Women’s Diving Coach

Job Description:

Date posted: May 23, 2022

Location: Harrisonburg, VA, USA

Women’s Diving Coach

James Madison University, a Division I member of the NCAA is seeking a Women’s Diving Coach to work within a highly competitive program. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package.

 

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the diving portion of JMU Swimming & Diving in coordination and under the guidance of the head coach consistent with the goals of the university and shared goals/vision of the staff.
  • Engage in professionally responsible and values-based coaching to nurture, lead and develop the complete high-achieving student­ athlete academically, athletically and socially.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the sport of diving and coaching strategies to develop talent to NCAA caliber and champion level athletes.
  • Develop a recruiting plan to identify and recruit successful student-athletes whose talents and abilities align with the goals of the university, Athletic Department, and Swimming and Diving program.
  • Recruit, retain and graduate academically successful student­ athletes throughout their tenure at James Madison University.
  • Work and communicate effectively with administration, support staff, alumni, other programs’ coaches within this and other university athletic departments.
  • Exhibit and practice a knowledge, understanding, and application of all NCAA and JMU rules and regulations.

 

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience as a collegiate athlete.
  • Successful experience as a diving coach.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a positive role model, leader, teacher, and coach through previous experiences.
  • Demonstration of proactive, effective and thoughtful interpersonal communication skills along with the ability to work with diverse groups, coaches, administrators, staff and students.
  • Functional computer and social media skills.
  • Commitment to always represent JMU and the program in the highest professional manner.
  • CPR, First Aid, and AED certified subsequent to hiring.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Division I college coaching experience.
  • Previous experience creating and implementing a college recruiting plan.

 

To learn more and to apply, go to joblink.jmu.edu and reference posting F1886, or go directly to https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/12041. Salary is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin 6/3/2022.

 

James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

How to Apply

To learn more and to apply, go to joblink.jmu.edu and reference posting F1886, or go directly to https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/12041. Salary is commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin 6/3/2022.

 

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