grasp a better understanding of their stroke and the changes we’re making and why. All of our lessons take place in an endless pool. SwimBox Instructors work anywhere from 10-30 hours a week.  They manage their own calendars/clients and are required to correspond with their clients via email and phone.

SWIM COACH (FT & PT POSITION)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club
YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina / Cape Fear Aquatic Club

Location: 2710 Market Street, Wilmington, NC, USA

with YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina / Cape Fear Aquatic Club

YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina
Position: Swim Coach
Full time with Benefits ($28,500-$34,000)
Part time without Benefits (salary commensurate with experience)

 

  1. Effectively communicate the mission, vision and the values of the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina
  2. Ensure the swim team complies with YMCA standards and methods of operation
  3. Ensure the swim team complies with USA Swimming standards and methods of operation
  4. Integrate member-service and engagement strategies into all interactions with parents to ensure positive team recruitment and retention
  5. Promote, build and expand the program enrollment and participation and support all YMCA programming.
  6. Support, develop and show measure success at coaching groups for intro groups and assisting with age group swimmers and senior swimmers with the team director to identify direction and objective for each group. (please visit website for more group information at see www.capefearaquaticclub.org)
  7. On Deck Coaching responsibilities will start at 4:00PM and end at 8:00PM Monday – Friday
  8. On Deck Coaching responsibilities will start at 6:00AM and end at 10:00AM Saturday
  9. On Deck Coaching summer hours will vary pending pool space and availability.
  10. Assist with the mentoring of the part time staff remaining consistent with Head Coach’s ideology.
  11. Attend swim meets that include the participation of swimmers that you coach. 1-2 weekend a month outside of championship season.
  12. Attend and support team activities’ that may be outside of the on deck coaching realm
  13. Attend monthly coach’s meeting and share best practices
  14. Attend monthly committee meeting when requested to do so
  15. Be visible to coaches, parents and members
  16. Take attendance at each practice
  17. Maintain a workout log for each training group and log all workouts into log books daily
  18. Complete swim meet entries in a timely manner taking into consideration the individual needs of each swimmer entered in the meet
  19. Develop a season plan inclusive of swim meets, team building activities, parent communication and goals that you expect to achieve for each group
  20. Coordinate goal meeting with each swimmer and align coach/swimmer goals for the season
  21. Ensure Coach Certifications are current
  22. Develop and maintain a dryland program that includes age-appropriate that will help in each swimmer’s core strength and development
  23. Communicate effectively with the administrative staff, coaches, parents and swimmers
  24. Respond to all coaching staff, parent member and community inquiries and concerns regarding the team with 24 hours
  25. Communicate swim team information, changes and needs in a timely manner to the supervisor and branch staff
  26. Communicate any time-off that does not fall within the traditional coaching time off ( 1 week in April and 2 weeks in August )
  27. Assist with team tryouts and new swimmer evaluations and the ability to accurately assess individual swim levels for training purposes
  28. Take lead role in fund raising for CFAC’s annual team events
    1. Pier 2 Pier
    2. Swim-a-thon
  29. Works with the volunteer parent board, especially in coordination parent communication and transparency
  30. Assist with coaching needs with our Home school group,summer swim team and masters groups.
  31. To develop our pre-comp swim program
  32. All other duties assigned

QUALIFICATIONS (ALSO CALLED ENTRY REQUIREMENTS OR KNOW HOW):

Swim Coach (Qualifications):

