Swim Job: Illinois State University seeks full-time Assistant Women’s Swim Coach


Illinois State University, a member of the Missouri Valley and Missouri Valley Football Conference, is seeking a qualified candidate for a 12 month, full-time Assistant Women’s Swim Coach.


Illinois State University logoThe Assistant Women’s Swim Coach will assist the head coach in all phases of the Women’s Swimming and Diving program including but not limited to recruiting qualified student-athletes, organization and design of practice and competition, on-deck coaching, pool scheduling, team management, travel arrangements, budget management, coordination of academic and compliance staff, alumni development, fundraising and other duties as assigned. The assistant coach is responsible for conducting any duties or activities with integrity and within the rules of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), the Missouri Valley Conference and/or Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVC or MVFC), the State of Illinois, Illinois State University, and the Athletics Department.


A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred. One to two years of collegiate and/or club coaching experience (GA experience accepted) is preferred. The assistant coach must pass the NCAA Division I recruiting exam annually. The assistant must also have certification in CPR/AED and First Aid or become certified upon employment. Required skills include: a proven ability to teach and coach fundamentals and advanced skills; advanced knowledge of swimming techniques and strategies; proven organizational and leadership ability; proficient computer skills, and thorough knowledge of NCAA Recruiting Rules.


Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Illinois State University is an EOE/AA employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

Lisa Mason, Employment Consultant
Human Resources
Email: [email protected]


Applicants must apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs

Application Procedure:
The screening and selection process is currently underway and will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. Should a review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted.

Internal Posting Number: 0707109
Apply-by Date: May 18, 2015
Starting Date: June 1, 2015
Employer Information:

Illinois State University
Athletic Department
Campus Box 2660
Normal, IL 61790-2660


Illinois State University (ISU), founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois, United States; it is located in the town of Normal. ISU grants a variety of doctoral degrees, emphasizes teaching, and encourages faculty to conduct additional research. ISU is also recognized as one of the top ten largest producers of teachers in the US according to the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. The ISU athletic teams are members of the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference and are known as the “Redbirds,” in reference to the state bird, the cardinal.

Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of Illinois State University.

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