Swim Job: University of Connecticut seeks full-time Assistant Swimming Coach

**This job posting is closed**


The University of Connecticut is seeking applications and nominations for the full-time position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.

Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men’s and women’s swimming program including the recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; home and away meet preparation and management; assisting with pool operation, and other duties as assigned by the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; previous collegiate coaching experience as a Head or Assistant Coach of a Division I swimming program (within the past two years); knowledge of and prior experience in the recruiting of Division I student-athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; excellent organizational communication and public relations skills; USS Coaching, Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid instructor certifications needed at the time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience as a collegiate swimming student-athlete and prior experience of community outreach and/or involvement with University activities.


Commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2016001)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on July 16, 2015.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.



Swimming News / Swimming Job is courtesy of the University of Connecticut.

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