  1. Minimum age of 21
  2. Minimum 3 year prior coaching experience and program development as a USA Swimming certified coach
  3. Must be in current and in good standing on all USA Swimming coach membership requirements, safety and background check requirement
  4. Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited university or equivalent preferred
  5. ASCA Level 1 certification required, (ASCA Level 2 Certification or higher preferred)
  6. High level of competitive swimming experience, ( NCAA Division 1 athlete or higher preferred )
  7. Working knowledge of Hy-Tek Team Manager and Team Unify
  8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  9. Strong knowledge of stroke technique progression, dryland, training progression and taper strategies
  10. Ability to communicate proper stroke technique instruction and development, dryland conditioning, and taper strategies for all level of swimmers
  11. Be able to constructively take criticism from both peers and directors
  12. Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times
  13. Strong core values that includes honesty, integrity, hard work, teamwork, patience and respect
  14. Must have reliable transportation
  15. Safety Certifications: Current CPR Certification, First Aid (or Lifeguard) Certification, and Safety Training for swim coaches (available at org). (or within 30 days)
  16. USA Swimming requirements: Athlete Protection Training (Safe Sport), Background Check through the USA Swimming background check provider, and Foundations of Coaching. (or within 30 days)
  17. Principles of YMCA Competitive Swimming and Diving Certification (preferred or completed within 90 days from date of hire).

Assistant Swim Coach (Multiple Positions)

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Army West Point Athletics

Location: 639 Howard Road, West Point, NY, USA

with Army West Point Athletics

Job Description:

The U.S. Military Academy, an NCAA Division I Institution and member of the Patriot League invites applications for the position of Assistant Swim Coach. This is a 12-month, full-time position reporting directly to the Head Coach.

The Assistant Swim Coach is responsible for aiding the Head coach in assigned areas of the Swim program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  identifying and recruiting qualified candidates to Army West Point Swim program to include frequent national travel, organizing and implementing on-campus visits, conducting practices and individual workouts, organizing and running camp/clinics, engaging with alumni and other administrative tasks assigned by the Head Coach.

Candidates must possess highly professional mannerisms, moral and ethical character, and demonstrate a high work rate. This individual must possess exemplary communication skills both written and verbal, in addition to being able to work well with a variety of people.  This individual must be knowledgeable of, and adhere to NCAA rules, and fully support the mission of the United States Military Academy.

Qualification Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree required. Ideal applicants shall possess collegiate level swimming experience, along coaching at a competitive level. Candidates must be passionate about recruiting and have a strong desire to be part of an energetic and innovative staff. Strong social media, organizational, communication, and computer skills are required.

Head Senior Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs

Location: Springdale, AR, USA

with Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs

Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs is a USA Swimming Silver Medal Club located in Northwest Arkansas.  The AquaHawgs is consistently one of the top teams in the state.  Northwest Arkansas is also home to the University of Arkansas, Tyson Foods, Walmart, and JB Hunt as well as one of the fastest-growing populations in the United States.

 

Coaching:

  • Establish an environment that encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship, responsibility, and constructive feedback.
  • Develop and implement team and individual goals with the swimmers and monitor the progression of the athletes and team in reaching these goals.
  • Connecting our senior swimmers with colleges and universities and assisting families in making their child’s goal of swimming at the post-secondary level a reality.
  • Timely & professional communication with parents and swimmers.
  • Develop and maintain seasonal plans for the progression of our senior program.
  • Design swimming and dryland curricula for the Senior Hawgs
  • Assist in selecting the appropriate schedule of seasonal competitions
  • Demonstrate a willingness to communicate with parents to help swimmers achieve their goals
  • Passionate about swimming and working with athletes
  • Strong advocate for the sport of swimming.

 

Administration:

  • Demonstrate a cooperative, responsive and respectful communication style with swimmers, parents, community members, staff, and Board.
  • Maintain a professional standard of safety, appearance, and readiness.
  • Practice continuous improvement and professional development for self and assistant coaches; work to achieve the next level of certification.
  • Act as a team representative while attending LSC meetings.
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and relay performances, meet participation, practice attendance and more.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of coaching experience.
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • Current member in good standing of USA Swimming
  • Must be CPR/AED certified and maintain current coaching certification
  • Experienced with Team Unify and HY-TEK as well as Word and Excel.
  • High-level swimming experience at the club and or collegiate level.
  • Ability to set and achieve individual and team goals and encourage others to do the same.

