Urbana University, a division of Franklin University, has an opening for a part-time Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swim Coach. Urbana is a NCAA Division II institution that competes in the Great Midwest Athletic/Mountain East Conference (GMAC/MEC).
The assistant coach will assist the head coach with all aspects of the program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coaching at practices from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and assisting with practices on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Also, if available, to travel to meets which are held on Fridays/Saturdays and often includes driving a University van, being able to assist and learn if not previously trained in recruiting qualified student-athletes, developing student athletes athletically as well as assisting with their personal growth as young men and women, and other administrative duties as assigned by the head coach.
We are looking for someone to come in and assist with building upon the current foundation and help propel the teams to greater success. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone who has prior experience as a competitive swimmer and possibly some coaching experience to come in and make a difference with a program that is on the rise and also have the ability to learn from an experienced coach.
We seek someone with a Bachelor’s degree and excellent verbal communication skills who can help to continue the strong tradition of graduating our students within 4 years and achieving recognition for our team GPA’s. A background in strength and conditioning would be a plus in this position. This individual must have the ability to travel to some, if not all, away meets, possess a valid driver’s license and have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Report to be able to drive a University van. In addition, the part-time Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach must successfully pass an NCAA eligibility test in order to be able to recruit off campus.
Urbana University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Urbana does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.
How to Apply
To apply, please visit http://tinyurl.com/franklin-urbana-employment to complete the application for the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swim Coach position and attach a cover letter, a copy of your resume and a list of references.