Part-time assistant Swim Coach

Applications due 12/31/23

Job Description:

Date posted: October 16, 2023

Location: 5500 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN, USA

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has an amazing opportunity for individuals excited and committed to lifelong learning as a Part-Time Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach. We have been ranked No. 1 among U.S. engineering colleges by the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges Guide for over 20 years.

As our new Part-Time Assistant Swimming and Diving, you will assist the Head Swimming and Diving Coach in managing the program by providing ongoing assistance in recruitment, training and leadership for student athletes while creating positive experiences for all individuals participating in the swimming and diving program. You will assist with team and player development and training as well as contribute ideas and input for practices. In the absence of the head coach, you will lead and demonstrate practices and may have specific positional coordination responsibilities as well as supervise other coaches. You will evaluate athletes’ performances and make recommendations and/or decisions regarding participation in competitions. Through continual communication and sharing information about the program with alumni and friends, you will assist with fundraising efforts for the program. You will also identify, evaluate, and assist with ongoing recruitment of prospective athletes, with recruitment responsibilities that may be off campus, including home visits, and assist with on-campus visits (National or International). You will participate in scheduling, planning and travel arrangements, which may include transporting athletes and/or equipment to away competition. You will conduct research for and make recommendations regarding equipment purchases, meeting the continued needs of the team. An integral part of the success of our athletic programs, you will support team and players to thrive academically, helping to integrate athletes with Institute and department services. As our Part-Time Assistant Swimming and Diving, you will be a role model, exemplifying high standards of sportsmanship, conduct and values in support of the mission and vision of the Institute.

Qualified candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree and one to two years’ experience playing or coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level with demonstrated ability to recruit academically oriented student athletes. In addition to these qualifications, preferred applicants will have a master’s degree and college coaching experience.

At Rose-Hulman, your successes are celebrated in a welcoming, supportive, and flexible environment with a number of benefits and resources including a variety of health benefit options; voluntary benefits such as Group Accident and/or Group Critical Illness Insurance, Pet Insurance, and Caregiver Resources; participation in Tuition Exchange; a generous and flexible paid leave program and dedicated time for professional development. As a Rose-Hulman employee, you will also enjoy access to full-service fitness facilities and programming; a performing arts center featuring national touring acts and campus productions; and access to state-of-the-art labs, facilities, and equipment. All employees experience opportunities to have an impact on student lives and be part of a greater purpose through multidisciplinary project collaboration that can have a global impact as well as receiving continual encouragement and support of philanthropic and volunteer opportunities.

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) focused institution, whose students’ education and success are the nucleus of everything we strive for. We support and recognize excellence in teaching, learning, innovation, and intellectual growth of our students, faculty, and staff. Our campus culture is student-focused, welcoming, and inclusive. Here, we believe that every employee has a role to play in the mission of the institute: to provide our students with the world’s best undergraduate science, engineering, and mathematics education in an environment of individual attention and support. 

Located on the banks of the Wabash River and conveniently located within driving distance of seven major cities, Terre Haute is a vibrant community with a revitalized downtown, museums, parks, four higher ed institutions, a rich historical past, and dynamic food, music, and arts scene.

How to Apply

Applications: Only online applications/resumes submitted via the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Employment Opportunities website,, will be accepted until the position is filled. Contact Human Resources via email, [email protected], for questions.

Contact Information

Keith Crawford

5500 Wabash Ave.
Terre Haute, IN 47803

phone: 812-877-8052