Head Coach – Women’s Swimming

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division I)
Eastern Michigan University

Location: Eastern Michigan University, Oakwood St, Ypsilanti, MI, USA

with Eastern Michigan University

PRINCIPAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adhere to any and all NCAA, Mid-American Conference and Eastern Michigan University policies, rules, regulations, and operational procedures.
  • Organize and direct all activities of the women’s swimming program.
  • Counsel and advise student-athletes with academic or personal problems.
  • Direct the recruitment of prospective student-athletes to Eastern Michigan University.
  • Supervise assistant coach and any non-coaching, sport-specific personnel.
  • Determine the amount and quality of equipment and supplies to be ordered.
  • Manage the scheduling of athletic contests.
  • Monitor all expenditures associated with the women’s swimming budget.
  • Perform various community services functions such as clinic and speaking engagements.
  • Perform fundraising activities.
  • Instruct varsity credit classes, as assigned by the Department.
  • Perform related departmental duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Three years’ experience (i.e., recruitment, scheduling, fund raising, and training) in the assigned sports program is required.
  • Knowledge of NCAA policies necessary.

Full Time Assistant Swimming and Triathlon Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Millikin University

Location: 1184 West Main Street, Decatur, IL, USA

with Millikin University

Millikin University seeks an Assistant Swimming and Triathlon Coach. This is a 12-month administrative position reporting to the Director/Head Coach of Swimming and Triathlon. This position provides leadership for the day-to-day training and development of the men’s and women’s swim teams, as well as the women’s triathlon team; provides leadership and serves as a role model to student athletes; assists with the recruitment and enrollment of undergraduate students; and must have the ability to work independently to achieve institutional and divisional goals and objects. You may view a complete position description at www.millikin.edu/employment.Primary Responsibilities as Assistant Swimming and Triathlon Coach:

1.Provide leadership for the recruiting and retention of quality student athletes.

2.Coach and teach skills and tactics necessary for a successful swimming and triathlon programs.

3.Conduct camps and clinics to promote the University and the athletic programs.

4.Ability to positively interact with media, alumni and friends of the University.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Recruit quality athletes to the swimming and triathlon programs. Create a positive team culture that leads to success. Foster good relationships with the local high school swim coaches and the triathlon community. 2.Responsible for assisting with and leading the organization of practices, monitoring academic progress of the student-athletes, swimming and triathlon meet day management and strategy, adhere to the budget and fund raise money for specific needs of the team.

3.Comply with all applicable Millikin University, CCIW and NCAA rules, regulations and policies.

Other Duties:

1.Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

2.A second duty may be assigned dependent upon on the candidate’s strengths and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.

Minimum Position Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Successful swimming history and coaching experience preferred
• Well-developed administrative skills and attention to detail
• Experience with community relations, fundraising and related activities.
• Exceptional communication skills required.
• A commitment to the NCAA Division III rules, regulations and philosophy.

Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division II)
Fresno Pacific University

Location: 1717 South Chestnut Avenue, Fresno, CA, USA

with Fresno Pacific University

The Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach reports to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for all phases of a highly competitive NCAA Division II swimming & diving program including, but not limited to, practice and meet preparation, recruiting, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches, budget management, alumni and public relations, and adherence to the rules of the NCAA, the Conference and Fresno Pacific University. The head coach must be committed to student-athletes’ academic, personal, athletic and spiritual growth and development, and demonstrate the ability to successfully recruit and motivate NCAA Division II student-athletes.

Essential Functions:

Culture

• Be in agreement with the university’s Confession of Faith, have a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, be active in the life of the church and live a life consistent with a commitment to the Lordship of Christ.
• Embrace the mission, vision and values of Fresno Pacific University.
• Be Christ-centered in all areas while working with staff, faculty, students and guests.

Service

• Develops and maintains a swimming & diving program that is athletically competitive within NCAA Division II.
• Works to maintain an atmosphere within the swimming & diving program that is consistent with the mission of Fresno Pacific University, including the active demonstration and modeling of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Operates the program within the mission, policies, bylaws, regulations, and interpretations of Fresno Pacific University, the Department of Athletics, and the NCAA Division II.
• Actively engages the members of the program in meaningful and impactful community service and community engagement.
• Actively guides and mentors student-athletes into successful life patterns and choices including those represented by the faith and life commitments of the University.
• Actively supports and monitors the academic progress of student-athletes, including a commitment to a graduation rate of at least 15% greater than the general student body or up to 90% and a team GPA of 3.0.
• Is responsible for all administrative aspects of the program including scheduling, off-season conditioning, program equipment, program budget, and the direction of FPU-identified athletic/sport camps.
• Oversees, organizes, and conducts effective practice sessions including sessions involving individual work.
• Oversees, organizes, and conducts an effective recruitment strategy that, in good faith, focuses on student-athletes who are eligible within NCAA Division II and who understand and agree to abide by the faith and life commitments of the University.
• Actively supports and engages in fundraising efforts for the program, the Sunbird Club, and other FPU fundraising efforts as needed.
• Engages in the promotion of the University, the Department of Athletics, and the program as requested by the Athletics Communications Office, the Director of Athletics, or the University President.
• Works in support of FPU staff, faculty, and administration in all areas including facilities, athletics administration, athletics communications, sports medicine, student life, and academic efforts.
• Attends Department of Athletics meetings and major events (e.g. department meetings, workdays, athletics professional development sessions, Athletics Hall of Fame Banquet, Sunbird Golf Classic, End-of-Year Athletic Awards Celebration).
• Demonstrates a professional commitment to involvement in local, regional, and national program-related organizations as needed or possible.
• Facilitates the provision of all information necessary to determine prospective student-athlete eligibility.
• Provides complete off-campus contact and evaluation request logs and forms and monitors the permissible number of contacts and evaluations per NCAA bylaws.
• Provides complete and accurate expense reports, and follows all University and Department of Athletics financial procedures.
• Ensures team’s compliance with NCAA rules related to playing and practice seasons including monthly athletically-related activity logs.
• In cooperation with the Associate A.D., monitors the scheduling process, verifying that the schedule meets NCAA and Conference scheduling requirements.
• Follows the established process for renewal and non-renewal of athletically-related financial aid.
• Ensures that student-athletes and assistants abide by the University’s ethical conduct and sportsmanship requirements.
• Responds to requests for information from athletics administration in a timely manner
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required

  • Demonstrated personal Christian faith and commitment to the Christian mission of the university
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Previous successful coaching experience within the sport of swimming.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Expressed commitment to NCAA legislation and compliance
  • Proven commitment to athletic and academic success.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred

  • Previous successful NCAA coaching experience.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting at the collegiate level

Head Coach Swimming and Diving/Director of Aquatics Operations Athletics

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Head Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Occidental College

Location: 1600 Campus Rd, Los Angeles, CA, USA

with Occidental College

Reports to the Director of Athletics and directs all phases of the men’s and women’s swim & dive seasons. Duties include, but are not limited to, leading the organization and direction of all aspects of the NCAA Division III Swim teams. Specific duties include planning and organizing all practices and meets, recruitment of prospective student athletes, overseeing assistant coaching staff, and overseeing all administrative duties.  In coordination with the Director of Operations is responsible for all operations related to the function of the pool.  Duties including but not limited to hiring and training of pool personnel, oversight and organization of all aquatics programs and generating revenue opportunities.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND GOALS

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an individual assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Design and implementation of all practice in season.
  • Schedule all non-conference events.
  • Recruitment of prospective student athletes on and off campus through email, phone calls and in – person contact.
  • Organize and plan all team travel
  • Hire and manage staff
  • Lead all necessary administrative tasks including, but not limited to, fundraising, planning of all alumni events and equipment management.
  • Oversee lifeguard program
  • Oversees all aquatics programs including generating revenue opportunities
  • Be in alignment with vision and core values of the athletic department

The following job accountabilities may be reassigned:

  1. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s degree is required. The qualified candidate should ideally have competitive Swim/Diving experience as a coach, preferably on the collegiate level.  Candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student athletes, good communication, organizational skills, and the ability to work amiably with students, administrators, and faculty within the rules and regulations of the College, the SCIAC Conference, and the NCAA Division III.

Occidental College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law.

 

We strongly encourage all underrepresented candidates, especially women and persons of color, to apply.

As a condition of hire for a staff position and for appointment to a faculty position, Occidental College requires that all candidates who have received a conditional offer of employment complete an application form (if they have not already done so) and consent to a background check.  Satisfactory completion of a background check, along with pre-employment verifications and references are required as a condition of employment, but only as permitted by federal, state, and local law, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Assistant Swim Team Coach

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
South Amboy YMCA

Location: South Amboy, NJ, USA

with South Amboy YMCA

MEWSA Assistant Swim Team Coach

Join a dynamic, enthusiastic team of Swim Team Coaches. If you are an experienced and knowledgeable swim coach with some previous swim instruction experience, a positive and encouraging personality, and a strong ability to work with a variety of swim levels you’ll find this to be the perfect career choice for you! There are opportunities to work with both an age group and senior groups, based on your prior experience. As a member of our coaching staff you will be expected to attend all practice assigned as well as meets that often take place on weekends.

Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age, current Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/ AED with training available. We will provide Coach’s Safety Training and YMCA Competitive Swim Training, both required for this position.
Compensation will be based on experience level.
Apply: Contact Senior Aquatics Director Andres Gallego, [email protected]
The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy is an EOE employer.

Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Other
Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich

Location: 4 Horseneck Lane, Greenwich, CT, USA

with Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich

 

We are seeking experienced lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors to join our mission-driven team to make a positive impact on children in Greenwich, CT.  Shifts available weekday mornings and early afternoons as well as afterschool hours and weekends.     We are looking for responsible, committed and energetic individuals who truly enjoy children, are willing to commit to a regular work schedule and love working with swimmers of various abilities.   Ideal candidate has at least 1 year experience working with children, can communicate effectively with peers, parents and children and holds Lifeguard and/or Water Safety Instructor certifications.   Bilingual a plus.  Salary commensurate with experience.   Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter and a copy of relevant certifications to [email protected]

Assistant Coach – Alma College Swimming & Diving

  • Level of Commitment Part Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)
Alma College

Location: 614 West Superior Street, Alma, MI, USA

with Alma College

The assistant coach for swimming and diving is a part-time position.  Alma College is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) and the NCAA Division III.  The position will assist with all daily aspects of the sport and will participate as an active member of the Athletics Department.  This position will also oversee lifeguarding activities.

Essential Functions – may include, but not limited to the following:

  • Instructing and coaching the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams
  • Manages and directs the swimming and diving program, including practices, competitions and scheduling
  • Retain current student athletes, monitor grades and academic progress
  • Develop student athletes to be contributing members to the campus community and the community at large
  • Assists a recruiting plan
  • Make travel arrangements for the teams and recruiting
  • Develop fundraisers to support program
  • Cooperate with athletic training staff, maintenance staff, transportation staff, and others who are involved in supporting the athletic program
  • Assist administration with alumni relations
  • Commits to and is responsible for adhering to all rules and regulations set forth for the team, the College, the MIAA, and the NCAA with the utmost integrity
  • Work cooperatively with personnel in athletic department, attend department meetings and activities, and always represents the College positively when interacting with the community, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public
  • Support the philosophy and mission of the College and the athletic department
  • Oversee lifeguard assignments for open swim and other activities
  • Additional job related administrative duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division III and MIAA compliance and conference rules
  • Educational background and expertise to teach college level courses
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings, along with travel
  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to communicate effectively to various groups and individuals
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to fulfill essential functions of the position

 

Asst. Men’s & Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach / Asst. Aquatics Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team College (Division III)

Location: 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA, USA

with Luther College

Luther College, a private, liberal arts institution located in Decorah, Iowa, seeks applications for a men’s and women’s assistant swimming & diving coach/assistant aquatics director position. The Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach/Asst. Aquatics Director will assist with all aspects of the men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs as assigned by the head coach and actively participate in the recruitment of student-athletes. The successful candidate will assist the Aquatics Director with all aspects of the aquatics center operations. Strong leadership and motivational skills are required; a record of integrity and the ability to inspire student-athletes to perform at a high level is essential; and a willingness to advance the goals and mission of Luther College while adhering to the rules, policies, and regulations established by Luther College, the American Rivers Conference, and the NCAA is critical. Qualifications for the position include: 1) Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred;
2) Collegiate swimming & diving experience required, 1-3 years of successful high school or college swimming coaching experience preferred; and 3) Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Life Guard Instructor (LGI), First Aid (FA), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) certification preferred.  Additional information about Luther College can be found at www.luther.edu. Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications from persons of diverse cultural backgrounds welcomed. This is a 10-month position with the starting date negotiable.  To see full posting and apply for this position, please go to the employment website at https://luthercollege.hiretouch.com

Full Time Learn to Swim Director

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Aquatics Staff
  • Level of Team Club
Buffalo City Swim Racers

Location: 651 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, USA

with Buffalo City Swim Racers

Learn to Swim Director

The Learn to Swim (LTS) Director under the direction of the Executive Director is responsible for organizing and implementing a diverse and safe swim program which will incorporate large group and individual activities, swim lessons for all ages and promote program participation. Responsibilities also include hiring, staff supervision, budget oversight, planning and confirmation of staff assignments and schedules and staff training. The LTS Director is responsible for providing quality leadership and supervision in a safe, enjoyable, and positive environment that promotes member wellness and engagement in accordance with BCSR policies and procedures. The LTS Director will develop plans and will implement new procedures and methods to achieve strategic goals. The position’s key function is to build strong, lasting relationships with members, employees and volunteers that will build healthy lifestyles.

The selected candidate will be required to pass a USA Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection Training and adhere to all USA Swimming and USOC Safe Sport protocols.
Responsibilities Include:

Essential Functions
• Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate all learn-to-swim staff.
• Develop, implement, track, and oversee the LTS department budget, in accordance with BCSR budget guidelines and approval of the Executive Director.
• Review program schedules, staffing capacity and revenues to meet the community needs.
• Maintain proper health and safety standards, in accordance with BCSR, USA Swimming and Risk Management Inc.
• Know and understand all, state and local health and safety requirements, including Pool Safety Plan, Emergency Action Plan, Emergency Evacuation Routes and staff certifications.
• Collaborate and build positive relationships with participants, parents, staff and community organizations, in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
• Serve as a role model to promote and demonstrate professional demeanor.
• Maintain all records, in accordance with regulations, staff training and certifications, program member attendance and evaluation of participant skills, and Department of Health (DOH) requirements.
• Maintain personal certifications and be responsible for recertification before expiration.
• Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings and special events.

Qualifications
• High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred in the area of Physical Education, Exercise Science, Health Education or related field.
• Minimum of one-year experience in an aquatics related management position.
• Certified as a lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, USA Swimming Coach (WSI, CPO and/or LGI certification preferred).
• Excellent communication skills. Must have excellent oral communication skills to work positively with different populations, in groups and individually.
• Effective leadership skills and strong work ethic.
• Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously
• Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational
• Availability when facility is open: This could include nights, weekends, and holidays.
• This position requires that the LTS Director be able to swim well enough to maintain current lifeguard certification and maintain physical shape to perform lifeguarding duties.
• Due to multiple pool sites a vehicle and drivers license is required.
• Be proficient or capable of learning computer programs such as Team Unify, Hytek and social media.

Other
• Supports Head Coach/ Executive Director and team policies
• Conducts himself/herself with the highest moral and ethical standards
• Follows the chain of command starting with the head coach to board president to board of directors
• Establishes an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility
• Promotes the organization
• Maintains current USA Swimming coach membership including completion of all required safety courses
• Maintains full compliance with USA Swimming Code of Conduct
• Positive role model to athletes
• Seek and attend educational opportunities offered by the organization or beyond

Skills
• Proven track record of on-boarding, training and motivating employees
• Excellent communication, time management, leadership and employee development skills
• Documented computer skills- Microsoft Office, Quickbooks

Preferred
• Prior management experience
• American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
• Lifeguard instructor certified
• Knowledge and working experience with athletic programs and teams
• Grant writing experience
• Experience with social media, website support, Hytek Team Manager software and Team Unify software
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

Full Time Business Manager/Grantwriter

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Other
  • Level of Team Club
Buffalo City Swim Racers

Location: 651 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, USA

with Buffalo City Swim Racers

Business Manager/ Grant Writer
The Buffalo City Swim Racers is in search of a Business Manager to assist with the operations of our swim club. This organization has both Learn to Swim and Competitive Swim programs. We’re looking for a highly organized and efficient professional with business management experience and a basic understanding of swim clubs, though we are willing to provide in-house training. The successful candidate will provide assistance with all business management activity, including those in accounting and customer service. BCSR is looking for an individual who is comfortable working on tasks both independently or with employees and/or leadership and who can contribute to the overall improvement of our club’s efficiency and productivity metrics.
Responsibilities Include:

Business Management
• Ensure insurance, city, county, state, grant and swim association compliance
• Build relationships with community agencies, organizations, businesses and foundations
• Assist with travel arrangements, registration for conferences/trainings, expense reimbursement and credit card receipt submission
• Coordinate administrative processes for grant and fundraising creation
• Research grant opportunities for the purpose of developing additional funding resources for both current and proposed services, programs and administrative operations
• Assist with online process for data entry and data management of grant applications and account management
• Ensure grant progress reports are submitted in a timely fashion: perform report review and reconciliation to make sure objectives are met and prepare summaries for review
• Prepare reports, memos, letters and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software
• Prepare correspondence, arrange conference calls, and schedule meetings
• Collaborates with a variety of entities and community organizations for the purpose of securing funding to maintain and enhance services and/or programs
• Develops forms, processes, procedures and policies fort the purpose of implementing a consistent grant application methodology
• Develop grant applications and related documents for the purpose of submitting to the appropriate funding agency
• Maintenance of organization financial records
• Make necessary payments after approval from Executive Director
• Work with the Executive Director and program personnel to develop an annual budget that will be proposed to the BCSR Board of Directors
• Support the BCSR Strategic Plan

Other
• Supports Head Coach/ Executive Director and team policies
• Conducts himself/herself with the highest moral and ethical standards
• Follows the chain of command starting with the head coach to board president to board of directors
• Establishes an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline, sportsmanship and responsibility
• Promotes the organization
• Maintains current USA Swimming coach membership including completion of all required safety courses
• Maintains full compliance with USA Swimming Code of Conduct
• Positive role model to athletes
• Seek and attend educational opportunities offered by the organization or beyond

Skills
• Proven track record of on-boarding, training and motivating administrative employees
• Excellent communication, time management, leadership and employee development skills
• Ability to work independently under time constraints

Experience
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, preferably with relevant experience in the local nonprofit industry
• One to three years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and related experience
• Capable of exercising good judgement, when it comes to problem-solving and setting priorities
• Accuracy, speed, tact and discretion are all essential in this position
• Professional written and verbal communication skills
• Attention to detail
• Experience in research and knowledge management techniques
• Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
• Demonstrated ability to maintain constructive relationships with persons of diverse backgrounds and organizations throughout the WNY community

Preferred
• A valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle for travel between sites
• Prior management experience
• Knowledge and working experience with athletic programs and teams
• Grant writing experience
• Experience with social media, website support, Hytek Team Manager software and Team Unify software
SALARY: Commensurate with experience

Full Time Head Age Group Coach/Administrative Manager

  • Level of Commitment Full Time
  • Position Type Assistant Coach
  • Level of Team Club
Buffalo City Swim Racers

Location: 651 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY, USA

with Buffalo City Swim Racers

Head Age Group Coach/Administrative Manager
The Buffalo City Swim Racers is in search of an Administrative Manager to assist with administrative operations of our swim club. This organization has both Learn to Swim and Competitive Swim programs. We’re looking for a highly organized and efficient professional with administrative experience and a basic understanding of swim clubs, though we are willing to provide in-house training. The successful candidate will provide assistance with all administrative activity, including those in accounting and customer service. BCSR is looking for an individual who is comfortable working on tasks both independently or with employees and/or leadership and who can contribute to the overall improvement of our club’s efficiency and productivity metrics.

The selected candidate will be required to pass a USA Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection Training and adhere to all USA Swimming and USOC Safe Sport protocols.

Responsibilities Include:

Business
• With input of club management conduct semi-annual evaluations of personnel and provide guidance
about potential improvements in each employee’s performance
• Serve as the liaison between membership, club management and the Board, communicating needs and
concerns so they can be handled expeditiously
• Implement customer service standards and evaluate employees based on their ability to meet those
standards
• Provide oversight as Club Safe Sport Coordinator
• Maintenance to all aspects of the Club including but not limited to Content Management Systems,
website, social media, etc
• Assist the Business Manager in grant writing/fundraising
• Coordinate calendars for staff, practices, meetings and events
• Write monthly reports and a newsletter column for the web site
• Attends all staff meetings and board meetings on request
• Verify all required employee certifications and maintain staff records
• Forward inquires to appropriate leadership
• Pending approval of the Executive Director, place supply orders on behalf of the organization

Coaching Aspects
• Writes workouts a week at a time, one week in advance
• Keeps a neat and organized workout log available for inspection by the head coach at any time
• Keeps daily attendance
• Arrives 15 minutes early for all workouts and begins workouts on time
• Wears team issued gear and maintains an overall professional manner
• Workout design includes a researched dryland program which is age and skill appropriate
• Creates workouts designed to develop swimmer for the next group
• Helps swimmers set performance goals
• Helps swimmers set outcome goals
• Includes quality stroke work as part of the workout plan
• Maintains control of all swimmers in workout
• Has authority to dismiss a swimmer temporarily-contacts head coach as soon as possible
• Supervises locker room before and after practices

Swim Meets
• Selects individual’s meet events and reviews with each swimmer
• Recommends individual’s meet schedule (with parent approval)
• Has prompt attendance on all scheduled meet days-15 minutes prior to warm-up time
• Structures individual and group warm-ups and ensure safety that complies with USA Swimming warm-up
procedures
• Attends pertinent meetings at all meets
• Wears team colors and maintains a neat appearance
• Speaks to each swimmer before and after each event
• Observes all swims
• Records split times for all swims

Other
• Supports Head Coach/ Executive Director and team policies
• Conducts himself/herself with the highest moral and ethical standards
• Follows the chain of command starting with the head coach to board president to board of directors
• Establishes an environment that fosters positive team attitudes, encourages self-discipline,
sportsmanship and responsibility
• Promotes the organization
• Maintains current USA Swimming coach membership including completion of all required safety
courses
• Maintains full compliance with USA Swimming Code of Conduct
• Positive role model to athletes
• Seek and attend educational opportunities offered by the organization or beyond

Skills
• Proven track record of on-boarding, training and motivating administrative employees
• Excellent communication, time management, leadership and employee development skills
• Documented computer skills- Microsoft Office, Quickbooks

Preferred
• A valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle for travel between sites
• Prior management experience
• Lifeguard Instructor certified
• Knowledge and working experience with athletic programs and teams
• Grant writing experience
• Experience with social media, website support, Hytek Team Manager software and Team Unify software

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

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